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Date:
11/16/99
Time:
3:11:15 PM

Comments

I would like to learn more about sailing a raft. Could you give me some information? Could you use a psychiatrist/puppetteer on one of your trips? [email protected]

 


Date:
11/16/99
Time:
12:19:01 PM

Comments

hi. this is bob cake in port hardy. we see your truck parked outside our home. are you waiting for the barge in port hardy? stop over for coffee later at the pink house across the street from where you are parked later this evening. my e-mail adress is [email protected]


Date:
11/8/99
Time:
5:25:03 PM

Comments

I tried sending some additional questions to you via FAQ - However, I recd an error message and it did not go through?


Date:
11/4/99
Time:
7:22:51 AM

Comments

Hello DAVID Salut ALLAN Le voilier Promesse et son equipage vous salut des Canaries ou nous sommes arrives depuis 2 mois . Nous aimerions savoir ou en est votre voyage . Dans l immediat nous pensons nous diriger vers le Senegal pour y passer quelques mois avant d aller au Cap Vert .

A bientot

Bon vent ..............

Remi et Sophie


Date:
11/1/99
Time:
12:16:06 AM

Comments

Hello! This is Ben in Santa Fe. Good job on the site!


Date:
10/28/99
Time:
8:52:11 PM

Comments

I have seen your raft docked for the past few years and always wondered what was going on there. Today I found out for the first time what you are all about. You are a creative group of people living a beautiful and simple life. Outstanding! I am really exciting to try out Reprogramming. Thank you for your insight.


Date:
10/10/99
Time:
9:46:37 PM

Comments

hi was sent your site from gggman711(cabbie from n.j.) loved the art, beautiful paintings. very impressive. keep projecting good spirit.beboop57


Date:
10/9/99
Time:
1:25:45 AM

Comments

Hello! My name is Gary, and I am the cabbie who gave "poppa" a ride last week to N.J. to buy a truck. I hope your visit was successful. I am impressed with the page, I think that it is very well done.I also enjoyed the conversation that we had, it was a great story that you told of your adventure. Good luck to all of you in all of your fuyure travels! ---ggg---


Date:
10/9/99
Time:
1:20:05 AM

Comments

My name is gary, and your page is very well done and extremely interesting...I am the cab driver who gave you a ride to N.J. on saturday to look for a truck. I wish you all the best of luck in your travels. Maybe our paths will cross again. I greatly enjoyed your story of the trip, and the rafr facinates me too!!! Good Luck!


Date:
9/26/99
Time:
9:16:17 PM

Comments

Ahoy, am I really the first person to visit. Well its been a while and neutrino dreams and visions are dancing through my head and heart. Fair tides and winds to all the neutrinos. Love Tim


Date:
9/26/99
Time:
11:01:35 AM

Comments

I've been riding my bike past the raft forever - i am VERY HAPPY to finally know what the hell is going on over there. I saw the website banner so here i am....congratulations for maintaiing some taste and decency in the face of the encroaching Manhattan Mall. Susan

[email protected]


Comments

I saw the Floating Neutrinos on National Geographic Explorer. It looks and sounds like a great adventure. I wouldn't mind travelling around the world myself, never thought of using trash. I wish the best of luck to the crew and hope they make it all the way. Jeremy Michigan


 

From: [email protected]
Date: 9/20/99
Time: 4:44:30 PM
Remote Name: 216.112.146.123

Comments

Saw the raft on National Geo last night, I was on my feet cheering when they made it to Ireland.

Wow, what an adventure!


 
Date:
9/19/99
Time:
8:42:10 PM

Comments

It sounds like you have some good ideas about living on the water. You should head across the Erie canal sometime to lake erie.


Date:
9/18/99
Time:
11:40:39 PM

Comments

How in the world can a raft like that be at all seaworthy?


