All posts tagged: Practice

Floral Notes and Bardo: I’d Rather Be Practicing

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 existing as part of Shambhala Mountain Center. “Maybe buns are just plumper nubs.” That’s what Heather just said. Lately I’ve been picking up the bass and playing around.  Yesterday, Will, who lives in the next room over, who probably hears me playing, who is part of this third floor lodge musical awakening, requested that I give him some recordings so that he could work on them in post-production.  He wants to master my stuff…  Convenient! So, lots of encouragement to play and produce. Meanwhile, Jesse the awesome veggie cook offered Cinnimin Bun transmissio last night.  So, a group of people gathered in the kitchen and they all learned how to make the buns.  This morning, Heather and I reaped the rewards. Yummy, warm buns. So many activities like that — community fun variety.  I haven’t been participating in many, because it feels like too much. …