friend button, from kathryn's LRY archives

LRY listings

updates and contact info for former LRYers
(taken from the housebook)

Chapter One
September 1998 - September 1999

Carrying the Bright Flame of Spirit

Record 42
Name: Carol MacGregor
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: USA
Time: 1999-09-28 03:20:29
Comments: Private!!! -Click to View-

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Record 41
Name: erin okeefe
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: then n.j. now florida
Time: 1999-09-20 02:59:48
Comments: i was just playing around and found this site. wow do i miss those days. i was in l.r.y. 78-83 give or take a year or so. i did lots of conferences and star island also homestead camp. there are so many i have lost contact with. so much of who i am today is because of l.r.y. i just wanted to say thanks. what wild happy times those were. i really hope more of us find this site and reconnect.


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Record 40
Name: Kelly Smith
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: Jax, FL
Time: 1999-09-18 00:26:38
Comments: Anybody out there from the Mountain Desert District circa 1982-85? I helped "organize" the last, doomed Mi-Con and watched the wobbly transition from LRY to YRUU take shape in Denver and Boulder and Greeley (anyone for a blueberry muffin sacrifice?). Now, incredibly enough, I have become a YRUU advisor...I'd love to hear from anyone who remembers Foss Park. BTW, Dirk Dawson, are you reading these?!?

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Record 39
Name: Ed Fuqua
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: AugustaGA (LSD) then NYC now
Time: 1999-09-13 19:21:44
Comments: Private!!! -Click to View-

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Record 38
Julie, Kathryn (blame Julie for the appalling haircut), Ursula and Paul.  photo copyright 1981 Brian Oelberg
on the steps of taco villa, fall of '81
julie farman, kathryn price, ursula shea & paul borneo
photo by brian oelberg

Name: Ursula Shea Borneo & Paul Borneo
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: Massachusetts
Time: 1999-09-11 03:16:15
Comments: From the last days of LRY, the 51st Airborne Division, (the people who were more likely to be on the roof than at the worship service...).

Well, times have changed. And yet we wouldn't be who we are today if it hadn't been for the magic of LRY! It was unbelievably awesome to find a place where we could groove with our sixties-nostalgic cohorts, a place where EVERYONE was the weirdo from their high school... and a place to explore our hopes and our values... in 1979-82.


Paul and Ursula met each other at Con-Con '80, and we got married in 1983. Now, after almost 20 years, we have a little baby, daughter Ava. We stay in touch with a handful of compadres from the good old days, and would love to hear from others. (Got the full Soup archives from Ed Inman - they are fascinating. Bravo to him for ressurecting and binding them.)

Be well, good people!

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Record 37
Name: Nina West
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: Atlanta, Ga
Time: 1999-09-04 18:24:13
Comments: I check in from time to time to see if there are people I remember from LRY. So far the only person I have known for sure was Ed Fuqua. The name Adam Auster is familiar. We were probably around at the same time though not in the same places. I don't know Scott from Canada but I wondered if Scott knew or remembered a fellow from Canada named Rupert DeGruchy (Sp?). I remember meeting him down here in the south possibly at a Continental Conference and wondered if anyone knew what had become of him. His name was such a great name that it has stuck in my memory all of these years.


I sometimes miss a certain feel that life had back in those days but in some ways don't really miss LRY itself very much. I recognize the ways in which it has shaped me. As LRY was a self-governing group that had little or no in-put from parents, I realize I just assumed that's the way things were supposed to be. There are other things about LRY that have left their mark though it would be difficult to summarize them here.

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Record 36
Name: SCOTT STUTZMAN
Referred by: Net Search
From: ECF>CA>OR>ONT>BC>SAN DIEGO
Time: 1999-08-06 20:25:35
Comments: Here I am waxing major nostalgia, listening to a "due SOUTH" sound track.


Once, many lifetimes ago, I was president of the Eastern Canadian Federation- LRY. The memories of Toronto's "SCHTICK" conference, Ottawa's spring '67 confernece, and Montreal's conferences where we were taxed by the hotel hosting our dinner for providing our own entertainment(?) still flood me. In such innocence we planned the "Search for Sensitive Surroundings " session at Unirondack. Anyone remember? People came from Atlanta, Chicago, N.Y. and 'Frisco.

We had wonderful and vague workshops, dinners in castles, and dancing that was great. "We would be one" was our hymn of youth.

