20 mantras to help you survive your return to the “default world” (whether you’re returning from vacation, Burning Man, or any other personal utopia)

I recently returned from my third year at Burning Man and, as usual, heard a lot of people referring to the “default world” (that is, the world outside of the temporary city created in the desert).   While I understand the concept associated with this term, it’s always sort of bugged me. As a fiercely...
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Festival Season with Spinnabel! How to Build a Festival Workshop

  Last week I returned from F.L.A.M.E. Festival, a fire and flow arts festival in Westminster, SC. I’m still missing the craziness and am looking forward to my next festival stop (The Monkey See, Monkey Do juggling festival in Poughkeepsie, NY from May 9-11). This was my sixth festival teaching (I generally teach 2-4 workshops...
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