Saguaro Man Arizona, Part three (final)

On the disappointing side, we had received a message and decided it best to leave out early so we missed the big burn and pretty much the whole of Saturday.  As it turns out everything was okay but sometimes, you need to be somewhere else.  "Adulting" is not fun when you are at Saguaro Man Arizona. Politically this is what I will say, people at the Saguaro Man Arizona burn are very accepting.  They seem to open their arms and embrace the moment.  I would anticipate that most consider t...

Saguaro Man Art, 2017, Part two.

Saguaro Man Art
Let’s talk about the Saguaro Man art.  First of all I will not be able to do these displays justice.  Not even a little.  If you have never been to a burn you may not know what to expect.  Art, as we know, comes in many forms and it was no different at Saguaro Man 2017.  Let’s first start with the structures. Art structures, some big and some small.  We wandered into a couple who were putting four to five foot tall wooden flowers into the ground. (Friendly Flowers!) They had to u...

Saguaro Man – Radical self-reliance: I am bringing my own toilet paper.

saguaro man
Many have heard of Burning Man, an event that takes place in the Nevada Desert that produces pictures of folks looking like they are patching together a circus or taking part in a Mad Max recreation.  It is a celebration of self, life, and the ability to sustain oneself for a week in what appears to be rather harsh conditions.  There are other burns around the country and this year we are going to try our hand at Saguaro Man.  The conditions appear to be less harsh and we are closer to hom...