Posted in Death Row Designs, DOUX, Dubai, Events, Fashion, Glam Affair, Legacy, Lelutka, Second Life, shoes, skin, The Liaison Collaborative, Uber SL, [BREATHE]

The heart beats in its cage

Well, I don’t feel better when I’m fucking around
And I don’t write better when I’m stuck in the ground
So don’t teach me a lesson ’cause I’ve already learned
Yeah, the sun will be shining and my children will burn
Oh, the heart beats in its cage
I don’t want what you want, I don’t feel what you feel
See, I’m stuck in a city but I belong in a field
Yeah, we got left, left, left, left, left, left, left
Now it’s three in the morning and you’re eating alone

Oh, the heart beats in its cage

All our friends, they’re laughing at us
All of those you loved, you mistrust
Help me, I’m just not quite myself
Look around, there’s no one else left

The heart beats in its cage

foundation
hair: DOUX – Nashaly hairstyle @ Dubai
head: LeLUTKA Avalon
head skin: [Glam Affair] Cherry [Lelutka EvoX] @ UBER
body: [LEGACY] Meshbody Perky
body skin: VELOUR: The “Ipanema Body” for Legacy (Chantilly)

fashion
-SU!- Poison Sunglasses
[ rD ] Metarose Necklace @ TLC
Violent Seduction – The Moth for FLF Aug 27, 2021
[BREATHE]-Satsuko Heels @ Kinky

[AYO] feat [Rezz Room] Caged Heart @ Uber

pose:
Diversion – Distant Light – Poses
(altered hand positions slightly)

background:
(Milk Motion) The dark forest road

-Garden- by anc “end of universe” rose
{anc} breath of rose

NOMAD // Black Rose Petals

BALACLAVA!! Ghost Servants

DRD – Funeral Carriage – Hearse

Posted in Collabor88, Events, Fashion, Foxcity, Legacy, Lelutka, [BREATHE]

Fantastic Finds

Shopping in SL is clearly much different from shopping in RL, but I do my best to mix and match pieces from various brands to create a look that isn’t quite so cookie cutter. While there’s absolutely nothing wrong with creating a look based on an entire outfit presented by the designer. Sometimes I really like going through different pieces much like I do in RL. Luckily, I can do this in SL without making quite the same mess. *laughs* You should’ve seen my bedroom back in the day. I mean, you wouldn’t see the floor. I was quite messy, but I knew where the clean clothes were vs the dirty clothes!

N-E-WAY! I fell in love with this new suede and lace skirt from Gaia, but I wasn’t ready for the adorable camisole top that matched it. Of course, I got it. I’m saving that for another look, ok? Lucky for me, Breathe just released these amazing suede boots that really helped me achieve a warm cozy outfit with the perfect pinch of pink!

For the scene, I did something I thought was cute. I took these posters I had from ionic and added my own textures. Well, technically they belong to Lucky Conundrum, as he created them for Burrow Company. I just thought it would be neat if the posters actually advertised something inworld. So, a shoutout and a big thank you to Lucky for allowing me to use his posters for my scene. ♥

Fantastic Finds

hair: [monso] Mabel Hair @ C88
head: LeLUTKA Fleur Head 2.5
body: [LEGACY] Meshbody (f) Special Edition (1.3)
skin: [theSkinnery] Monica (LeLutkaEVO)

MG – Earrings – Celeste’s Sparkly Heart @ C88
(Yummy) Poppet Ring Collection @ C88
[Z O O M] Secret Heart Handbag
Just BECAUSE Trixie Sweater
Gaia – kaja skirt @ C88
[BREATHE]-Ririse Heels @ C88

pose: FOXCITY. Stairs (Standing) Bento Pose Set

backdrop: .PALETO. Backdrop:. P25

Compulsion Plant 13

(Milk Motion) wet floor sign

+Half-Deer+ Spilled Liquid

Posted in Collabor88, Cynful, Events, FaMESHed, Fashion, Kustom9, Legacy, Lelutka, poses, Second Life, shopping, skin

