First some background for those of you who don’t know what Burning Man is. Burning Man is an experiment in temporary community. 70,000 Burners (as we’re called) celebrate in the Black Rock City desert of Nevada for the one week preceding Labor Day every year. It’s the most amazing music and art ‘festival’ in the
I’m getting excited for Burning Man and I’m not even going! Last time I went was five years ago in 2011. People ask if I miss it. I do and I don’t. I went for 10+ years and was involved in the Org, so clearly it was a big part of my life. But it’s
I have been reading the recaps pouring in from Burning Man (here is one of my faves), and I feel nostalgic for the magical memories I have from attending the event over the course of 10+ years. I wish I could go again, but right now, my time is devoted to my baby boy. As
Burning Man had a kick-ass holiday party at an historical mansion, the William Westerfield House, on Alamo Square this year. Gorgeous, fun, crazy, free-flowing booze, gift exchange… Not sure how that party can be topped. We didn’t even realize until several days later that there was a band playing in the basement! Bummed to miss
I realized I never posted pictures of Burning Man this year. I’ll have to do that. But for now, here’s a particularly vibrant picture of the art department managers having a champagne toast at dusk.