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Stephen Soames

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March 23, 2019

Crossing the Line

I write this not as the Lead Ranger or as the Vice-Chair of Blazing Swan but as a participant and community member. The Black Rock Rangers at Burning Man hold a very poignant ceremony for Rangers who pass their Alpha…
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February 10, 2019

So… you’ve bought a ticket to Blazing Swan.

Jilakin Rock City requires significant investments of time, energy, and resourcefulness by the Committee, Department Crews, Theme Camps, Artists and you, the participant. Part of what makes Blazing Swan unique and powerful is that everyone has to work hard to…
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December 27, 2018

Jilakin Rock Rangers – Update Dec ’18

The Ranger Leadership Group have been dusting themselves-off from a long, wet Winter and earnestly lining things-up for another awesome Blaze next year. Projects in the pipeline include constructing a Ranger themed art piece for the Tin Horse Highway, a…
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June 26, 2018

A Call to Arms

If ever there was a time for our community to heed a call to arms…it is now. We are at a nexus between evolution and revolution. Our rapid growth from inception to the present has been a monumental journey carried…
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May 7, 2018

Just remember, comfy shoes – A Blazing Ranger Story

When you read the manual, and do the training, you’ll learn about protocols and procedures for all kinds of worrying scenarios. So I went into my first shift, a Friday night swing, expecting must-reports and medical emergencies every 5 minutes.…
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