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Slow Down

As I was driving home from therapy, I got behind a navy and silver SUV. I was thinking how great the colors looked together and why there aren’t more two tones cars. Eventually, I realized that it was a State Trooper. So glad I wasn’t tailgating. HA! So, as we’re traveling along the same road, I come upon my exit, or rather on ramp, and the trooper wants over. I motion for her/him to come on over and s/he does. We circle around the ramp and approach the interstate. Just as we get to the spot where its time for us to merge into the other lanes, this little silver sedan goes flying by at top speed. I thought to myself immediately, “Bad timing, Dude.” The trooper and I both merge rather effortlessly. I hold back from my usual shot forward, because I ain’t trying to catch a ticket. Low and behold, the trooper shot forward. At first, I thought s/he was just bolting forward because s/he can. Then I saw it. The lights started flashing and as I got closer, s/he had indeed chased down the silver sedan and was pulling it over.
In that moment, I couldn’t help but think how much a single minute in our lives can make a difference. If the silver sedan had been one minute behind us, maybe…. If the trooper had been one minute faster…if I had been one minute faster or slower, would I have been the one getting the ticket? Naturally that made me think of how fast things move in Second Life. I don’t move as quickly as most and I suppose that’s why I have remained single all this time. I know what I like. I know what I don’t like. I know myself well enough to know whether or not I’m going to be romantically compatible with people fairly quickly. I think I tend to move a bit quickly with friendships and trust friends more than I should, but I’m not ready to change either of those things about myself. Not just yet, but I think we could all benefit by take a moment to slow down. The internet isn’t going anywhere. Second Life isn’t a race and collecting partners is not the goal. I think its more important to share love and laughter as often as possible…and THAT is what I’m all about.

lybra vinyl belle

wearing:
hair: DOUX – Melanie hairstyle @ TresChic
head: GENUS Project – Genus Head – Classic Face
AG. Lustrous Eyes – Cornflower
skin: DeeTaleZ Skin *Kacee* for GENUS HEADS
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
Tattoo “Rise of Quetzalcoatl”_by GoK

*LODE* Head Accessory – Fuchsia [white]
KUNGLERS – Tainara necklace @ Belle
[ rD ] – Kalista Belly Chain Piercing @ Belle
Ascendant – Pretty Holographic Nails @ Belle
LYBRA . STELLA FATPACK @ FaMESHed
VINYL – Myself Boho Skirt @ Access

pose: :LW: Bento Poses – One More Try @ The Liaison Collaborative

location: Scarlett Isle

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