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How to MISS Burning Man (Day 10, last in the series)

People will be leaving in long lines today and most will leave with others as carpooling is encouraged. In fact “Burner Buses” from Reno airport...

September 10th, 2018
How to MISS Burning Man (day 9)

Today is about take-down (getting ready to leave) and the temple burning at night. I always found it a day that is busy on the one hand, and...

September 10th, 2018
How to MISS Burning Man (day 8)

So, yesterday was NOTHING like what I set out to experience. In short, my dad’s cousin Clare died. He’s my cousin too, obviously, but a...

September 10th, 2018
How to MISS Burning Man (day 7)

Hey!  So as I said, I did indeed go to Maine! Straight to Acadia National Park, and more specifically, Skoodic Woods. Quite the adventure. Ten...

September 10th, 2018
How to MISS Burning Man (day 6)

Hey Team!  I did indeed go to Maine! Straight to Acadia National Park, and more specifically, Skoodic Woods. Quite the adventure. And I am WIPED...

September 10th, 2018
How to MISS Burning Man (day 4)

First my plan for today was to just drive north and camp somewhere. Multiple people then warned me that LOTS of people camp in Maine, especially...

September 10th, 2018
How to MISS Burning Man (day 3)

It’s today!!! The gates opened at midnight last night and everything starts today! One the first things I’d do there is check out the “What...

September 10th, 2018
How to MISS Burning Man (day 2)

Today would be my arrival day (as in, I'd arrive on the playa), so it's a lot about the journey there. (The traffic is incredible going to the...

September 10th, 2018
How to MISS Burning Man (Day 1)

I am missing Burning Man. So in lieu of mourning this annual FABULOUS thing I do, I am changing how I operate this week. I am SHIFTING my world...

September 10th, 2018
The Peace of Art

I heard an interesting statement yesterday. "Art is always peaceful. Even the art of a war, is peaceful". And on that last bit, I have to agree....

Beautiful Earth

I took this picture. Nice right? This is someone's back yard. I wonder how they make the grass that green and perfect. They have gardeners 

Caring Less

I took a drawing class in 2008 because I was lousy at it. This is one of my first drawings. Not great, but you could at least see what I was...

Job Hunting

"I love hunting for jobs" said no one, ever. But since I know people in that place, I thought I'd drop a few hints.

A Better Mankind

So you’re ready for mankind to be better. And aren't we all?...

Your Tribe

I googled "tribe" and was struck by the myriad definitions. Wikipedia says "There are an estimated one hundred and fifty million tribal...

Dogs, elephants and animals we eat

I love my dogs. That's Lena on the left and Ohwie on the right. I could write about them endlessly. Pets are like that right?  So then I think...

Beach Trash...but fun!

I'm reading an article on plastic waste...which saddens me...but it includes a cool idea on picking up trash. Make it a game! They write:...

Finding a good healer

I just wrote a good (and brief!) article on finding good Alternative Therapists. Ideally you want a good recommendation, but short of that, this...

Happy New Year!!

It's a new year, a fresh start, a blank slate. I'm one of those people that believes that life is what you make it, so the start of a new year...

A Better Planet

So you want a better planet? Well done you. Few people articulate that. Even fewer actually take steps towards improving the planet. But welcome...