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Where are you from:United States
Number of Children:1 Child
Travel Duration:3-6 months
Departure Date:6 June 2014
Completion Date:31 August 2014
Travel Budget:Super Budget ( < than $50/day)
Travel DestinationsNorth America,
Greetings! I'm Jen Hartley, writer, local food and sustainability activist, and homeschooling mom to Lily, who is almost 7. We live in the beautiful Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts. We are intrepid explorers of forests, mountains, knowledge, and our own hearts. This summer we'll be launching a journey unlike any other we've undertaken.
In June 2014, Lily and I will be setting off on a long-distance quest around the United States. For three months, on a shoestring budget, we’ll be hosted by friends along the way. Before, during, and after the trip, I’ll be writing, blogging, and taking photos that will culminate in a final printed memoir. We'll be exploring themes of home, community, connection, intimacy, and impermanence.
There are a bunch more details about this quest over on our Kickstarter page, at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1051878865/scattered-sanctum-a-memoir
(The campaign ends on March 7th and has been quite a journey in itself!)
You are welcome to join us virtually, via my blog, at http://scintillatingspeck.wordpress.com.