A Butterfly

Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.  ~Nathaniel Hawthorne

I cannot think of a single thing to say that could elaborate on this quote. It is simple and direct. This quote serves as a reminder to be patient and keep your eyes open. That elusive butterfly will eventually land upon you and when it does..it can be truly marvelous.

In the meantime….let there be shopping!

flutterby

pictured:
CATWA HEAD Candy
IKON Triumph Eyes – Glass
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
[theSkinnery] Sonya (Catwa Applier) – honey (*new* at C88)
hair: Exile::Dancing on my own 16. Sparkle RARE
necklace: EarthStones Butterfly Necklace – Whisper
holding: .Enfant Terrible. Moondchild animated butterfly black
dress: UC_Floral_corset_black (*new* at The Liaison Collaborative)
shoes: N-core BUTTERFLY “Silver”

flutterby2

Good Girl

“I do not want to be the leader. I refuse to be the leader. I want to live darkly and richly in my femaleness. I want a man lying over me, always over me. His will, his pleasure, his desire, his life, his work, his sexuality the touchstone, the command, my pivot. I don’t mind working, holding my ground intellectually, artistically; but as a woman, oh, God, as a woman I want to be dominated. I don’t mind being told to stand on my own feet, not to cling, be all that I am capable of doing, but I am going to be pursued, fucked, possessed by the will of a male at his time, his bidding.”
Anaïs Nin

I’m by no means about to blog about bdsm or the D/s lifestyle. Believe it or not, even I have some limits, but I will say that from the right man…those two words, “good girl”
…well, they make parts of me melt and on that note, take a gander of some of the deliciously naughty goodies on display…NOT ME, you pervs…*winks*

good girl

CATWA HEAD Candy
IKON Triumph Eyes – Glass
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
[theSkinnery] Sonya (Catwa Applier) – honey (*new* at C88)
hair: +Spellbound+ Lost // Chapter I : Earth (*new* at ROMP)
lingerie: [HoR] Lacey ♥black exclusive fatpack bonus♥ – (*new* at Bombshells)
collar & cuffs: **RE** ReVoX Avo Set
rings: ieQED chaos.ring 1, 3, 4, & 8 (*new* at Kustom9)

pose: . Infiniti . – Good Girl – 8 (*new* at ROMP)

Spirit of Wine

O thou invisible spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil. William Shakespeare

Those that know me well, know that Tequila is my drink of choice, but on occasion I do enjoy a nice glass of wine. I’ve been exploring red wines quite a bit recently and have discovered I’m not a fan of California Reds, but I’ve taken quite a liking to Italian Reds. On that lovely grape flavored note…I enjoyed a virtual glass while posing about on BellePoses’  Nic Bath Sofa which I snagged while shopping The 100 Block yesterday morning. Perhaps I had more wine than I should have…as you can see, by the time I was done…well, I needed a nap.

Wine

wearing:
.LeLutka.Dakota hair
CATWA HEAD Candy
IKON Triumph Eyes – Glass
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
[theSkinnery] Sonya (Catwa Applier) – honey (*new* at C88)
{ Speakeasy } Crazy Cat Lady Tattoo (*new* at The Season’s Story)
OXIDE Emee Necklace
[HoR] Lace front Bodysuit – Pale Pink- Omega
POMPOSITY – Handcuff Leash Holder Ring No.2 (The 100 Block)
#EMPIRE – Crocus (*new* at The Season’s Story)

also pictured:
BellePoses – Nic Bath Sofa (*new* at The 100 Block)
:CP: Stardreamer Rugs

Wine 2

Keep Busy

“One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.” ~Lucille Ball

What a great quote and something I’ve definitely applied to my life lately. As life spins out of control around me, I desperately grasp at anything I can control as somewhat of an anchor. I watched my best friend, Kess, go through a whirlwind of emotional hurricanes recently. My heart ached for her, as she struggled with all that was going on in both her real life and second life. I learned something from her during that time and it was just this very topic. Keep busy and control what you can. I’ll never be able to thank her enough for her continued support and the life lessons she’s shared with me. Nor can I thank my other dearest friends…Tracy, Grace, and Ava for their encouragement and support as my life continues to spin out of control.

With that said, this was part of the reason I decided to rejoin the blogging world and in doing so I’ve encountered some amazing people. One such person is the lovely Olgita Ruby, the owner of [HoR] House of Ruby. She taught me that my name in Russian translates to sadist female, which tickled me to no end, then she was kind enough to show me how my name looks in Cyrillic. (Садистка) On that note, let me tease you a bit with a shot of one of her many lovely designs. I do hope that your minds will all be open to learning something new today and above all else, keep your chins up, and keep busy. ♥

HoR1

wearing:
Moon. Hair // – Blondes – Mysterons (*new* at C88)
CATWA HEAD Candy
IKON Triumph Eyes – Glass
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
[theSkinnery] Sonya (Catwa Applier) – honey (*new* at C88)

lingerie: [HoR] Hearts Lace Bodysuit (with stockings) – Baby Blue – Omega
shoes: #EMPIRE – Sage (group gift)

Raise Hell

Its Friday and every Friday I make a conscious decision on whether or not to drink and raise a little hell in Second Life. A lot of this depends on my closest friends. Let’s face it, getting drunk alone in front of a computer screen…just sad, but do that shit with some of your best friends on skype and the next thing you know you’re flashing your pretty black bra just as your best friend’s husband walks past her screen to catch this live video performance.

