Archive for May, 2013

Friday, May 31st, 2013

this summer hermitage floorplan v1

one square = 25 cm in big picture one square = 50 cm in small pictures floorplan as of may 31, 2013

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Friday, May 31st, 2013

LMO Summer Building Community *Workshop* With Eva Edleson, August 8-14

The Workshop: For those who really want to learn how to build with cob, as part of the summer building community experience, we are Honored to have her Clayness Eva Edleson lead a Mud-Slinging Workshop. The dates are August 8th to August 14th (arrive on the 7th, leave on the 15th) Participation will be limited […]

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Friday, May 31st, 2013

What to expect, LMO, summer building community 2013

dear friend (most likely) or welcome stranger (less likely).   you’re coming to sequim this summer. maybe you’ve been there before. maybe you are already familiar with my mom’s cooking and the mind-blowing parameters of her pantry. even so, things could be different this summer since we’re expecting 3-20 people at any given time, all […]

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Friday, May 31st, 2013

Eva Edleson recommend I get the following tools for this summer

For the workshop she will conduct on August 8-14: (signup here)   I recommend: One or more machetes, Pocket knife, Levels- 2′, 3′ 4′ (Nice to have a number of these on hand for builders), measuring tapes, Hand saw/s, Hammers and new nails and old nails, Screw Guns and screws,Plyers, Toe nail clipper, Stakes, Plumb bob, […]

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Friday, May 31st, 2013

Potential Schedule, summer 2013

The following schedule and guidelines are proposed for when there are lots of people (6-20) in the house, to help us coordinate our efforts. Nothing is “mandatory”, but a lot of it will help make things easier for everybody:   Typical community day? 6h-8h : buffet breakfast 6h-7h: quiet time 8h-9h: silent work 9h-9h30: morning meeting […]

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Friday, May 31st, 2013

How do I get involved, summer 2013

If you’re on this page, you probably either know me, were forward-ed the Official Invite, or just have a magic engine somewhere in your destiny. All acceptable options.   this is what you have to do: 1. fill out the form, so we know you’re thinking about coming 2. engage in email (mangolandia at gmail point […]

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Friday, May 31st, 2013

Directions to Chez Bharti, building community, summer 2013

1. Get to Washington State, USA. There is an airport in Seattle (SEA). Some of you might need a Visa. Even Australians! 2. The address is 83 Lost Meadow Lane Sequim, WA 98382 How about a map? 3. The options to get from Seattle to Sequim are: – drive your vehicle (either around puget sound, […]

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Friday, May 31st, 2013

What is an Observatory, anyways

In which I try to condense my thoughts and dreams into simple smarmy sentences. Here’s one attempt (not the last, captain, not the last):   !! * The Observatory is a space designed to facilitate self-knowledge and harmony. * We welcome two kinds of activities: Individual sadhana and community-based healing practice * We commit to provide a peaceful and […]

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Friday, May 31st, 2013

What am I doing here, anyways: sample comtracts

The idea of having a sort of personal comtract (with, not against) is both an opportunity and a reminder. It’s an opportunity to mark some goals and points of focus for your time at the Observatory, which will then serve as a daily reminder of your purpose. It’s also a reminder for me that my […]

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Friday, May 31st, 2013

Lost Mountain Observatory: the stars that guide us

[ in process of evolution, just like you and me. last revised may 2013 ]   * The Observatory is a space designed to facilitate self-knowledge and harmony. * We welcome two kinds of activities: Individual sadhana and community-based healing practice * We commit to provide a peaceful and warm environment, food prepared with love, and unconditional positive regard. […]

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