Posted in Collabor88, Cynful, Events, FaMESHed, Fashion, GenusProject, GingerFish, Maitreya, Second Life, The Liaison Collaborative

Easier to let go

As far back as I can remember, I’ve heard the phrase, “Absence makes the heart grow fonder.” I’m just not sure that holds true with me. I’m not sure if its because I’m an Army brat or if there’s something intrinsically broken within me. If anything, the more fitting phrase for me would be, “Absence makes the heart grow stronger.” The longer someone ignores me or stays away…the harder someone pushes me away…the longer someone makes me wait…the stronger my heart gets and the less I feel the need or desire for that person in my life.
I’m pretty sure this is due to being an Army brat and constantly moving as a child. I mean, I was twelve before we moved into a home that would last us more than two years, and that home only lasted four. The next place lasted less than 3 years. I took moving around and constantly saying goodbye to people as part of life. Where I am now, I’ve lived since 2004 and I will most likely die here. It’s weird to think I won’t move again. It’s weird seeing what happens to my life when I am not constantly filtering through my belongings to reduce the amount of boxes I’ll have to move.
I haven’t been much different with the people in my life. I suppose that aside from my mother, my (ex) husband is the longest relationship I maintained and that was only because we shared a living space. Since he has moved out, we’ve barely texted. We haven’t spoken once. The longer he’s gone, the less I miss him, and the less it hurts. I suppose I trained myself to strengthen the walls around my heart as a child. I knew better than to get attached. Except now I fear its easier to let go, than it is for me to hold on.

tram cynful pure poison gingerfish rezzroom

hair:  tram I1009 hair @ Collabor88
head: Genus Head – Baby Face
skin: L’Etre – Lana Skin
body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

Ascendant – Lust Chain Nails @ Kinky
(Yummy) Heirloom Ring Set @ Collabor88
Pewpew! Warmed Hot Chocolate – White
Cynful Plush Turtleneck Dress @ Collabor88
Pure Poison – Scarlett Boots @ Collabor88

[Rezz Room] Bengal Cat Sleep

GingerFish – Cold Little Heart @ The Liaison Collaborative

Posted in DOUX, Events, Fashion, GenusProject, Maitreya, Second Life, The Liaison Collaborative

A little happier

My therapist said something really enlightening the other day and I haven’t stopped thinking about it. She said, “The most thankful people tend to be the happiest.” This took me back to a time in my life that I kept a gratitude journal. I would start and end every single day by writing about something for which I was grateful. It really did make a huge difference in my daily perspective. Sometimes it was something as simple as being grateful for a bed to sleep in, as there have been times in my life when I did not have such a luxury. Sometimes it would be something monumental, like being grateful that my mom is still alive and annoying me. The funny thing about gratitude is that when you find yourself looking at your life for things to be grateful for, you find more than you thought you would. Suddenly, your perception starts to change. So, it makes sense that we would be a little happier. *winks* So, today, I am grateful that someone has taken the time to read these words. That’s right, today I am grateful for YOU. ♥

doux addams pewpew lagyo chicchica osmia

hair:  DOUX – Evangeline hairstyle
head: Genus Head – Baby Face
skin: L’Etre – Lana Skin
body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

LaGyo_Charlaine Wire Glasses @ Anthem
Pewpew! Warmed Hot Chocolate @ Anthem
:::ChicChica::: Dick pop rings @ Kinky

SPIRIT – Donna Jacket
OSMIA – Liza.Crop Top & Lace Top
Addams // Zoe Pleated Skirt
Addams // Zoe Fishnet
Addams // Zoe Combat Boots

Amitie These Days @ The Liaison Collaborative

Details about the background can be found in a previous post: All my favorite colors

 

 

Posted in Dahlia, Events, Fancy Decor, Home Decor, Second Life

Plenty to Eat

Once upon a time in Second Life, prim food was absolutely horrid. I was so basic with the simple prims, sharp edges. It was a mess. Things got a little better when sculpties came along things got a bit better. Bottles and cans were far more realistic. The best creators did their best, but food was still somewhat sad and not at all appetizing. Most of it was passed around free, because no one felt justified charging money for it. Then mesh came along and eventually food was developed into such delicious looking delights that it would make you mouth water. Now we have virtual buffets. Just like fashion and decor, there seem to be no limits to the delectable items for all your party or kitchen needs.

