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  • Deborah Lindquist
    Deborah Lindquist
    Hi Wendy, the amazon fires are bringing jungle memories. Just thinking about the experience and wondering how you are. And wondering if you have any contact with Tony Suarez? Been doing a little search for him. Hope all is well with you and your family 💫✨🌿 5/6/20 - Great reconnecting, Deb. I'll FB you next time I'm in LA and we'll get coffee!!

    Hi Wendy, the amazon fires are bringing jungle memories. Just thinking about the experience and wondering how you are. And wondering if you have any contact with Tony Suarez? Been doing a little search for him. Hope all is well with you and your family 💫✨🌿

    5/6/20 - Great reconnecting, Deb. I'll FB you next time I'm in LA and we'll get coffee!!

  • Mariann niglio
    Mariann niglio
    Hi Wendy Just read your book while staying in Kauai. Bought it in a little shop specializing in selling local artisan goods. It was hard leaving Kuwaiti, but it’s hard leaving here too. If you could give me one piece of advise how to get me back to Kauai, where we belong, what would it be? M 5/6/20 - Thanks for reading my book, Mariann. Pls sign up for my email list! Re coming back to Kaua'i—without knowing your circumstances, I'd say don't move here if you have close loved ones on the Mainland—aging parents, kids, grandkids.... You'll miss them too much and end up going back. If you love where you already live, just come for longer stays, like a month or two months. That way you won't have the pangs of having to tear yourself away after just a week or two. Do a house swap from Craigslist, or sublet from a local who's going off island for a month or two. - wmr

    Hi Wendy Just read your book while staying in Kauai. Bought it in a little shop specializing in selling local artisan goods. It was hard leaving Kuwaiti, but it’s hard leaving here too. If you could give me one piece of advise how to get me back to Kauai, where we belong, what would it be?
    M

    5/6/20 - Thanks for reading my book, Mariann. Pls sign up for my email list! Re coming back to Kaua'i—without knowing your circumstances, I'd say don't move here if you have close loved ones on the Mainland—aging parents, kids, grandkids.... You'll miss them too much and end up going back. If you love where you already live, just come for longer stays, like a month or two months. That way you won't have the pangs of having to tear yourself away after just a week or two. Do a house swap from Craigslist, or sublet from a local who's going off island for a month or two. - wmr

  • Judith Rousseau
    Judith Rousseau
    Hey Wendy! I knew you almost 50 years ago. We lived together for a short time in Albuquerque; the owner was a Gurdieff follower. You and I worked briefly in a topless joint at the edge of town! You were gonna be a nurse I had hitchhiked to Albuquerque too I recently read some old letters you wrote You were so much fun! And have had an eventful life since then! So glad to have known you Judith (Graefe) Rousseau 5/6/20 - JUDITH !!! Wonderful to reconnect with you! <3 wmr

    Hey Wendy!
    I knew you almost 50 years ago. We lived together for a short time in Albuquerque; the owner was a Gurdieff follower.
    You and I worked briefly in a topless joint at the edge of town! You were gonna be a nurse
    I had hitchhiked to Albuquerque too
    I recently read some old letters you wrote
    You were so much fun! And have had an eventful life since then! So glad to have known you
    Judith (Graefe) Rousseau

    5/6/20 - JUDITH !!! Wonderful to reconnect with you! <3 wmr

  • Bob
    Bob
    Hi Wendy, I just finished reading "I Did Inhale" which I purchased at the Coconut Marketplace in Kauai. I thoroughly enjoyed your book which I didn't want to end! I too grew up in the 60's (San Francisco Bay Area) and can identify with many things you've written about. You're my free-spirit hero because you acted on your dreams...while I only fantasized about mine! 5/6/20 - Thank you so much, Bob! Sign up for my email list so we can stay connected. You'll enjoy my other books, too. And you probably followed the Contra War in Nicaragua in the mid '80's; my next book covers journalist days there. I appreciate your chiming in! - wmr

    Hi Wendy,
    I just finished reading "I Did Inhale" which I purchased at the Coconut Marketplace in Kauai. I thoroughly enjoyed your book which I didn't want to end! I too grew up in the 60's (San Francisco Bay Area) and can identify with many things you've written about. You're my free-spirit hero because you acted on your dreams...while I only fantasized about mine!