Date:
9/18/99
Time:
11:31:55 PM

Comments

Congratulations on your wonderful adventure!!! Wish I could have been there~~~ [email protected]


Date:
9/16/99
Time:
10:59:07 AM

Comments

I am very proud to be the first person to visit your web site. If I am correct, I am also the first person to assist you after you got underway from NYC. I sold you all my spare outboard gas on LI Sound off New Rochelle/ Hempstead, heard your plans to cross the "wide Atlantic, and wished you well.

I will expound on my story via e-mail soon.

...Capt. Bill Raftery


Date:
9/14/99
Time:
2:58:10 PM

Comments

Hi Betsy,

Just testing if your guestbook doesn't work.

Wiel


Date:
9/14/99
Time:
7:57:06 AM

Comments

What a story! As a fellow sailor I am moved by your story. It is a strong testiment to the drive of people who have a dream and dare to live it.

David Meyer s/v Brown Eyed Girl Tampa, FL


Date:
9/14/99
Time:
1:09:37 AM

Comments

Whose making your movie?


Date:
9/13/99
Time:
5:32:50 PM

Comments

Kudos to those free souls who keep the spirit of adventure alive.

May you sail the seas forever.

Tom Chittum Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey USA


Date:
9/13/99
Time:
4:06:56 PM

Comments

Hi We got your card today September 13, 1999. So we missed national geographic. We think of you often and wonder where you are. Now that we have your e-mail address we can keep in touch. Love Emery Marcantel (Frenchie)


Date:
9/13/99
Time:
12:20:29 PM

Comments

Saw the National Geographic Explorer show last night about your journey across the Atlantic. I found your story very interesting and enjoyed watching it. But I would not dare to try such a thing myself.

Looking forward to hearing how your Around-the-World journey goes.

God Bless!


Date:
9/12/99
Time:
11:41:13 PM

Comments

Follow-up to message from Robert. If you can possibly find the time to e-mail back, my address is, [email protected] thanks


Date:
9/12/99
Time:
11:37:53 PM

Comments

A big salute and an I,I captain. You people are an inspiration. I am in total awe with what you all have accomplished up to now. I just got through watching national geo' on msnbc. And I noted your website from the side of your vessel. I thought I would drop you a line and wish you the best on the rest of your journey and Gods blessing as well. Give the dogs a big hug for me. take care. Robert


Date:
9/12/99
Time:
11:21:22 PM

Comments

Just saw the show on National Geographic. Thought I would look you guys up on the web and see what you are up too. Great Show. Great adventure - loved the response to the Britsh navy! Can't wait for the next installment!


Date:
9/12/99
Time:
11:17:18 PM

Comments

we saw your special on cnbc...and were deeply moved. your tale of survival has inspired us to investigate the inner depths of our souls...and has motivated us to live each minute to the fullest. thank you for sparking this inspiration!!!


Date:
9/12/99
Time:
11:15:01 PM

Comments

I think that this is an awesome journey and I hope that everyone makes it safely home. I saw the segment on National Geographic about 15 minutes before this message and when I saw the web address on the raft, I had to look it up. Well, best of wishes to all.


Date:
9/12/99
Time:
11:14:35 PM

Comments

Great show on National Geographic. I saw it and had to find your site to leave a message. For a moment I thought I saw a different URL on your raft, but what the heck, this is the one!

Keep up the adventure and congratulations!

======>Andreas Bach, Toronto Canada (eh!)


Date:
9/12/99
Time:
11:08:56 PM

Comments

Good luck and best wishes to you all on your journey...Tim - Houston TX


Date:
9/12/99
Time:
11:03:44 PM

Comments

Hey, saw you on cable-gotta say I admire your balls and sense of adventure! Hang in there! I think it's great your took your dogs, too. -April Hunter


Date:
9/9/99
Time:
10:08:47 PM

Comments

The Sun

The sun shimmers by the onced moon shined bay It glimmers above us so high in the sky The sun, the one that bakes the road, so cold in the morning What courage the sun has to bathe our earth in the sunlight of heaven So let us bathe in that light

Shawn Grauel


Date:
9/9/99
Time:
10:54:09 AM

Comments

Are you docked by Battery Park City? I love looking at it, and that mannequin in the window is spooky, I always think its a Tom Waits kind of a character watching everybody. Its looks like something you'd expect to see in the backwaters of Louisiana. Way cool.

