Posted in Bloom, Events, Fashion, Gingerfish Poses, Kustom9, Landscaping, Red Fish, Second Life, Self Reflection, shopping, unKindness

Walk in the Park

I don’t know about where you live, but where I live we have a few parks. There’s one that’s right next to my house, but its not really a nice park. I mean, it is, but only if you’re an athletic child or a parent of an athletic child. There are ball fields and a gym…a little playground area, but nothing really aimed at adults. There’s a really nice one downtown in the city, but you have to drive to it, then pay for parking…that’s after maneuvering your way through a maze of one way streets. I see pictures, videos and, of course, scenes in movies of people visiting amazing parks in bigger cities and I’m honestly a bit envious. I guess its just another reason to be grateful for Second Life. I can go to any number of amazing parks and sims with just a quick teleport. Then you’ve got amazing designers like unKindness, along with many others, that allow us to create our very own special park right on our own land.

garden

There’s never been a better time to create such a park in SL as there is now, either. Bloom is in full effect until the end of the month and there are so many beautiful spring designs for both your avatar and your land. So, make sure you get over there before it ends and lets welcome summer with some spring in our step.

wearing:
hair:  :::Phoenix::: Vanessa Hair  (*new* @ Bloom)
head: CATWA HEAD Kathy
bodyMaitreya Mesh Body – Lara
tattoo: RedFish – Cafouillis tattoo (*new* @ Thrift Shop)

**RE** Simone Heart Collar
Storybook – Taryn (*new* @ Bloom)
Phedora ~  Sandra heels (*new* @ Kustom9)

pose: GingerFish Poses-Slow Burn5-Petite Mirror (*new* @ Pose Fair)

scene:
22769 – Cubic Box Tree Pot – COMMON (*new* @ Bloom)
uK – Stone Garden Wall Full (*new* @ Bloom)
uK – Stone Garden End (*new* @ Bloom)
uK – Stone Garden Arch (*new* @ Bloom)
NOMAD // Carnivorous Specimen A // Pink (*new* @ Bloom)
NOMAD // Carnivorous Specimen A // Purple (*new* @ Bloom)
*HEXtraordinary* Maiden Goddess Fountain (*new* @ Bloom)
NOMAD // Carnivorous Specimen B // Bright Pink (*new* @ Bloom)
NOMAD // Carnivorous Specimen B // Dark Yellow (*new* @ Bloom)

Posted in E.A.Studio, Events, FaMESHed, Fashion, Lapointe & Bastchild, Phedora, Second Life, shoes, shopping, TMD

She’s Crazy

Josh and I had a lot of fun working on this picture. *grins* We were going to write this post together, but decided that this song says it all and more. So enjoy the lyrics and the song…it’s even more sensual than the picture.

“Let me tell you story
About a little girl I know
When she walks into a room
You know she steals the show
She’s crazy
And it’s more than I can stand

I’m just crazy about that woman
And she’s just crazy ’bout this man

She wakes me every morning
With that tender lovin’ touch
Some fools don’t get enough
But she just loves me too much
She’s crazy
And it’s more than I can stand
I’m just crazy about that woman
And she’s just crazy ’bout this man

She always wants me around
But I just ain’t got no time
But you know she got these little ways
To make me change my mind
She’s crazy
And it’s more than I can stand

I’m just crazy about that woman
And she’s just crazy ’bout this man”
JT Coldfire – She’s Crazy

She's Crazy

Sady is wearing Phedora ~  Jackie heels (*new* @ FaMESHed)

Josh is wearing:
Modulus – Pavel Hair – Browns
[i.mesh] – Hairbase#1 BROWN (hud) – CATWA applier
CATWA HEAD Daniel
IKON Triumph Eyes – Storm
.:E.A.Studio:. Box Ears Falling Star
VYC – Neat Scruff Beard HD *GIFT*
Slink Physique Male Mesh Body
= REBELLION = “TERMINUS” TATTOO
L&B Swear Blazer (*new* @ TMD)
L&B Swear Salvage Moto Jeans
::GB::ZIP Wing tip / Black

scene:
*AF* Capturado Scrollwork
Dutchie maledom wall rings shiny
*AF* Utility Tray v1
Dutchie maledom chair 2.0
Dutchie mesh leather poof chocolat
Paris – Wine set by Bazar
Paris – Wine bottle spilled by Bazar
*AF* Capturado Cross Blk 1