    5/6/20 - Thank you so much, Bob! Sign up for my email list so we can stay connected. You'll enjoy my other books, too. And you probably followed the Contra War in Nicaragua in the mid '80's; my next book covers journalist days there. I appreciate your chiming in! - wmr

  • Laura
    Laura
    Hey. I just can’t help but send this now. I was going to wait until I finished reading I Did Inhale. But I just can’t. I’m 22 and I recently went on a crazy and unprepared last minute trip to Kauai (ya know, the best kind of trips) and spent 10 days there and had the most healing and intense trip. But I was in a restaurant south of Kapaa and in their little store front window I saw this book. On the inside someone had written ‘much aloha and safe travels’ I couldn’t read the hand writing of the person who read it but I had left my new book on the plane and thought this would be perfect. The owner ended up giving it to me for free and it’s been one of the craziest experiences reading this book. It turns out that was your handwriting on the cover. And I just have had the strongest emotions reading the book. I just finished chapter nine but had to a top because I was crying too hard. I met a “Jonah” when I was 19 and he acted the same exact way Yours did. As you described his physical I just pictured my Caleb. We had the same conversations. He’d ask me to come visit him in Spain and then in Israel. I always said I would and I never did. He begged me to move to Macedonia with him and it’s one of my biggest regrets but one of my biggest blessings. We tried to work it out a year ago but turned out I wasn’t the only one. They’re married now but he’ll never leave my heart. Anyways as I read these words and your story I just feel your emotions. You don’t mention them much but I feel them and I just couldn’t help to reach out to you. I dont have any intentions or expectations and no end game in mind here but I just wanted to say that I feel so connected to your story and I’m only so little into it. I’ve been working on a piece of my own and been working on it for years. And I can’t wait to finish it and get it out into the world. Thank you. 5/6/20 - Laura, your message means a lot to me. And, no, I didn't delve deeply into the emotional struggles in the book because I wanted the dialogue and action to depict it. And what reader can't relate to, or sympathize with, being 'dropped off' by someone in a foreign country when you expected lasting love? Thanks for sharing feelings, and best of luck with your own writing! - wmr

    Hey. I just can’t help but send this now. I was going to wait until I finished reading I Did Inhale. But I just can’t. I’m 22 and I recently went on a crazy and unprepared last minute trip to Kauai (ya know, the best kind of trips) and spent 10 days there and had the most healing and intense trip. But I was in a restaurant south of Kapaa and in their little store front window I saw this book. On the inside someone had written ‘much aloha and safe travels’ I couldn’t read the hand writing of the person who read it but I had left my new book on the plane and thought this would be perfect. The owner ended up giving it to me for free and it’s been one of the craziest experiences reading this book. It turns out that was your handwriting on the cover. And I just have had the strongest emotions reading the book. I just finished chapter nine but had to a top because I was crying too hard. I met a “Jonah” when I was 19 and he acted the same exact way Yours did. As you described his physical I just pictured my Caleb. We had the same conversations. He’d ask me to come visit him in Spain and then in Israel. I always said I would and I never did. He begged me to move to Macedonia with him and it’s one of my biggest regrets but one of my biggest blessings. We tried to work it out a year ago but turned out I wasn’t the only one. They’re married now but he’ll never leave my heart. Anyways as I read these words and your story I just feel your emotions. You don’t mention them much but I feel them and I just couldn’t help to reach out to you. I dont have any intentions or expectations and no end game in mind here but I just wanted to say that I feel so connected to your story and I’m only so little into it. I’ve been working on a piece of my own and been working on it for years. And I can’t wait to finish it and get it out into the world. Thank you.

    5/6/20 - Laura, your message means a lot to me. And, no, I didn't delve deeply into the emotional struggles in the book because I wanted the dialogue and action to depict it. And what reader can't relate to, or sympathize with, being 'dropped off' by someone in a foreign country when you expected lasting love? Thanks for sharing feelings, and best of luck with your own writing! - wmr

  • Donna Ayerst
    Donna Ayerst
    Holy shit! So, I was going through a couple of boxes of photos, papers and other memorabilia, and found a couple of drawings/birthday greetings you made for me. I also found The Profile from World Campus Afloat and there you were in the student listings. I still love the drawings you made and would love to meet up sometime. I am living in the Sierra foothills, a half hour from Sacramento. Have lived overseas for most of my life. Long story. Any chance we could organize something (if you are interested) sometime in the future? 5/6/20 - Donna, it was SO GREAT reconnecting with you. We were wonderful shipboard friends so long ago! I'll call you again soon! &lt;3 wmr