For me, the quest was to find larger circles of experiences. I married young, lived in a tipi in British Columbia, figured out that becoming a young father had responsibilities that could no longer indulge my youthful fancies, learned the disciplines of forming metal, making parts for the Space Shuttle fleet, as well as cruise missiles; fought San Diego City Hall (Pete Wilson) over a landfill site next to my home & won.

I now price and estimate the Unmanned Air Vehicles that were used in Bosnia and Kosovo to track and document what had been normally unseen. The daughter of my youth is now an adventurer who has traveled the world. She found the courage to live her adventures/dreams. I've helped raised two of three children without anything in their experiences coming close to the unique love and sharing I experienced with my growth through LRY.

I'm greatful for the memories. The thread of oneness ...

Now for the practicalities: Anyone know of the whereabouts of Gregg Torrington (VP ECF'69), Mike Fitzgerald, Shelia or Ian Morrison? IAN SCOTT, where are you? The names are too many to list and although we've changed, the thought has occurred more than once that a gathering is long overdue. ECF was one of the GREAT! success stories of LRY in the late 60's and it would be the only reunion I would consider attending from my place on the beach in Sountern California. Anyone interested?

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Record 35
Name: Chuck Rosene
Referred by: From a Friend
From: Oakland, CA
Time: 1999-07-28 02:03:40
Comments: I'm trying to remember Russel from Deerfield, Il last name - it was his idea to do the "Friend" buttons as a fund raising gig in 1971 - we also printed up that batch of purple and blue LRY buttons, and used them for the same fund raising gig.

Let's get a LRY.org thang going - anybody want to pledge a couple of bucks? Would you guys be willing to administrate it?

Reply: I like doing the webcrafting for this site, but sure wouldn't mind if someone else wanted to pay for the domain name. --k

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Record 34
Name: Big Dave Lotz

Time:21-Jul-99 20:38:23
Subject: Lryallumnus, David lotz 70'-75
Comments: Dear Folks,

Been waitin for this, for years! Contact... Are you guys really out there? I am happy to report that I still am still Out There and have not sold out!...At least not yet.

Big Dave Lotz, Former leader of the Miami contingent of our little red yoyo.

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Record 33
Name: Sally K. Amsbury
Referred by: From a Friend
From: Berkeley First Church Oops now San Francisco Church well really I live in Oakland
Time: 1999-07-20 03:45:20
Comments: Hi and how wanderful. Your references are lost on me. I graduated from high school in '69 so I got out of LRY before you guys got in. The conferences were major groovy learning spaces for me. I'm glad to finally be convinced that LRY survived way past me. They were talking about there being too much S., D. and R&R when I was in. I was so glad when CUUPs happened. Until then I had been the token witch since I came out. Hi, Carl. Groovy Man and Neat! Sally

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Record 32
Name: Adam Auster
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: Arlington, Mass.
Time: 1999-07-15 21:54:49
Comments: Hello, everyone! Gosh, it’s been a long time. I was in LRY in New England and New York in the early 1970s. Unlike many of my friends from back then, who have settled in Washington State, I’ve stayed put. Today I live in Arlington and work in Cambridge, about two blocks from what used to be the LRY apartment the year (73-74) that I lived there.

I’m in touch with a cohort of former LRYers (and their friends) in the Seattle area, most through my sister, who lives there. After all this time, and after the demise of LRY, this connection seems precious and remarkable.

This is a great site! Reading the other guestbook entries makes me feel that I know the people who wrote them.... egad, I *do* know some of you!

Kathryn, thanks for setting this place up. I’ll be checking back. To those who were in LRY before me, or with me: Thank you. To those who came after: We did our best. To everyone, very best wishes. A long, strange trip, indeed.

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Record 31
Name: Merry-Lynn Amsbury
Referred by: From a Friend
From: then: Richmond, CA/ now: Portland, OR
Time: 1999-07-08 01:14:00
Comments: I was active in LRY in the Berkeley Church (on the hill) in the early to mid sixties. I would be interested in hearing from and about others who were also active during that time. I participated in many of the "retreats" held around the Bay Area.

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Record 30
Name: Joan Channing Horton
Referred by: From a Friend
From: texas then, now oregon
Time: 1999-07-07 08:29:58
Comments: TAOK-TM federation 1970-1972. My FRIEND button fell off in Golden Gate Park about 23 years ago, but my LRY and my Yippie! buttons are hanging on my bulletin board at this very moment, as is my Flaming Chalice pendant (old 60's style). My Arlingtion, Texas LRY group saved my life back then. I was depressed enough to consider suicide, which I was smart enough to realize was useless. But if I hadn't had my little clique of outsiders and a bunch of pot, I'd have gone off the deep end. Loved reading Colin Pringle's stories last night. Looking forward to more...