Even when

“Listen to the people who love you. Believe that they are worth living for even when you don’t believe it. Seek out the memories depression takes away and project them into the future. Be brave; be strong; take your pills. Exercise because it’s good for you even if every step weighs a thousand pounds. Eat when food itself disgusts you. Reason with yourself when you have lost your reason.”
― Andrew Solomon, The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression

Even when

hair: Magika – December
head: LeLUTKA Lily Head 2.5
body: [LEGACY] Meshbody (f) Special Edition (1.3)
skin: [theSkinnery] Avery @ Kustom9

AvaWay LETTER Necklaces Set @ FaMESHed
(Yummy) Eliza Ring Collection @ C88

Cynful Nini’s Top + Armwarmers Set @ Equal10
Cynful Nini’s Skirt @ Equal10

pose: Lyrium. Cynthia Static & Breathing + Fingers Series @ Equal10

(Milk Motion) Parisian Backyard

Posted in Blueberry, Collabor88, DOUX, Events, FaMESHed, Fashion, Glam Affair, Legacy, Lelutka, shoes, shopping, The Liaison Collaborative, Uber SL, [BREATHE]

Road Trip to Nowhere

Have you ever just wanted to get in you car and drive with no destination in mind? I have and I’ve done it more than once. Of course, the problem with that is….eventually you have to stop for gas and by that time, you’re God knows where. Fortunately, there’s GPS on most phones these days. If you’re lucky you’ve got cell service wherever you’ve landed and can find your way home.
Most of us have responsibilities and loved ones that simply don’t allow us to do such a thing without hurting someone. Annnd, let’s be fair, the whole idea loses it’s appeal if you have to call and explain to someone that you’re trying to run away, but not forever…you’ll be back…eventually…
Yeah, that goes over like a ton of bricks. Trust me, I tried that way. You have to explain to someone why you feel the need to do this and by the time you’re done explaining it. Yeah, the whole idea is just ruined. Don’t even get me started on the fact that when this idea strikes, you’re never prepared and packing a bag takes so much away from the spontaneity.
I guess as we grow older and…*grumbles*…more mature. Ugh. We tend to realize what a mess can be made from a random road trip to nowhere. When I was younger and didn’t depend quite so much on medications, this was something I’d do. There were no cell phones (yes, I’m that old, fuck off) and by the time you stopped to get gas, you could justify not calling on the lack of working payphones.

Road Trip to Nowhere

hair: DOUX – Sixty Nine hairstyle @ Level
head: LeLUTKA Lily Head 2.5
body: [LEGACY] Meshbody (f) Special Edition (1.3)
skin: Glam Affair – Lelutka Skin – Emilia @ UBER

AvaWay LETTER Necklaces Set @ FaMESHed
(Yummy) Eliza Ring Collection @ C88

Blueberry – 2020 Holidays – Dress
[BREATHE]-Miumi Heels @ Fameshed X

pose: Secret Poses – Winter Road Trip @ TLC
**comes with jeep (and a dog I didn’t use)

Second Spaces – Holiday Prep – bag of gifts @ Arcade

(Milk Motion) The Belvedere Hotel @ C88

Posted in Animals, Catwa, DOUX, Events, Fashion, Foxcity, GenusProject, Landscaping, Lelutka, Second Life, The Liaison Collaborative, Uber SL

Just LION around

From the moment I saw these lions from Rezz Room, I knew exactly what type of photo I wanted to do. Lucky for me, I have some very patient friends that were more than willing to pose all pretty. What I was going for was one of those situations where models are doing an editorial spread and shoot on location. While they pose and look all aloof or bored, when deep down they are screaming inside because they are so close to the lions. The best part of this is that when Precious was posing, she didn’t even notice the lions until I showed her my raw shot. *dies laughing* I think she was too busy trying to look down my shirt! Meanwhile, we just dumped poor Damien in the back and told him to keep his hands to himself. *laughs* That’s probably why he’s shooting us the bird! *giggles* And Puss…well, she’s just my original toon that does as I tell her.