Rock


Date:
9/7/99
Time:
10:14:49 AM

Comments

As a journalist working for the Paris-based leading photographic press agency (GAMMA), I would appreciate to contact your team to discuss and to organise a photo-shooting while you are in France. I thank you to reply by Email : [email protected] or to call me : 04 76 18 13 55. With many thanks Alexie Valois


 
Date:
9/2/99
Time:
9:36:25 AM

no question really, but wanted to tell you how i enjoyed
watching you get in the row boat with the dogs and then i went
through a whole scenario of how to walk your dog while living on
the water. it would make me think twice about having my three
dogs. thanks for the view. 

 

Date:
9/3/99
Time:
10:05:50 AM

Comments

Dear Awakened Musician, I am very sorry that you were so rudely disturbed; Poppa Neutrino and I, Capt. Betsy, are both in France at the moment with the Son of Town Hall raft. I assure you, had we been present in NYC, no such event ever would have occurred. We have immediately gotten in touch with our contacts at Pier 25 and expect that this type of thing will not recur. However, should there be another such incident, please do not hesitate to contact me directly via my e-mail address above, and if necessary we will take more drastic measures. Again, our sincere apologies for the disturbance. Capt. Betsy


Date:
8/31/99
Time:
11:15:34 AM

Comments

I don't appreciate waking up at 2:00am to the sound of your poor practice session. Trying to play Bird heads and Tequilla on your trumpet are sad attempts that are not appreciated by real WORKING musicians, nor rent paying neighbors. How about showing some respect?

You are squatters in an eye sore of floating debris. It's not about who owns the waterways, it's about how far people will push their fellow man. What goes around comes around.


Date:
8/31/99
Time:
9:18:51 AM

Comments

Whether or not I agree with your situation is not the point in this posting. But as a fellow musician and neighbor who has to look at your eye sore daily I say this.

"I DON'T APPRECIATE BEING AWAKENED AT 2:00AM BY YOUR TRUMPET! Give some respect to your neighbors; I would say fellow musicians, but playing Bird heads and Tequilla doesn't qualify as a musician here in NYC.


Date:
8/29/99
Time:
5:36:59 AM

Comments

WOW! THANKS FOR THE CONFIRMATION .THIS IS THE REAFIRMATIOM I NEEDED . THANK YOU,THIS HELPS ME KNOW I'M ON THE RIGHT PATH LOTS GOOODENERGY TO YOU AND YOUR EVIROMENT. LOVE THE 5 L-M-T


Date:
8/24/99
Time:
9:29:33 PM

Comments

Ahoy mates -- The web site looks great and I love all the comments!! Thought I'd add one myself. Sorry for causing a little hullabaloo here with my "tasks". But I know you understand even if I am a pain in the arse :). Lots of luck with the orphanage. Looking forward to seeing the National Geographic piece. Ed said Sep. 12th? You better get that info here on your site!

Love you, Donna B.


Date:
8/22/99
Time:
10:24:37 PM

Comments

dig the freedom you express in living, the freedom of the water...took a picture this past saturday (aug 21) though you'd might like to see... http://returntonature.com/hourfollowshour/images/cam/dcp01343.jpg

Louis ([email protected] | http://returntonature.com)


Date:
8/19/99
Time:
12:31:42 PM

Comments

I am amazed at your accomplishment! Over the last 7 years I built a 25 foot boat out of 90% salvaged/scavanged materials (my biggest score ever... 17 sheets of douglas fir marine plywood discarded because of cosmetic water damage) so I appreciate what a cool thing you have done! A few years ago on a trip to New York I was down by South Street Seaport and saw a bunch of big nice southern pine planks just laying in the gutter near some road construction. In fact all Manhattan seemed a dumpster divers dream. I remember being just pissed that there was no way for me to grab stuff and bring it back to California with me on the plane! I'm glad somebody in New York was grabbing some of the morsels in America's waste stream.

