Burning Man at the Beach: How “radical self-expression” means taking the radical step of accepting my aging body

Jenine "Jeni" Baines
5 min readJul 15, 2019
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In July, Monday is beach day. My partner and I chose Monday because, on weekends, surfers and sunbathers swarm over the sand like ants at a picnic over an uncovered slice of cake. Also, while I’m retired, my partner works 15-hour shifts, Tuesday through Friday. Mondays are his ‘Sunday.’

Jenine "Jeni" Baines

Little old lady from Pasadena. Granny going, going, going...fueled by the Light within Beauty. Head over heels in love with words. and words.