safari

Let’s start with the real stars of the photo:

[Rezz Room] Lion Male Adult Animesh (Companion) @ ManCave
[Rezz Room] Lioness Animesh (Companion) @ Uber
[Rezz Room] Lion Cub Animesh (Companion) @ Uber

left to right super quick credits:

Damien:
Modulus – Hugo Hair
LeLUTKA.Head.Skyler

Legal Insanity – Ronan ripped shirt
Legal Insanity – James ripped denims
EQUAL – Lee Sneakers

pose: Ana Poses – Bologna Men

Sady:
DOUX – Maddie Hairstyle @ Level
LeLUTKA Fleur Head
+Apocalyptic+ Snake seduction tattoo @ Dubai

.miss chelsea. Asha Top @ Anthem
amias – DAVIN pants gray @ Anthem
Mosquito’s Way – Olivia @ TLC

pose: FOXCITY. Spot On Bento Pose Set

Precious:
tram J0513b hair
CATWA HEAD Catya

Kibitz – Corinne’s leashed collar
Pixicat– Maire Top

pose: FOXCITY. Legs for Days Bento Pose Set

Puss: 
DOUX – Cordelia Hairstyle
GENUS Project – Classic Face

EVANI – (13) Hanna top
EVANI – (14) Hanna shorts

pose: FOXCITY. Spot On Bento Pose Set

scene created using:
(Milk Motion) road to nowhere – Desert Land
(Milk Motion) dry bushes

Skye Windswept Tree

[we’re CLOSED] grass field dry 03 – random

Serenity Style– Military 4×4 Camo RARE

Junk Food – Cooler (Black)

Posted in Animals, Events, Fashion, Kustom9, Legacy, Lelutka, Reign, Second Life, shoes, shopping

We consume for comfort

“Some people engage in retail therapy, buying new things to make themselves feel more secure, and others engage in knowledge therapy, amassing new ideas to make themselves feel like they know something. We consume for comfort. We rely on certainty to shield us from the pain of confusion. The truth is staggering, colossal, unfathomable, so we cling to our bite-sized lies. We organize knowledge into bulleted lists and line graphs while the wisdom of the present moment sits patiently at the doors of our perception.”
― Vironika Tugaleva, The Art of Talking to Yourself

miu little fox reign

hair:  tram J0616 hair @ Uber
head: LeLUTKA Lake Head 1.2
body: [LEGACY] Meshbody (f) (1.2)
skin: [Glam Affair] Bia Skin [ Lelutka ] @ Kustom9
.:Vegas:. Tattoo Earthly @ Uber

RichB. Halo Cuffs
REIGN.- SLOUCHY TOTE BAG PAN DUH
Miu – Kiara top @ TresChic
Little Fox – Skinny low jeans
REIGN.- ORA SLIDES

pose: Diversion – Dial Up Poses includes Phone Box 

(Milk Motion) La trattoria alley

dust bunny . fresh fruit stand . full set

[Rezz Room] Rottweiler Adult Animesh

Posted in Collabor88, crate, Death Row Designs, GenusProject, Kustom9, Maitreya, pr!tty, Second Life, shoes, shopping, {le fil casse}

Books

“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.”
― Anna Quindlen

lfc seresty crate elm reign

hair:  pr!tty – Tory
head: Genus Head – Baby Face
skin: L’Etre – Lana Skin
body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

{le fil casse} Alena Sweater Dress @ Kustom9
REIGN.- DONNA BOOTIES @ Collabor88

pose: Le Poppycock-Never look back

scene:
(Milk Motion) road to nowhere – Desert Land
(Milk Motion) cactus 1
(Milk Motion) cactus 2

Serenity Style– You are the one OLD @ 6 Republic

crate Sign Collection American Gods @ 6 Republic

KraftWork Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon

Elm. “The Railway Station”

4 – DRD – AE – Arctic Express – Train Car End – RARE

LB_Snakeweed

Posted in Dahlia, Events, Fancy Decor, Home Decor, Second Life, shopping, Silence, Uber SL