    Holy shit! So, I was going through a couple of boxes of photos, papers and other memorabilia, and found a couple of drawings/birthday greetings you made for me. I also found The Profile from World Campus Afloat and there you were in the student listings. I still love the drawings you made and would love to meet up sometime. I am living in the Sierra foothills, a half hour from Sacramento. Have lived overseas for most of my life. Long story. Any chance we could organize something (if you are interested) sometime in the future?

    5/6/20 - Donna, it was SO GREAT reconnecting with you. We were wonderful shipboard friends so long ago! I'll call you again soon! <3 wmr

  • Rafaela
    Rafaela
    Hello, I read about your book on the Babelcube website, and I'm interested in translating your book into Portuguese, how can I have complete access?

    Hello, I read about your book on the Babelcube website, and I'm interested in translating your book into Portuguese, how can I have complete access?

  • Sue Dunne Cannon
    Sue Dunne Cannon
    Wendy, you may or may not remember me from our childhood summers in Amagansett. Oddly, today I was listening to a "summer mix" station on Amazon Music; and the song "Wendy" came on. It brought me right back to Atlantic Avenue, the beach and lifeguard shack, your big red house, your family...those amazing days before the Hamptons were THE Hamotons and we were all just kids. Those memories set me on an internet search to discover what had become of you - and here you are! I'm sorry to hear of your Dad passing. I can still see him clearly in my mind. Not sure which sister you lost; but I hope the journey to healing has begun. Anyway, I just wanted to say hello and wish you well. Sue Dunne (Cannon) 5/6/20 - So, so great being back in touch with you, Sue! Maybe we'll actually meet again in the Finger Lakes later this year!

    Wendy, you may or may not remember me from our childhood summers in Amagansett. Oddly, today I was listening to a "summer mix" station on Amazon Music; and the song "Wendy" came on. It brought me right back to Atlantic Avenue, the beach and lifeguard shack, your big red house, your family...those amazing days before the Hamptons were THE Hamotons and we were all just kids. Those memories set me on an internet search to discover what had become of you - and here you are! I'm sorry to hear of your Dad passing. I can still see him clearly in my mind. Not sure which sister you lost; but I hope the journey to healing has begun. Anyway, I just wanted to say hello and wish you well. Sue Dunne (Cannon)

    5/6/20 - So, so great being back in touch with you, Sue! Maybe we'll actually meet again in the Finger Lakes later this year!

  • WILLIAM A FALCONER
    WILLIAM A FALCONER
    WILL THIS GET ME A AUTOGRAPHED BOOK ? 5/6/20 - Don't you already have them all, Wild Bill ? Haven't seen you on Kaua'i in a while, where ya been? Hugs, wmr

    WILL THIS GET ME A AUTOGRAPHED BOOK ?

    5/6/20 - Don't you already have them all, Wild Bill ? Haven't seen you on Kaua'i in a while, where ya been? Hugs, wmr

  • Pamela Harwood
    Pamela Harwood
    Hi, this is Pamela from Patmos,Greece. Is this "Ikosi?" I missed your Bridgehampton Library talk, but I live in Bridgehampton and NYC. I sent you a "friend" request on Facebook... Love, 5/6/20 - So great being reconnected to you, Pam! And thanks for telling me about Antonis (named "Theologo" in my 'I did Inhale' book). Serious closure there. There's a song called "Halo" or something to that effect, by Mariah Carey (I think) that now reminds me of him. High times of our lives…and I don't mean drugs. &lt;3 &lt;3 -wmr

    Hi, this is Pamela from Patmos,Greece. Is this "Ikosi?"
    I missed your Bridgehampton Library talk, but I live in Bridgehampton and NYC. I sent you a "friend" request on Facebook... Love,

    5/6/20 - So great being reconnected to you, Pam! And thanks for telling me about Antonis (named "Theologo" in my 'I did Inhale' book). Serious closure there. There's a song called "Halo" or something to that effect, by Mariah Carey (I think) that now reminds me of him. High times of our lives…and I don't mean drugs.
    <3 <3 -wmr

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