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Record 29
Name: Karen Davis Henzey
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: Washington, DC
Time: 1999-06-29 20:30:10
Comments: WOW! It's incredible to see "People Soup" and a copy of a "Friend" button again! Years melt away and I can see so many faces from the past. It's great to see LRY on the Internet-- hope to see more soon!

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Record 28
Name: Lid Adolph Reilly
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: Lexington MA
Time: 1999-06-29 05:05:54
Comments: In during the 70's. Somewhere in my basement is a map of NERO's plan to take over VT. I'll have to think a little bit before I get into the impact LRY had on my life, experiences both good and those that I could have lived without. I will try to get my email address on here but quite honestly I don't know it...

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Record 27
Name: Molly Monahan
Referred by: From a Friend
From: Currently, Montclair, New Jersey, believe it or not
Time: 1999-06-24 05:32:14
Comments: What a wonderful place you have here. Before I think up something clever to say I want to tell everyone I am here, and would love to hear from old friends. I do not know if it is a particularly LRY experience, or simply one that reflects the intensity of our age, but the people who came into my life in LRY remain strongly connected either in active relationships or powerful memories.

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Record 26
Name: John Kramel
Referred by: From a Friend
From: Cleveland. Now Miami, FL
Time: 1999-06-23 20:13:34
Comments: in LRY circa 1956 - 1961. Advisor in late 60's, when I was subverted by strange young people into wild dope-smoking, tripping hippie. Now a straight, hard-working, conservative Republican -- haha, just kidding.

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Record 25
Name: Chuck Rosene
Referred by: From a Friend
From: Oakland, CA
Time: 1999-06-23 19:10:54
Comments: Yow! Fun stuff - now I have to run to the scanner - have I got some archives for you! (Will track down the infamous "all-nude" Continental Conference 1970 pic, also!)

Reply: I also have an "all-nude" Con Con pic, from '81 (We had a pool that year!). But I wonder, could we be busted for e-publishing these nude photos since, at the time, some of us in these pics were under 18? As it was, I put it in the yearbook that year, but I was overruled and others yanked it at the last minute. Send the photos along. I'll try to shake off this summer-heat lethargy and post them. Hugs, -- k

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Record 24
Name: Ed Fuqua
Referred by: Net Search
From: AugustaGA then, NYC now
Time: 1999-06-21 15:43:03
Comments: I was just (favorite euphemism for wasting time) and had previously found a few LRY references in the UU website. Awash in a sea of nostalgia by waves arising from notification of my high school reunion and the untimely demise of my LRY advisor from days of yore, I was thinking how little I had to share with people I went to high school with and who I really wanted to see were the people who really mattered to me during my adolescence. And lo and behold...


Yes, let's reune. Soon. Frogmore or less....

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Record 23
Name: Jaye Beebe
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
Time: 1999-05-30 02:02:23
Comments: LRY was a part of my life between 1964 and 1969. Those years are still a part of me. I cannot forget them, nor do I want to. ARF/GOD/Mi-Con, I could go on and on and on and on... I want to get caught up with so many friends, so many kindred spirits. Drop me a note, send me a line!

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Record 22
Name: Carol MacGregor
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: Lexington then,North Adams now
Time: 1999-05-19 09:42:13
Comments: I couldn't believe it when I found this. I'm truly shocked and can't think of anything to say that is equal to the moment. I wish I'd never stumbled off on my own, leaving behind the friendships and the feeling of being surrounded by love. A time and place where people were like I was. Anyway, I see some long-ago names -- hey Bob D., Glenn, Gary hubie, WARREN!? Too many decades are gone. I love you all, please feel free to e-mail me -- it would feel like new life.

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Record 21
Name: Clare Cherkasky
Referred by: From a Friend
From: Northern Virginia
Time: 1999-05-15 00:03:00
Comments: What? I have to put comments? Well, for one thing, I actually go to the big church now -- All Souls, Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, etc. It ain't the same, but it's better than going to Mass.