The Hardest Part

I think the hardest part of doing decor posts is figuring out what to write. I’m not always as emotionally connected with my decor scenes as I usually am with my fashion pics. I’ve had this photo ready for at least a week know and every time I pull up the post to write something, I turn my head to the side like a confused dog. I’m actually quite proud of the scene and the arrangement of the items, but no clue what to say. I’m not a huge fan of leather furniture in real life, because I hate sticking to it. I do think its beautiful and I think of this room as a man’s area. A man who has a woman in his life, like a mother or sister, that insisted on a few female touches to the room. *shrugs* Maybe I’ll have more to say about the next picture. Though to be perfectly honest, I’ve been more visually inspired as of late, than verbally.

fancy decor and more

scene created in (Milk Motion) The loft

floorplan. door backdrop / rustic

Fancy Decor: Bradley (*new* @ Uber)
-Fancy Decor: Bradley Side Table
-Fancy Decor: Bradley Sculpture
-Fancy Decor: Bradley Lounge Chair
-Fancy Decor: Bradley Rug
-Fancy Decor: Bradley Coffee Table
-Fancy Decor: Bradley Magazine
-Fancy Decor: Bradley Floor Lamp
-Fancy Decor: Bradley Sconce
-Fancy Decor: Bradley Chaise
-Fancy Decor: Bradley Throw Pillow

Fancy Decor: Potted Succulent

Silence. – Caiti Cats – Black

Dahlia – Amore (*new* @ Sultry)
-Dahlia – Amore – Gem Chocolates – White
-Dahlia – Amore Frame – Brown

Dahlia – Always Set
-Dahlia – Always – Wallart – Rose Gold
-Dahlia – Always – BB Beer

220ML – Alabama Style
-220ML – Alabama Style [Cup w/ Liquid]
-220ML – Alabama Style [Peanuts]
-220ML – Alabama Style [Open Bottle]

NOMAD // Lily of the Valley Vase

[ keke ] zen gingko plant
[ keke ] zen weeds

Posted in Catwa, Events, Fashion, GingerFish, Gingerfish Poses, Maitreya, Mina Hair, Reign, Second Life, shoes, shopping

Warning Signs

?We wove a sticky web in a dirty little game
And I was hypnotized
All your bad juju and all your weird voodoo
Made me go blind
There was nothing there but the shell of the girl
You left behind
But I wasn’t seeing, I just wasn’t seeing
Somehow I missed the warning signs”
~ Eilen Jewell – Warning Signs

gas station

wearing:
hair: MINA Hair – Donna Mae (*new* @ Epiphany)
head: CATWA HEAD Lona
body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
skin: #20 [PUMEC] – MIA – JUNE (*new* @ Epiphany)

2. [CX] Wild Hazard Jacket – B ( Maitreya ) RARE  (*new* @ Epiphany)
[Aleutia] Yumi Tshirt (*new* @ X by FaMESHed)
Vinyl – Kito True-Booty Shorts
22. [CX] Wild Hazard Leg Harness – Silver (B) // Maitreya (*new* @ Epiphany)
REIGN.- AVRIL BOOTS & SOCKS

pose: GingerFish Poses – Bad at Love
(Milk Motion) that night – gas station (*new* @ Epiphany)

Posted in Catwa, Events, Fashion, Foxcity, Gos, Lybra, Maitreya, Mina Hair, Second Life, shoes, shopping

Maybe I Will Learn

“How many fires must a girl walk through
Before it finally rains?
Will she wake up on the other side
Once the water drains?”
~ Rhys – Maybe I Will Learn

when it rains

wearing:
hair:  MINA – Tiffany (*new* @ Salon 52)
head: CATWA HEAD Lona
body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
skin: #20 [PUMEC] – MIA – JUNE

LYBRA . 002 (*new* @ Season’s Story)
[Gos] Haute Chic Stilettos

pose: FOXCITY.  Rain Bento Pose Set
(Milk Motion) that night – house (*new* @ Epiphany)