In 1970 I dropped out with my husband, ten friends and an ever changing mix of strangers to live communally in the back woods of Oregon, leaving my Yale graduate degree behind.

Naked in the Woods,” is the story of those compelling, iconoclastic, life-changing days -- my memoir -- illustrated with photographs I took at the time. It chronicles my shift from reluctant hippie to committed utopian, against the story of our loss of innocence.

Brotherhood frayed. We vied for food. These were small skirmishes, ones we could absorb. Land was a bigger problem. Money and our futures were at stake. Ultimately we were not as far out as we thought.