Even now with my boat done I still can't pass by a nice piece of wood on a street or along shore without my mind switching into scavange mode!

[email protected]


Date:
8/17/99
Time:
4:24:26 PM

Comments

i have been admiring your boat for a long time now. i work in the wfc and pass it almost everday as i ride my bike down the west side esplanade. i always thought it reminded me of new orleans, that is where i moved here from, and now, since i saw your website i know the connection. what y'all have done is beautiful and amazing. you are all lucky to be part of such a gifted family. i must admit i've only heard good things about the flying neutrinos cd, i've not actually heard it, but now i definately want to check it out. i'm a photographer and have wanted to photograph your boat since i first saw it. i don't know if you would have a need for something like that, but i would volunteer my services if you did. i'm sure you get a lot of requests like that, but why not try! anyway, that's it... i love the flowers on board. if you want to respond i can be reached at [email protected] thanks for your time and keep on rockin! allison


Date:
8/16/99
Time:
8:41:22 AM

Comments

Passed the Town Hall cycling to work this morning, saw the new banner with the web address, took a look.Very interesting....

I note that you're looking for scrap materials for a new raft. As it happens, I work for a waste exchange service in New York City. Can I help?

Phil Vos, [email protected], 212-240-6920


Date:
8/14/99
Time:
9:07:06 PM

Comments

I grew up watching the Flying Neutrinos perform in the streets of Provincetown and remember them building the first Town Hall. Ten years later, I stumbled across the Town Hall docked in Manhattan. I must have stared for almost an hour in disbelief. It was nice to be reminded of home. Hope you are all well.


Date:
8/13/99
Time:
5:26:20 PM

Comments

Is this the boat that has been "docked" by Battery Park?


Date:
8/12/99
Time:
12:23:22 PM

Comments

Ahoy. I blade or cycle past the raft on the Hudson every day, but just noticed the web site address. Love the flowers on the raft, and the mannequin. Had no idea the rafts were so seaworthy. Truthfully, I thought you folks were squatters, but I liked the look of your raft. Nice to learn you folks are so adventurous. Can I come aboard some time? I'll bring a six-pack.


