As many of you most likely already read: A couple of members contacted us a while back wondering if we could meet up in person, in an outdoor setting, and explore the area with our cameras. Here are the details:
What: A Miksang Group Outing – YEAH! – Our first for 2020
Where: Lovering Lakes (just south of Chamberlain off #2)
When: Saturday, June 27th, 2020; 2 pm till 4 or 5 pm
Who: All members, bring your significant other if they are interested
Why: Just because we are tired of isolation and because we can gather in larger groups outdoors. Physical distancing rules apply, please be respectful. If you are concerned bring your mask and wear it.
A question about food: In pre-Covid19 times we used to bring along food items to share. These days sharing is not recommended but please, feel free to bring along food for yourself so we can gather around on picnic blankets and/or camping chairs. (Bring along a folding chair for your comfort.)
The road approaching Lovering Lakes is gravel. Please be advised to take it slowly as it is washboard… We have found (during our own last two excursions in May and early June) that if you drive half on the grass and half on the gravel the ride is less “bone-rattling”.
For now, the weather looks very promising. We look forward to seeing you in real time!
Anyone not able to join us (due to geographical obstacles or continued self-isolation rules for the safety of elderly family members and those immune-compromised), grab your camera and conduct an open shoot in your area! Vaughn and I will organize a virtual review following our outing. We will send out date and time for the review (most likely an evening) once we receive your images. Submit 8 images from your open shoot session by June 30th, 6 pm, please!
For those who are relatively new to Miksang: An Open Shoot is just that. You will respond to your Flash of Perception which considers all themes covered so far. Have another look at your course handouts, read through the book to refresh your memory and think back about the ZOOM sessions you have participated in thus far.
Anna & Vaughn
We would like to thank everyone who tuned in for the second instalment of Impressionism – Water last week Thursday. 77 great images were submitted clearly showing that the group has had great opportunities to practice and pursue the theme during good weather. We so appreciate your commitment to Nalanda Miksang Moose Jaw and our group. We are going strong despite Covid19 measures.
Anna & Vaughn