Either way it goes, I think tonight I’m going to kick up my heels and raise a little hell…so if you see me out and about on the grid tonight, play nice…cuz depending on my poison…well…my name is Sadystika for a reason. *winks*

I raise my glass to all of you and hope that you have a great weekend, whether you choose to be naughty, nice, or a little of both. Please drink responsibly (gigglesnorts)….okay, just don’t drink and drive, k? Stay your ass at home…hell, IM me inworld if need be, but lose those keys! ❤

raise hell

Wearing:
Catwa Head Sarah
Maitreya Body Lara
[theSkinnery] Grace (Catwa & Maitreya Appliers)
[White~Widow] Midnight in Paris
IKON Odyssey Eyes – Apex
.LeLutka.Dakota hair

upper arms: [LNS DESIGNS ]CIRCE ARM TORQ (black)
goggles: K_gs Patrick
face piercings: :HV: The Minimalist [Ink]
belly piercing: ~Misha Jesuil~ Belly Ring Heart for Maitreya Lara
blunt: *The Collective* Rolled Joint (100% Mesh) v3

**RE** Coraline Gloves Maitreya (Tres Chic)
:::insanya::: JaneTop – Solid Pack (anyBODY)
Blueberry – Lola Shorts – Black
Phedora. Marfin boots (anyBODY)

Decor:
Background: RAMA – #selfie_RAMA Modern Garage
Willow Home – Vintage Pipe Light – Copper
[ zerkalo ] Wheels (deco)
bike: [sau]mouse[Lite][Black]
Cans: [Commoner] Binge Watcher’s Survival Kit / Energy Drinks & .Reckless. Craft Beer
moonshine jar (inworld freebie, hit me up for a free copy)

Music ♥

“Music is what feelings sound like out loud. I sing songs that speak from my heart. They tell my story, how I feel.” ― Georgia Cates

This has long been one of my favorite quotes. I remember years ago I learned a little lesson about controlling my feelings. The first lesson I learned was that I could sometimes manipulate my moods with music, not always, but sometimes. Then it became a thing for me…if I didn’t like how I was feeling, I would try to change the station in my head and more often than not, the only way for me to do to that was with music.

I love music. I don’t know a lot about it, I just know what I like and its effects on me. Just today driving home from the store, I heard a song that’s several years old but really applies to some recent events in my life and I was crying within minutes. Two songs later, I was feeling a bit better as I pulled into my parking spot at home. Music and feelings truly do go hand in hand…so the next time you’re feeling down, I encourage you to find some music that makes you feel alive and happy. For me, I can usually count on some of my favorite hits from the 80s. I hope you can all find yours and be happy as often as possible. ❤

music

Shown Above:
Maitreya Lara body with Skinnery (honey) applier
Catwa Head Sarah with Skinnery Grace (honey) applier
IKON Odyssey Eyes – Apex
UNISEX[MANDALA]STEKING_EARS_Season 5
MINA hair– Lieke
[ kunst ] – Spike Labret
[Cynful] Hottie Halter
Kibitz – Misti rings onyx
_CandyDoll_Kara Leather Pants
~Misha Jesuil~ Belly Ring Heart for Maitreya Lara
#EMPIRE – Sage

Kalopsia – Neon – Feelings

Everywhere I Look

“Imagination is the true magic carpet.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale

Isn’t that true? Especially in a virtual world like Second Life where we’re not only allowed but encouraged to push beyond the boundaries of our own imaginations. I’m continuously amazed by all the beauty I encounter in this virtual world. From beautiful clothing, to furnishings and decor…and best of all, the places people build to share with the rest of us. Whether is an RP sim, a game experience like the ones from MadPea, clubs, homes, or places designed specifically for exploring.

Lately, I’ve taken that same awe in wonder that I find myself with in a virtual world and looking at the real world in similar ways. It really is an incredible world we live in, whether looking at nature, man-made structures, or even destruction…there is beauty and awe to be found at every turn if we simply open our minds and take a good look.

While that really has very little, okay, nothing to do with my look here…I will say that I took these pictures on the stage area of a new club called Dante’s Inferno. I love this little place. Its beautifully decorated and the owners have been genuinely welcoming…that’s been my experience anyway. I encourage you all to open your eyes in both worlds and look with your heart at all the wonders surrounding us. ❤

As seen above:
hair: Magika – Honey Whiskey
head: CATWA HEAD Gwen with Atelier Pepe -Ashley applier
eyes: IKON Hope Eyes – Ice
body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara with Atelier Pepe-Ashley applier
necklace: .ET. L’odeur du cuir Necklace White
jacket: Mimikri – Alba Fur Jacket bone
lingerie: UC_Wild_wife_corset_white
claws: Meva Claws Silver
shoes: #EMPIRE – Columbine