Date:
8/12/99
Time:
4:24:07 AM

Comments

HAPPINESS IS NOT A DESTINATION;IT IS THE ATTITUDE WITH WHICH WE CHOOSE TO TRAVEL. AND THE SECRET IS WITHIN YOUR SELF. IT IS TRUE IF YOU LIVE IN TUNE WITHSPIRITUAL LAWS,YOU WILLBE IN HARMONY WITH YOUR- SELF.I WANT TO SHARE A STORY WITH ALL OF YOU,MAYBE IS WHATH WE CALL A MIRACLE ..OR JUST A SIGN FROM AN INNER FORCE THAT IF WE HAVE FAITH ,HOPE AND OUR HEART IS PURE ,WE CAN BRING ANYTHING TO OURSELFS. I ALWAYS BELIEVE THAT : ONLY WHEN IS DARK ENOUGH.... ...WE CAN SEE THE "STARS" MY LIFE NOW IS SUCH A MISTERY,I FEEL THAT I AM LOOKING FOR SOMETHING,I FEEL THAT I AM SOO CLOOSE SOMETIMES,BUT SOO FARWAY. I JUST CANT BELIEVED,...I KNOW THAT EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE .....IS ONLY UP TO YOU, I KNOW TO REMEMBER : IF I WANT TO DO IT ...JUST DO IT BECAUSE MY LIFE IS"NOW" I KNOW : DONT EVER GIVE UP :YOUMUSTGOON BUT I FELT I WAS HITTING THE BOTTOM I WAS ABSENTE TO REALITY AND AFRAID OF THE TRUE .YES I WAS AFRAID EVEN THOUGH I HAD A LOT OF POWER WITHIN MYSELF I COULD NOT SEE THE TRUTH .I DID NOT KNOW HOW TO FEED MY SOUL EVERY DAY TO HELP ME TO LOOK STRAITH EVEN WHEN I COULD NOT !! YES WE SAY EVERY TIME WE SOFFER WE GROW,BUT MY PAIN WAS KILLING ME . I HAVE TO THANK GOD TO GIVE ME THE COURAGE EVERY DAY TO LOOK FOR MY SOUL : I HAD ROOM FOR IT,AND I NEVER STOP FIGHTING,I ALWAYS HAD SOME HOPE. I NEVER LOOSE TOUCH WITH MY SPIRIT.I TRIED ALWAYS TO CREATE SOLUTIONS,RATHER THAN GETTING LOST INTHE PROBLEM.I WASN'T AFRAID TO DIE MORE THAN NEVER BEEN BORN.SUCCES WAS KILLING ME ,I AM STRUGGLING RIGHT KNOW JUST TO GET BY,I AM AN ARTIST AND LIVING IN NEW TORK CITY CAN BE VERY STRESSFULL ,KILLING YOUR INDIVIDUALITY,SUKING YOU INTO THE SYSTEM. BUT ON AUGUST 12 AT 2.00 A.M. IN THE MORNING I AM BIKING NOWHERE :NO DIRECTION AT ALL .I FEEL VERY DEPRESS AND DOWN,I CANT SEE THE "LIGHT"AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL,MY FEELING ARE REALLY HITTING THE BOTTOM! I CANT EXPLEIN I FEEL THATH I AM STOCK : LIKE A BOAT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE OCEAN WITH NO DIRECTION. I LOVE THE WATER ,IS PEACEFUL AND RELAXING ,HELPS ME TO MEDITATE AND SOME HOW GIVE ME STRENGH. I DONT KNOW WHY THE DESTINY STOPS MY BIKE RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOUR BOAT ON PIER 25.JUST WHEN I AM FEELING A REALIZATION,I AM FEELING THATH I AM <<<<FLOATING>>>>

GOING NOWHERE AND IT IS THE TIME TO MAKE A REALLY OR A STEP FORWARD OR I AM GOING TO CRACK FOREVER. I REALLY FEEL I GOT THE MESSAGE : IS LIKE SAME INCREDIBLE ENERGY CLEARED ALL THE DARKNESS ,IT WAS THE BIGINNING OF THE LIGHT.ALMOST LIKE THE END OF THE ECLIPSE !!!! GOD, I CANT BELIEVE ITS LIKE A MESSAGE FROM A HIGH ABOVE. I WRITE ALL IN A BLANK PAPER INCLUDING THE : WWW.FLOATING NEUTRINOS .COM WHICH WAS PAINTED ON THE BOAT .I CAME BACK AT HOME A LOOK AT HIM ON THE WEB.....I CANT BELIEVE TO MY EYES ; IT IS LIKE A MIRACLE,I FINALLY BECAME AWARE OF MY LIFE !!! I JUST TURN IN MAY 34 YEARS OLD AND I THINK IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO START ALL OVER AGAIN .I FEEL I HAVE SOO MUCH POWER NOW I COULD GO ON FOR 100 LIFES AND MORE THAN ANYTHING ELSE I LOST MY FEAR. MY MESSAGE FOR ALL THE WORLD OUT THERE IS ; NEVER STOP FIGHTING,ALWAYS HAVE HOPE BE POSITIVE DO NOT GIVE UP , NEVER , THE UNIVERSE WOULDNT BE COMPLETE IF YOU WOULDNT BE HERE!!!!.BE IN TUNE WITH YOURSELF ,NEVER LOOSE YOUR FAITH : REMEMBER ALWAYS EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE IF YOU CAN DREAM IT !!!! THANK YOU INFINITLY TO FLOATING NEUTRINOS TO BE THERE ,YOU REALLY SAVE MY LIFE. LOVE FOREVER ITALIAN ANONIMUS


