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
When I put the call out for people to interview for this religion series, I was contacted by a blogger who was eager to participate. When she told me more about herself and her background, I felt truly blessed to have connected. I’m extremely excited to share this interview with you! Tell me about yourself. Where
This summer, we went to the Alameda County Fair for the first time. The fair, held yearly at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton from mid-June to early-July, has run continuously since 1912! I’d never been and was so excited to check it out with Franco. We beat the weekend crowds and went on Monday July 3.
I like it when people are critical. It means they’re thinking and brave enough to raise their voice. For the 2008 presidential election, I was a McCain supporter, until he chose Palin as his running mate, resulting in my reluctant vote for Obama. I wasn’t a fan initially, but I grew to support, respect, and
Run, don’t walk to Portland. Last year, we had a girls getaway to Los Angeles. We decided to make it an annual thing and this year we picked Portland which was so impressive, I want to move there! Portland is very service-oriented, more so than any other urban place I’ve traveled to. There are Ubers/Lyfts, Airbnbs, and