Buffet or Buff It

scene:
Dahlia – Always – Table

Fancy Decor: Etienne Collection (*new* @ Arcade)
-03 Fancy Decor: Etienne Spa Water Dispenser
-04 Fancy Decor: Etienne Bread Tray
-05 Fancy Decor: Etienne Muffins
-06 Fancy Decor: Etienne Cheese Cutter
-07 Fancy Decor: Etienne Cheese Dome
-08 Fancy Decor: Etienne Tiered Tray
-09 Fancy Decor: Etienne Orange Juice Pitcher
-10 Fancy Decor: Etienne Tartlet Trays
-11 Fancy Decor: Etienne Champagne Cooler
-12 Fancy Decor: Etienne Salt and Pepper
-14 Fancy Decor: Etienne Silverware
-15 Fancy Decor: Etienne Napkins
-16 Fancy Decor: Etienne Butter Dish
-17 Fancy Decor: Etienne Plate Stack
-20 Fancy Decor: Etienne Glasses

Fancy Decor: Merlot Wine Glass

Granola. Blueberries. Vines. (*new* @ Arcade)

Pewpew! Eclairs in a box – Set 2 (Decor) (*new* @ Arcade)

DISORDERLY. / Berry Spring (*new* @ Belle)
-DISORDERLY. / Berry Spring / Tea with Lemon
-DISORDERLY. / Berry Spring / Blueberry & Lemon Cake
-DISORDERLY. / Berry Spring / Blueberry & Lemon Tarts
-DISORDERLY. / Macaron Spring / Macaron Stacked Cake / RARE
-DISORDERLY. / Berry Spring / Blueberry & Lemon Cheesecake

220ML – Donut Bar Package
-220ML – Donut Bar Package – Hot Drink Set
-220ML – Donut Bar Package – Coffee Cup
-220ML – Donut Bar Package – Cup Milk Stand
-220ML – Donut Bar Package – Donut Stand
-220ML – Donut Bar Package – Alfajor Stand

Posted in Apple Fall, Bueno, Death Row Designs, Events, Fancy Decor, Home Decor, Jian, Kustom9, Second Life, Shiny Shabby, shopping, Uber SL, unKindness

City Lights

Sometimes a song just embodies a feeling, but combine it with just one picture and both come together to create something amazing. That’s really what I hoped to do here.

Palastic – City Lights

City lights, the urban landscape,
Stands before our eyes.
City lights, our lives are caught up,
In these neon lights

Oh, so very frightened the park will seem.
Yet, we do our best to cherish one another,
City lights, although I love you,
Sometimes hate with doubt.

Oh, so very frightened to be alone,
Yet we do our best to keep a civil distance
City lights, although I love you,
Sometimes hate with doubt.

I cannot solve the mystery
Of what is fake and what is real,
I cannot solve the mystery,
Of who we are and who we’ll be!

City lights, the urban landscape,

Stands before our eyes.
City lights, our lives are caught up,
In these neon lights

Oh, so very frightened the park will seem.
Yet, we do our best to cherish one another,
City lights, I’ll always hate you,
‘Till the end of time.

I’m pretending to,
Be surprised at you lying.
You pretend not to,
See the passion inside.

We are trying to,
Understand everything.
You’ve decided to,
Let the light of me in.

We are trying to,
Understand everything.
You’ve decided to,
Let the light of me in.

