Hello From Minneapolis, MN

Hello From Minneapolis, MN

Postby Jess » Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:22 am

Greetings from the frozen land of Minnesota! 2008 will be my first burn. I've got my ticket and am doing plenty of "research."

I still don't know how or with who I'm making it out to the playa. I figure the right situations and people will present themselves in due time. I'm looking forward to meeting new people here and learning what I can. I am a shiatsu and massage therapist and hope to be able to gift my skills during the burn.

-Jess
Jess
 
Posts: 3
Joined: Thu Feb 07, 2008 7:34 pm
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Burning Since: 2008
Camp Name: Shady Asylum/Gitmo Shade

Postby sputnik » Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:26 am

Hello Jess. There are some folks on the board who are from your neighborhood, so you should be hearing from them soon.
It's going to be alright.
User avatar
sputnik
 
Posts: 7822
Joined: Wed Sep 08, 2004 6:17 am
Location: Detroit
Burning Since: 2004
Camp Name: Ubercarney

Postby mdmf007 » Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:29 am

Greetings -

have a blast and do some reading, it till make your stay more enjoyable.
User avatar
mdmf007
Moderator
 
Posts: 4771
Joined: Wed Mar 08, 2006 8:32 pm
Location: my computer
Burning Since: 1999
Camp Name: ESD

Re: Hello From Minneapolis, MN

Postby Teo del Fuego » Fri Feb 08, 2008 11:46 am

Jess wrote: I am a shiatsu and massage therapist and hope to be able to gift my skills during the burn.


Plan on camping with me! :)
User avatar
Teo del Fuego
 
Posts: 1388
Joined: Wed Dec 07, 2005 11:31 am
Location: Denver
Burning Since: 2005
Camp Name: Whiskey & Dust

Postby TheFunkHole » Sun Feb 10, 2008 11:07 pm

I used to live in Minneapolis near the Walker. I heard it's a wee bit chilly over there as of late.

I imagine your skills will do you well on the playa.

Cheers!
User avatar
TheFunkHole
 
Posts: 87
Joined: Sun Mar 18, 2007 4:49 pm
Location: Nevada City, California

Postby Jess » Mon Feb 11, 2008 9:59 am

Yeah, -16 plus a wind chill is pretty brutal.
Jess
 
Posts: 3
Joined: Thu Feb 07, 2008 7:34 pm
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Burning Since: 2008
Camp Name: Shady Asylum/Gitmo Shade

Postby TheFunkHole » Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:19 am

Yep, that's one of the reasons I moved.

Mmm, frozen hair and car batteries. That's the type of weather where you can be inside a toasty warm room, look outside and actually see the cold, in the air.

You'll have no problem dealing with the harsh conditions of the playa, instead of freezing cold, it gets really hot, and dusty, then kinda cool at night.

Bring shade, goggles, dust mask, and a freaky coat for late night chillout.
User avatar
TheFunkHole
 
Posts: 87
Joined: Sun Mar 18, 2007 4:49 pm
Location: Nevada City, California

Postby Jess » Mon Feb 11, 2008 1:37 pm

Yeah, a dude I know here in MN was telling me that the playa weather shouldn't phase me since I'm used to it here. His first year all his Bay Area friends were 'warning' him how hot and cold it got and he kept waiting for the worst and was fine. Even the dust storms weren't as bad as the blizzards here he said. I thought that was funny.
Jess
 
Posts: 3
Joined: Thu Feb 07, 2008 7:34 pm
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Burning Since: 2008
Camp Name: Shady Asylum/Gitmo Shade

Hello from Minneapolis

Postby Landstuhl61 » Fri Feb 22, 2008 2:47 pm

Hey Jess:

I work in Minneapolis, live in St. Louis Park. This will be my first burn (after reading about it for so many years).

I'm so tired of this cold weather...ready for heat. I don't care if the dust comes with it...I'm ready for Summer.
User avatar
Landstuhl61
 
Posts: 4
Joined: Tue Jan 29, 2008 2:49 pm
Location: Minneapolis


Return to Introduce Yourself!

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests