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September 6, 1998

I thought I'd have more to say about Burning Man than I do. I also thought I'd take lots of pictures but I didn't.  It's not that there weren't 15,000 interesting things to photograph, it's just that what was there was so engaging I didn't want the camera to come between me and what i was seeing. This picture was taken by one of our newfound friends. Somewhere in there is the Big Bird they brought being burned in effigy and a couple of cardboard beer boxes. It was one of the smallest fires on the playa that sunday night and i was off alone wandering the desert, wondering what to do next. The rising moon told me to move to Seattle. I turned my back and ran.

burning bird | the playa, black rock city, NV

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