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Name: Leslie Blair
Referred by: From a Friend
From: Defuncto (Delco)
Time: 1999-05-12 00:34:19
Comments: I am SAM Mountain Woman, Frogmor, rallies in DC, United Farm Workers, My local (Delco, PA) being disbanded by our church due to influences beyond their control LOL. GWAF Men!!!!! Katy Darling, we miss you. Hey, Timmy, what's up, Hi, Mike and John.

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Name: mark spangler
Referred by: From a Friend
From: g.w.a.f. cabin 26, m.v.u.c., and now so. cal.
Time: 1999-05-11 02:28:47
Comments: please post pictures

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Name: Mike Lyons
Referred by: From a Friend
Time: 1999-05-11 00:04:09
Comments: Did LRY affect your life as much as it did mine? Thank you Carole Denton for enlightening me. "Does anyone want a ham sandwich?" - Triangle 1968, night of the eclipse.

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Name: John Kofler
Referred by: From a Friend
From: alexandria va.
Time: 1999-05-10 13:07:57
Comments: On ward __________ the fog. I love a rainy night. Paul Erickson are you on the list?

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Name: Tim Hoover
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: VA..GWAF
Time: 1999-05-07 16:58:40
Comments: I was delighted to find a LRY website. I was afraid that any knowledge of the existence of LRY had been forgotten. To see our country in the condition it is in now causes me great pain. Contrary to the teachings of the LRY I knew and loved.


God Bless GWAF'ers and Sam's. Where are the people of the east coast? As I attempt to write, my eyes tear up remembering some of the finest times in my life. Rocky? Shirley? KJ? Members of the Quagmire Corps? The SAM mountain women, The late Rev. John Well's, of the MVUC...Katy Darling...

MISS ALL OF YOU PEACE...
Tim

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Name: John Braat
Website: Conscientious Carpentry
Referred by: From a Friend
From: Cambridge Ma.
Time: 1999-03-11 04:15:22
Comments: This is WONDERFUL!! Where's the rest of us? Why aren't we here? It's so great to see familiar names! John Rosett where are YOU? I've been hiding in Ma. most of these years. Everybody, If you send me an email, I'll send you one. Fair enuff? I think so. Fer gods sakes lets all remember the LRY cheer.

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Name: Robert Toren /Bob Pittsburgh/ Joy Redscarf
Website: Robert's Home Page
Referred by: Net Search
From: Berkeley, CA
Time: 1999-02-20 18:00:00
Comments: LRY / OPIK / GodArful ... The subject (that is: the nature of youth) is too large to broach here... I approach the memories cautiously, filled with nostalgia and embarrassment... LRY had a profound, positive impact... more on this later... Thanks for doing this site... There's some LRY thoughts linked to my autobio page: http://www.cea.edu/~rtoren/autobio.html

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Record 13
Name: Lucille Turnavian (Avakian)
Referred by: Net Search
Time: 1999-01-29 04:27:47
Comments: Howdy folks. LRY and YRUU were a definite trip. It took a long time but I've created my own pocket of good feeling happiness with creativity, silliness, art, music, pets and a very special sweetheart. Tonight, after searching the web for building supplies for the home I'm designing, I thought I'd do a search for Homestead Camp. I did Homestead 80 and 81 I believe and LRYRUU 81 - 87. Interested to hear how people have integrated the good parts of the youth experience into adult life.

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Name: Ariel Paisley
Referred by: Net Search
From: Pittsburgh/Berkeley/Santa Cruz/Eugene/Portland/Maui
Time: 1999-01-24 08:40:01
Comments: Born Unitarian-Universalist / LRY: 1967 to 1974 / SRL: 1974 to 1979 / Rowe Camp: 1973, 1974. LRY was such an integral part of my life, heart, and soul for so many years, I'm not sure how to put it all into words just yet. I just know I wouldn't be the person I am had LRY not been there to provide a free zone in which I could explore forbidden territory and grow in unprescribed ways. It's nice to find this website. I'll check back in periodically. Aloha.

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Name: Nina West
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: Atlanta, GA
Time: 1999-01-17 20:16:10
Comments: I was in LRY here in Atlanta from 1970 to sometime in 1976 or thereabouts. LRY was very important to me. So was being part of a Unitarian Universalist community. I am currently a member of a UU church here in Atlanta. I suppose that puts me in a peculiar minority of people who have been lifelong UUs. Are there any others out there?


I used to love dancing the Virginia Reel at conferences. It seemed, for awhile, to be the main activity with which conferences here in the southeast began. I was going to end my entry here and went to preview it. I noticed that in order to complete this message I have to SUBMIT. As a good little UU and former LRYer, I'm not sure I can bring myself to SUBMIT. Will that leave me forever stuck in some sort of internet wasteland?

