It’s All About The Art

image It’s All About the Art “You’ll love Burning Man,” he’d said, free spirits, people stripped bare of their complicated lives, amazing art.” “What’s not to love? The infamous blowing playa dirt caked in every crack, the wack-a-doodles, the ridiculous sequins and feather boas that stick to your skin in the Nevada heat,” Prudy sneered wiping sand out of her vagina. “Have a brownie, Pru.” An hour later when the music was swirling around her and the magic seeped in, even the art car graveyard made sense. “The sand be damned. It’s all about the art, the words dancing out of her mouth. ———————————- I’m posting from the wilds of Alaska  with my iPhone on a sailboat. We have limited Internet access and a captain that’s ready to sail. Please forgive any typos, etc. I’m roughing it! Enjoy and Google Burning Man in Nevada if you’ve never heard of this amazing art festival in the Bkack Rock Dessert. (aka Black Rock Desert) 🙂  Oh, the joys of roughing it with only one device.

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  1. Sandra says:

    She didn’t take too much convincing then.

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  2. I have a feeling that it’s the spice in t he brownie that makes all the difference.

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  3. Dale says:

    I was going to say like Bjorn… there may be an extra ingredient in them thar brownies!

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  4. ansumani says:

    Did I just read a “V” word or is it an Alaskan ‘typo’ ?

    Enjoy your trip doc 🙂

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  5. “Magic” all around – especially in the brownies.

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  6. Have a wonderful time it sounds amazing. a friend of mine goes to Burning Man every year. It’s an experience for sure.

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  7. Vinay Leo R. says:

    Brownies help, I guess, in art admiration 😀

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  8. I’ve heard about those brownies. I had the recipe once!

    Visit Keith’s Ramblings!

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    1. I don’t think that I’ll be posting that recipe here. ha ha

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  9. Lola says:

    This is great, including image! You captured the essence! 😀

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  10. rgayer55 says:

    Pass the brownies, please.

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    1. You have to get them away from Rosy. 🙂

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  11. ‘Scuse me – can I have one too please?

    Rosey Pinkerton’s blog

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  12. Great story but even grater locale to blog form. SOO jealous!

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  13. Heard of Burning Man, you described it just as i’ve pictured it, except for the placement of that sand, but after days and days, I’m sure you’re spot on! 🙂 Loved this! I miss Alaska, have a great time!

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  14. wildbilbo says:

    Haha – I don’t know if I could get over sand in my crevasses 🙂

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  15. gahlearner says:

    Looks like she found the right mind-set (with a little help) for the festival. Great story. Enjoy your trip. I’m envious. 🙂

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  16. Burning Man has long been on my Bucket List– which seems more crazy each year (my dream). I loved everything about this piece, but the line “Prudy sneered wiping sand out of her vagina.” took it to a fabulous level! Perfection.

    Hope your trip is as amazing as it sounds!

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    1. You should go Dawn. Just avoid the brownies, or maybe not avoid the brownies. ha ha

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  17. Amy Reese says:

    Your story is perfect for Burning Man, Tracey! Aww, it makes perfect sense now, indeed. Great take. Enjoy your vacation in Alaska. Wow! How exciting, from a sailboat even.

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    1. Thanks Amy. I guess I should correct the typos now that I’m home.

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      1. Amy Reese says:

        I didn’t notice any! Honest. 🙂

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