Posted in Home Decor, Kustom9, Second Life

Almost Paradise

Let’s face it, Summer is great, but at some point it simply gets too hot and unbearable. Well, it does for me, I live in the Southern US and not somewhere nice & breezy near the beach either. *glares enviously at Lakea* So, Fall or Autumn, whichever season label you prefer…is just right. In the mornings, evenings, and at night, its chilly enough to warrant a nice cozy sweater. During the day, the sunshine warms us all and we can strip off those sweaters and cardigans to adjust our personal comfort levels. Layers are your friend. Hot beverages beckon, the comforting warmth that slides down your throat into your belly, warming your very soul with delicious flavors like apple, cinnamon, pumpkin *looks at Tracy & rolls her eyes*, chocolate, marshmallow, caramel, and so many more. The leaves though dying display their ability to shine in all their glory…even to the bitter end. There is simply something so magic and comforting about this season for me. Yes, my birthday and my favorite holiday are both in October, but I’ve experienced some of the most hurtful moments of my life during this season, yet still I look forward to it. I wait with baited breath for the leaves to turn and the temperature to drop. This is without a doubt my favorite time of year. This is almost paradise. And if a certain song has now popped into your head….*grins*…well, you’re welcome. *giggles as she walks away humming the song*

Thor RezzRoom K9 KraftWork Disorderly

Ariskea[LateSunday] Pumpkin Spice Pie

DISORDERLY. / Harvest Coffees @ Belle
DISORDERLY. / Harvest Coffees / Macaron / Decor
DISORDERLY. / Harvest Coffees / Marshmallow / Decor
DISORDERLY. / Harvest Coffees / Pumpkin / Decor

DISORDERLY. / Delightful Pumpkins / Books
DISORDERLY. / Delightful Pumpkins / Crates

dust bunny . cider sunsets . sweater weather @ Kustom9

+Half-Deer+ Fallen Leaves – Autumn – Big Group
+Half-Deer+ Fallen Leaves – Autumn – Ground
+Half-Deer+ Fallen Leaves – Autumn – Trailing

KraftWork Ballon de Fete @ Belle

[Merak] – Autumn Vibes @ Kustom9
[Merak] – Fall Blankets
[Merak] – Fall Treats
[Merak] – Old Stomp Table

tarte. hay bales & pitchfork @ Kustom9
tarte. hay bale & linen (seat) – PG @ Kustom9

..::THOR::.. Woodlands Gacha Set @ Kustom9
..::THOR::.. Truck Refuge RARE
..::THOR::.. Flannel Shirt
..::THOR::.. Birdhouse Shovel
..::THOR::.. Woodland Tray
..::THOR::.. Melody Moments
..::THOR::.. Old Rocking Chair
..::THOR::.. Milk Can
..::THOR::.. Distressed Table
..::THOR::.. K9 Bday Gift – 2019

[Rezz Room] American Bully Adult Animesh @ Man Cave

[Con.] Stepside Pick-up – Rusty Gold RARE

Posted in Events, Exploration, Fashion, Second Life, Self Reflection, shopping

Results

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results. ~Willie Nelson

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I first became aware of the power of positive thinking in high school. I had changed schools mid year in the eleventh grade. It was the first time I had ever changed schools mid year. My parents had always been very careful about that and despite that high school being the eighth school for me, it was still a first. To be honest, it was something I had always wanted to do and finally my parents divorce was allowing me this privilege. A few months after that another girl was transferred to my final public school and we were instant friends. She called it PMA, Positive Mental Attitude. I had never heard of it and it began to change my life.
Like most teenagers, I was convinced that my life was the most tragic of them all. Little did I know how truly sheltered my life had been. The amount abuse inflicted upon me by my father was merely a foundation for the damage I would do to myself later in life. It was nothing compared to what others would do to me later. Yet, in moment of lucidity, I would draw upon that PMA that learned about in high school and it ALWAYS brought change…positive change.
It’s not always easy to maintain that positive mental attitude, but its a lot easier than allowing yourself to be sucked into an undertow of negativity and toxicity. I write a lot about walking away from toxic people and taking control of your life to keep those negative people out. However, I know that I am my own worst critic and I believe that most of us are like that. There are boundless articles online about maintaining a positive attitude and the power of positive thinking. I won’t bother writing all of that out. I merely encourage you all to seek out at least one article about it and try it for yourself.
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Now about these photos! I saw this hair on Flickr and had to hunt it down. Its such a fun style and so versatile. I femmed it up a bit, but imagine all the ways you could enhance a role play outfit. Which is what I started off doing by pairing it with this Feral dress by Cellar Door, but then my own style kicked in and before you know it…tadaaa…I had paired it with these adorable stockings and retro heels and yeah…here I am!
If you’re like me, you love to explore the grid and part of exploring is finding great places to take pictures. My friends Kobie and Kess had told me about Whole Wheat a while back and I even managed to get over there to take a photo about a week or two ago. However, they just moved and they’re in the process of setting up new scenes. I found a few that were extremely tempting, but tis the season for all things pumpkin so I jumped right into this lovely little fall scene. There are already several amazing scenes, so when you’re done reading that article, cuz I know you’re gonna…go check it out for yourself! ♥

wearing:
*~*Damselfly*~*Ivey
CATWA HEAD Dyana
L’Etre – Hestia Mesh Ears
.:E.A.Studio:. Box Piercing Bare Code
.5 [ kunst ] – Spike Labret
.4 [ kunst ] – Septum Keeper
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
Prodigy Ink–7P-Paradise Tattoo
!Cellar Door Feral
SPELL :  PENTAGRAM RING
fri.day – Lovey.Stockings
:::insanya::: Sabrina Heels (*new* @ Retro Rewind)

pose in featured image by Kirin
other poses by Di’s Opera Poses
location: Whole Wheat