Burning Man, part 19

I return the wheel chair to BWB. I don’t want to mess up my leg but at the same time, I really want to climb the Steam­punk Tree­House and this is my chance.  It was amazing. In fact, all of the incred­ible steam­punk themed art this year was...

Burning Man, part 18

I had plans but my back and leg mean I’m grounded if I want any hope of making it out again tonight. Thank­fully, Priya’s partner Bijan kindly goes to get me coffee and there are other delightful people around to talk with. Around 3pm, someone men­tions that...

Burning Man, part 17

The same chaos reigns over at Crude Awakening. I have been hearing stories all week from Mills about her con­cerns with the safety of this pro­ject, so I am a little wary of standing too close. Yes­terday, they were having trouble get­ting pres­sure...

Burning Man, part 16

I want to make sure we get out to the Man before the crazi­ness starts, so we decide to leave. JJ and B and Karen come with us. I’m hoping for an art car but they’re all full. We tromp the dis­tance to the Man and see the arms raise as we get closer. He’s...

Burning Man, part 15

The park is much more fun with a crowd. We are all sleepy from the late night before and lie on the grass mas­sa­ging each other’s backs and stroking each other’s arms.  I want to go to the swim­ming pool again and everyone seems keen but they are...