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Floral Notes and Bardo: You Can’t Be Neutral

This morning so fresh and clear, even after surprise Super Bowl party in our room last night. Drank the rest of my dark winter beer.  Darkest of the dark days are over.  Don Season complete. Today: Neutral Day, and tomorrow: Shambhala Day.  Year of the Fire Monkey is on!

Let’s play! Let’s get into all of the spaces and paint.

A series of things to get into.

Now: Breakfast and stroke practice in Mr. Gayner’s office.

— February 8, 2016

Floral Notes and Bardo: The Creative Chronicles of a Shambhala Mountain Resident is a regular feature on the SMC blog in which a member of our staff/community shares his experience of living as part of Shambhala Mountain Center.

About the Author

1606965_10154263909095154_2100377528113425384_nTravis Newbill is a writer, musician, and aspirant on the path of meditation.  He currently resides at Shambhala Mountain Center, where he handles the SMC Blog, and other marketing tasks. He also gives tours of the Great Stupa and is empowered as a Shambhala Guide — a preliminary teaching position.

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