Hustle

Outside:
BUENO-Mulder Loft Building-Gray (*new* @ Uber)
DRD – Spiritualists Shoppe – Storefront

scene designed in: BUENO-Mulder Loft Building-Regular (*new* @ Uber)
BUENO-Deco Bag

Fancy Decor: Fulton Collection (*new* @ Uber)
-Fancy Decor: Capsule Book Stack
-Fancy Decor: Fulton Chandelier
-Fancy Decor: Merlot Wine Glass
-Fancy Decor: Buble Lamp (solid)
-Fancy Decor: Clipped Art
-Fancy Decor: Fulton Armchair
-Fancy Decor: Fulton Coffee Table
-Fancy Decor: Fulton Rug
-Fancy Decor: Fulton Side Table
-Fancy Decor: Fulton Sofa (white cotton)
-Fancy Decor: Merlot Wine Glass

Fancy Decor: Dover Collection
-01 Fancy Decor: Designer Computer RARE
-02 Fancy Decor: Dover Desk Chair RARE
-03 Fancy Decor: Dover Desk
-05 Fancy Decor: Dover Shelf
-14 Fancy Decor: Books and Trinkets

uK – Chic Wall Clock (Metal)
uK- Canvas Hope Footstool
Ariskea & Unkindness [Solace] Candle 4
Ariskea & Unkindness [Solace] Romarin Plant
Ariskea[Hustler] Babybreath Pot
Ariskea[Hustler] Gold Flower
Ariskea[Hustler] Hustle Word

tres blah– Eclectic Collection – Cat Face Pillow
-tres blah- Eclectic Collection – Hot Lips Phone (Pink)
-tres blah- Jolie – Golden Hand
-tres blah- Workspace – Tablet
-tres blah- Golden Cage – Coffee Run
-tres blah- Golden Cage – Tablet
-tres blah- Hodgepodge – Agenda RARE
-tres blah- Hodgepodge – Paper Pile
-tres blah- Pampered – Bouquet
-tres blah- Pampered – Treat Yourself
-tb- Bon Voyage – Vintage Camera
-tb- Bon Voyage – Books

dust bunny . areca palm plant
dust bunny . fiddle leaf tree
dust bunny . pilea peper plant
dust bunny . pink medinilla plant
dust bunny . potted bromeliad
dust bunny . potted cheese plant
dust bunny . potted palm
dust bunny . potted rubber tree
dust bunny . spotted begonia
dust bunny . sunday newspaper

JIAN ‘dorable Danes 3. Adult Wanderer RARE

[Black Bantam] Busy Westie On Fours Rez (*new* @ Kustom9)

(fd) Cat – 02 Sleeping Curled
(fd) Cat – 03 Sitting Lazy
(fd) Cat – 11 Sitting

Peaches ‘N Cream – ‘Emotional Baggage’ Handbag Clutter (*new* @ Epiphany)

!gO! Be mine – Liv & Lou RARE (*new* @ Shiny Shabby)

NOMAD // Sepia Peonies 01
NOMAD // Hookah // Fuschia

{Petite Maison} Work Pretty Royal Pencils: Turquoise

:HAIKEI: End of the day Gahca {3}

Sway’s Piggy Bank [Oink] white – C

=Zenith=Little Groot touch/dance only ( REZ)

The Loft – Lotus Holder
The Loft – Yoga Tray

DYNASTY – Antique Abacus – Dark
RARE. DYNASTY – Calligraphy Corner – Backdrop

{-MK-} My bottle_Close cat(wear/2Li)

*HEXtraordinary* Flying Monkey Incense Burner – Silver

Second Spaces – Cluttered House – charging station

[Bad Unicorn x Birch] Mary Janes ‘Ashtray’
[Bad Unicorn x Birch] Mary Janes ‘Noel’s Cookies’

.10 [ kunst ] – Magazines

Granola. Waverly’s Incense.

Apt B // Raw Materials Gacha – Plate Sculpture

tarte. flask (mustache) RARE

Pewpew! Balloon Hotdog – Black (Decor) (*new* @ Uber)

Apple Fall Plan Chest