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Name: Russ Silbiger
Website: The hompage of Russ
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: Oregon
Time: 1999-01-14 16:32:20
Comments: LRY New Jersey 72 to 76. Chapel Hill Conference 74 Rowe Camp 73,74,75

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Name: Valeri Jones (nee Valerie Stapel)
Website: The Team Jones Home Page
Referred by: From a Friend
From: PA->MA->NJ->CA->UT (What a long, strange trip it's been)
Time: 1999-01-08 17:42:33
Comments: I think it was 1974 that I was introduced to LRY by my good friend Richard Gaines. What a different track my life would have taken had that event not taken place.

I attended conferences up and down the east cost from Maryland to Massachusetts until the late 70's. Unfortunately, I haven't kept in touch with the friends I made or even the people that I lived with. (But I still have very fond memories about a certain house on a certain traffic circle in Cherry Hill, NJ - you know who you are).

I've been working in the computer industry since the early 80's, and I'm currently working as a software tester for a networking company. I'm living in Utah with my former-Marine husband of 11 years, my 9- and 6-year-old daughters and my 4 cats in a nice house on a cul-de-sac, very much living the life of the middle-class American Dream. It's not exactly the alternative lifestyle I pictured so many years ago, but life happens.

What kind of life happened to you? Drop me a line!

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Name: Eric Billington
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: Toronto, now Montreal
Time: 1999-01-03 05:20:08
Comments: I guess I am not the only one having fond memories of the LRY days. There were many interesting and talented people in the group. I was involved on and off through a few "generations" from the late 60's(Unicamp, various Toronto groups) until I advised an LRY/YRUU (they prefered LRY) group in Montreal in the early 80's.


I have many Photos, film footage and some archived materials somewhere...I have got out of touch but sometimes come across old LRYer's, and I often wonder what happened to everyone. I am happy to see a site.

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Name: Lynn Talbot
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: Omaha, KC now in NYC
Time: 1998-12-04 04:53:59
Comments: Had a lot of fun in LRY in 1975-79 in the midwest, but now I'm in NYC, and I miss knowing what happended to everyone. I can't believe I look back on the 70s with such fondness. Definitely we did a lot of things we shouldn't have, much to our psychological and spiritual benefit.

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Name: Nikolai Turetsky
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: West LA, now Hawaii
Time: 1998-11-21 07:16:24
Comments: Just feeling nostalgic and curious.

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Name: Warren Senders
Referred by: Just Surfed On In
From: Cambridge, MA
Time: 1998-11-15 17:02:46
Comments: I was never affiliated with the Unitarians, but, an alienated and marginalized teenager, I was introduced to LRY by friends in the 70s. It changed my life; for the first time I found people my own age whom I could talk to!


I live in the Boston area, where I practice, teach and perform music; I specialize, believe it or not, in the traditional classical music of India. Over the past 15 years I've lived in India for about 6 years, studying singing with a master teacher there. I'm a faculty member at the New England Conservatory of Music and Emerson College, and I'm deeply involved in alternative education models and curriculum reform. I've also completed four CDs of my own music; the most recent of these is due out the week of November 16.

Any friends from the old days out there? Drop me a note!

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Name: Glenn Cooper
Referred by: From a Friend
From: Seattle via Bedford, Mass.
Time: 1998-10-16 04:56:08
Comments: I was an overage LRYer, lured by my good friends Bob Davis and Chris Blaisdell who kept talking about the wonders of conferences. I finally went to one and was hooked!


Almost all my closest friends through the years were gained through LRY. My family was Protestant but I was never comfortable there. For my 16th birthday, my parents gave me the freedom to go to the church of my choice, as long as I still went to church. I chose the UU church in the center of town, as the nearest thing to comfortable I was likely to find. However, my parents would NOT let me go attend the LRY local, or (of course) conferences. I think they were afraid I would be corrupted. So, I had to do that all by myself, and became rather good at it, I must say. All this happened before my first LRY conference (at the ripe old age of 22), though my LRY experience was a powerful affirmation for me of choices I had already made and the people I wanted to associate with.

After helping with and then managing food for several conferences, I have been cooking as a professional for more than 20 years now. The Orcas reunions mean as much to my as my family reunions, for which I thank you all very much.

