Month: November 2016

Lost Traditions

Its been about eight years since my mom’s best friend died. Her name was Brenda and she was Aunt Brenda to me, my entire life. She and my mom had been friends since they were kids. They were even pregnant at the same timeĀ and…

Once Upon a Time…

While I no longer have a close relationship with my father, I was crazy about him when I was a little girl. One of the things that fascinated me was his love for motorcycles. Not street bikes like I’ve been showing you, but dirt…

Quiet Christmas

Everyone talks about how the holidays are all about family and appreciating your loved ones. Yet, you rarely hear anyone say, “Hey, its okay to be alone on the holidays” or “I’d love a nice quiet Christmas at home alone with my furbabies.” I…

Dark & Merry Christmas?

I’m a tad different from everyone else in my family, which should come as no shock to anyone that knows me or where I live. Most of my close friends in SL know that my RL bedroom has dark burgundy walls and all of…

Winter Dreams

Thanksgiving in the U.S. seems to set the the tone for the holidays, for me, at least. That is the day that the Holiday season truly begins. As we transition from Halloween to a few weeks of Autumn, its the day after the turkey…

Tis the Season

Tis the season to start seeing the Thanksgiving feasts on Facebook, the Christmas commercials, and all the rhetoric going back and forth about Merry Christmas vs Happy Holidays! I’m just going to say this, “I don’t care!” I love the holiday season and I…

Escape

“If I could escape And recreate a place as my own world” Gwen Stefani The Sweet Escape That’s exactly what we have in Second Life, isn’t it? We can’t escape everything, but doesn’t it offer the most delightful distraction from our real life problems….