Date:
8/11/99
Time:
4:28:46 PM

Comments

Fabulous website! I was walking down by the Hudson the other day and noticed that your boat now has a web address. You people are wonderful - I'll visit the site often. Best of luck, H. Madison NY, NY [email protected]


Date:
8/9/99
Time:
11:02:16 PM

Comments

I run past you every morning. Your web site and your story is great. I think I can get Kevin Costner to option the movie rights... :)

Do you guys have to pay rent for that spot? How do you hook up to the web from the boat?

Good luck

Paul [email protected]


Date:
8/8/99
Time:
6:50:45 PM

Comments

I LIKE YOUR WEB SITE ,I LIVE ACROSS THE STREET FROM YOUR HOUSE BOAT .I THINK IT,S REAL COOL VERY BEST TO THE FAMILY BOB


Date:
8/7/99
Time:
4:14:13 AM

Comments

Hello from Fermeuse! Remember us? Many of us are still trying to follow your progress, but it is very difficult to get any info. Hope everyone is well and rest assured our thoughts are with you.

Jerome Postmaster


Date:
8/4/99
Time:
3:30:02 PM

Comments

You folks are a real inspiration! And love the music, by the way!

Elizabeth Barrett Brooklyn, NY [email protected]


Date:
8/3/99
Time:
2:43:55 AM

Comments

Nice looking website. I read about "Son of Town Hall" during my vacation in France (Midi Libre).

Being an ex sailor myself I do wonder how it keeps afloat!!

Bon courage for cap'n Betsy and the crew, I'll visit the website from time to time.

Ab Woutersen, Utrecht, The Netherlands


Date:
8/2/99
Time:
3:24:56 PM

Comments

Hi Cap'n Betsy and David! Having a great time here in England. Hope all you Neutrinos are fit and well. I'll see you when I get back! My great friend Carolyn is here with me - she is providing me with a comfy bed, lots of food and giggles while I'm here in London.

love Wendy

 


Date: 7/25/99
Time: 7:35:47 PM

Comments:

cool site


Date: 6/27/99

Time: 4:32:28 AM

Comments: You stole our dream and you are realising it! We are proud of you! Continue and good luck!

 


Date: 3/31/99
Time: 6:54:06 PM

Comments:

Hello Floaters,

I just want to express my support for all of you on your journey. I hope to see you somewhere on your journey.

Paz y amo de Bolivia
šTadeoš Thaddeus Tubridy


Date:
02 Feb 1999
Time:
21:09:20

Comments

WIEL,

Ik heb vorige week bij Internet XS Geldermalsen de domeinnaam floatingneutrinos laten registreren. Peter Messie zou jou dit ook laten weten zodat de webiste kan worden overgeheveld naar de nieuwe domein. Heb jij het hierover al gehad met Betsy,

Overigens vind ik het een geweldige prestatie. De website is erg mooi geworden. Ik zoek op korte termijn met jou en Pauline contact.

Groeten . Jan Theunissen ([email protected])


Date:
29 Dec 1998
Time:
00:06:48
 

Comments

Hi, Wiel, Just testing this out to see how it works, You are doing a beautiful job, I am very happy with how it is going. I am working on my connections here to get some stuff scanned to send off to you, also writing as fast as I can, considering how many different places I've been in the past several weeks, and limited computer access. Hope you're having a good vacation, I'll write more via regular e-mail. Betsy


Date:
20 Dec 1998
Time:
16:16:00
 

Comments

Dear crewmembers, Wiel and Pauline,

I think this web-site looks very good. Is the guestbook already working. Bye , Jan


 

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