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Name: Gary Hubert
Referred by: From a Friend
From: Seattle
Time: 1998-10-01 15:19:33
Comments: An interesting idea, this page. Can we get the wallpaper in paisley ?

Reply: Check out the buttons I scanned in -- not paisley, but perhaps archived rainbows will suffice ;)--k

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Name: Bob Davis
Referred by: From a Friend
From: Massachusetts
Time: 1998-10-01 00:22:15
Comments: After growing up in the UUA in Bedford, Massachusetts, I enjoyed a good involvement in LRY and the Unitarian church. I started my underground High School paper at the church, moving the operation to Harvard Square and the Vietnam Veterans Against The War offices (aka John Kerry's campaign HQ) when the church decided we were too controversial and bad for business. (and, um, where is John Kerry now? Hmmm...)


I held the dubious distinction of being the Middlesex Fed's last conference coordinator, that is every church we approached turned us down and there was never another church-sanctioned LRY conference in our Fed. After a brief stint as a professional hippie/factory worker, I went to college (Evergreen State, of course) and ended up a counselor/corrections officer for 5 years before becoming a computer engineer (not the millionaire kind) for the last 9 years.
I rejoined the local UUA church and was briefly involved in the YRUU local. The kids weren't that interested in conferences, and clearly needed help questioning authority, particularly the authority of their peer groups.

What a long strange trip it's been! Thank God it's not over. (Well, technically I'm more Unitarian than Universalist, but I'll take the all-forgiven stuff too...)

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The KARMA!!! the KARMA!!!!  (copyright 1986,1999 flaming crones)Record 1
Name: Kathryn Price Theatana ("Kathy Price" / "Kathryn Jo Taco")
Website: Moonstone Circle
Referred by: myself / moonstone / guestworld
From: Eilean nan Dóbhran
Time: 1998-09-30 05:56:55
Comments:

Here we are. Testing 1 2 3.

1979 - Hung out with the remnants of the Evanston Local, met members of the Oak Park Local. First conference: Racine V.D. 2/14/80. Fell in love many times over. Had life totally transformed. Backpacked/Hitchhiked around. Ran away from home, summer of '80. Wound up on steps of UUA that fall -- Interned at LRY office in Boston. Despite relative inexperience and allergy to UU political machinations, was elected Taco on "sinking ship exec comm" '81. Edited Soup. Drank too much coffee. Bounced off walls till I collapsed in adolescent high drama.

First COG conference: Labor Day '81, after fleeing the cursed Summer's End where the whole conference was kicked out of the site for being, well, LRYers. Co-ran Spring '84 "COG Goes Outdoors - The Sequel" conference with Paul and Cinnabar. Still in touch with a small handful of close friends and lovers from that era.

LRY was a turning point and major formative experience in my life, and last year (and the year before, actually) was a time of memories, synchronicities and re-assessment. Many old issues and people were coming out of the woodwork... and calling up unresolved feelings. When I found out this was going on for others as well, I decided to create a place where former LRYers could touch base and check in. The conversations that grew out of these renewed contacts were a source of deep healing and re-evaluation for me. Maybe they will be for some of you as well.

Love,
kathryn

For more of my LRY story: how i wound up doing the lry memorial room
For pictures of me and my friends back then: pictures from kathryn's lry archives
For a glimpse into my life these days:

Moonstone Circle -- EcoFeminist Celtic Reconstructionist Pagans. satire, articles, essays, invocations, comics, tales and reviews.

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chapter one
Sep.'98 - Sep.'99
chapter two
Oct.'99 - Nov.'99
chapter three
Dec.'99 - Mar.'00
chapter four
Apr.'00 - Aug.'00
chapter five
Aug.'00 - Present

Editor's note

The above is a more permanent record of the entries in our guestworld guestbook (aka The Housebook). Some people have had trouble accessing the guestworld site, so I'll be regularly uploading the entries here, as well.

If you don't have a webpage yourself (or even if you do), but have jpeg or gif images you'd like to include with your comments, send them along and I'll post them here. To immediately add your thoughts, links, etc. to our housebook, go here. If you can't access that site, e-mail your comments to me and I'll upload your messages directly onto this page. To write a private message directly to one of the authors above, simply click on their underlined, blue name in the opening of their message.

If you don't know your e-mail address, but would like others to be able to contact you, click here. A box should pop up on your screen. Simply fill in what you want to say and paul or I will decipher it and help you figure out your e-mail issues.

Happy ranting, happy re-connecting, glad to see you all.


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