Posted in Codex, Cosmopolitan, E.A.Studio, Events, Fashion, Second Life, shopping, Tres Chic

Look the Other Way

“you cant blame me
you do it too
to escape the pain
we looked the other way”
Look The Other Way by Evan Blum & Loren North

I’m not going to write a lot about this line from the song. I think its pretty powerful on its own and I encourage you to listen to the song.
ea & codex_001

wearing:
hair
:  .Shi Hair : Discorded
head: CATWA HEAD Lona (*new & exclusive* @ Skin Fair)
eyes: CATWA Mesh Eyes w/-SU!– [CATWA & OMEGA HUD] Xenira Eyes ALL COLORS
ears: .:E.A.Studio:. Ears Steampunk Justice (*new* @ Tres Chic)
dimples: Izzie’s – Catwa Dimples Hud
lipstick: [PF] CATWA LIPSTICK Applier – Glossy Pout
bodyMaitreya Mesh Body – Lara
CODEX_NECKLACE ALIZEE (*new* @ Cosmopolitan)

Posted in Animals, Fashion, Home Decor, Second Life

Imagine

“Imagine all the people
Living life in peace… ” ~John Lennon Imagine

I can’t imagine anyone not love this song, but in today’s world that is being ravaged by violence and hate. I cannot help but hold onto the belief that there are enough dreamers like me that want a peace and unified world. I have to believe that we the peace lovers of this world outnumber those with hearts filled with hatred and ignorance.
A lot of the creators and shopping events across the grid right now are sharing some pretty common themes, like Boho, Summer, Southwest, etc.  It brings so much peace into my Second Life to surround myself with the trendy Bohemian themes and collections. I am a child of the 70s and I grew up drawing pictures that reflected the posters I saw being held by protesters all over the world. Make Peace, Not War. I was looking at some of the pictures I drew as a child that my mother has held onto over the years and it broke my heart that we’re here again. Living in a war riddled with war and civil unrest.
Imagine
The brilliant colors are easily mixed together to brighten any Second Life home and as much as I absolutely love black and the darker side of life, I need the bright colors to balance it all out. It fuels my spirit with hope and tends to brighten my days, even when I occasionally want to wallow in self pity or feat. So, I say thank you to all the designers that are bringing such colorful treasures into my life. I, for one, need them more than ever. I hope that you’re finding what you need in Second Life to brighten your world. The world is plenty dark enough these days.

wearing:
.Lelutka.HF4 hair (*new* @ Hair Fair 2016)
CATWA HEAD Dyana
.02 [ kunst ] – Chin flower RARE (*new* @ Kustom9)
**RE** Surya Necklace – Common – Gold (*new* @ The Epiphany)
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
Kibitz – Rosie rings – gold
CELTIC MYST JEWELRY-Twilight Ring Items HERS
{Indyra} Freya: Maitreya: Teal (*new* @ Cosmopolitan)
Zaara :: Raksha arm-chains *gold*
Zaara :: Raksha anklets *gold*

scene:
DeathRowDesigns-DRD Boho armoir (*new* @ Shiny Shabby)
unKindness-uK – Boho Puff Bench v2 (*new* @ Shiny Shabby)
unKindness-uK – Shabby Puff Pillow  Upright (*new* @ Shiny Shabby)
Industry7-_i7_feather on the wall_3, 2, & 1 (*new* @ The Liaison Collaborative)
unKindness-uK – Shabby Puff Pillow  Stack (*new* @ Shiny Shabby)
unKindness-uK – Boho Puff Pillow  Upright (*new* @ Shiny Shabby)
MishMish – Teacup Pomeranian – