Gathering All Our Playa Friends to Decompression

A whole day of friends shaking hands and celebrating a successful Burn. With plenty of music, dance and the occasional laughing spree, everyone from DPW to first timers gathered on San Francisco blacktop to reminesce about Burning Man 2003.

Photos By: Evrim D. Cakir (AKA Madonna)

Meow meow!! DPW kitties pose with fellow DPW
Meow meow!! DPW kitties pose with fellow DPW
Peaceful walk through the Labyrinth.
Peaceful walk through the Labyrinth.

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Surprise Baby Shower at the Burning Man Office

Harley was in for a big surprise Friday, mother to be entered work not knowing what she was getting herself into. With help from her husband Rob, and the office, everyone enjoyed a great party, ending with a striptease from Steven.

Photos By: Evrim D. Cakir (AKA Madonna)

Smile Harley, it's a party for you! Surprise!
Smile Harley, it's a party for you! Surprise!
Harley being crowned!
Harley being crowned!

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DPW’s Nite Out

Okay so I slipped up, after not having any camera tragedies on the playa, I left my camera in the Miner’s Club in Gerlach (hmmmm I wonder why). Thankfully, my fellow DPW peeps, found my camera and gave it back to me in once piece. Oh I forgot to mention, they took the liberty of documenting their night out at Bev’s Miners Club.

Photos By: Unknown inspired DPW photographers

Bev, owner of Miners Club has a drink with Dove aka Mad Bunny our Receving Manager
Bev, owner of Miners Club has a drink with Dove aka Mad Bunny our Receving Manager
Miss Ada looks like she has something on her mind
Miss Ada looks like she has something on her mind

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A Long Long Time Ago…………

I remember how it all began
I drove my chevy to the playa but the playa was dry
As the ticking on the time clocks continued
them good old Minni-Reno boys (and all others)
help build our city.
But then the Man burned and the music wouldn’t play anymore
and in the streets the children screamed, the lovers cried,
and the poets dreamed but not a word was spoken
as all the pretty people drove away.

Photos By: Evrim D. Cakir (AKA Madonna)

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Playa Love Families

Even though Burning Man people are all considered family,
having your own family around during the event is sacred.
This photographer first came to Burning Man just wanting to spend time with her brother.
Three years later is a family affair, and I can’t thank my brother enough.
Many families join once a year in a celebrate of family.

Photos By: Evrim D. Cakir (AKA Madonna)

Actiongrl and her family
Actiongrl and her family
Maid Marian Mistress of Communication with sister Motel Martha and her fiance Mr. Mo Joe
Maid Marian Mistress of Communication with sister Motel Martha and her fiance Mr. Mo Joe

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Two Nights of Fire

two nights of recalling memories lost
two nights of friends hugging each other
toasting the moments of present and past.
Let the fire burn
and the celebration come to an end
let each ember represent people lost but not forgotten
let each flame wake you up inside
as the ashes make you never forget to live.
Photos By: Evrim D. Cakir (AKA Madonna)

Bye Bye Mr Man, Bye Bye

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