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Desert Quest – A tale of Earthship Academy

Whoa! What a trip. Two months of pure labor intensive euphoria.
When I had first heard of Earthships, like many of you, I knew it was something special . I needed to know more, I had to get my hands dirty first hand, really, I needed to feel the magic.

After my application was approved and it really sunk in – I was super excited. Who knows what to expect. Even after reading this – you wont know either – unless you do it. Friday, day one,  was filled with meeting thirty people from all over the globe and getting a pleasant orientation with Mike Reynolds and Kirsten Jacobson (two of the three founders of the Earthship Academy along with Ron Sciarrillo.)  Later we entered our sleeping quarters, no need for a description here except for be open minded when you come and willing to have a crash course in communal living. Which for me as a person who is alone most of the time, was something I needed to experience and was glad I did.

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