I woke up substantially later than I usually do. The alarm had been going off for a while, and I hope I didn’t disturb my neighbors. As in, I slept through hitting the snooze button the first time, and was surprised when it went off a second time. I’m still tired.
My practice today was light: Five Golden Coins and a medium-length run-through of the form. Took me about twelve minutes, which means that Five Golden Coins took about three minutes, and the form took nine. Terrible for long-term goals, but — completion, not perfection. The Best is the Enemy of the Good, as Plato said, meaning that the good here is doing the work every day whether I need it or not… and if the best effort every day gets overly-burdensome, I’m likely to stop because it’s too much. I’ve had five or six great days in a row. Today can be a bit lackadaisical.
[…] practice, the orchestra notices. When I miss three days of practice, the audience notices.” Yesterday I had practice, but I didn’t practice well. (seems to be a common theme for Day 357, really) Today I notice — and I call attention to it, […]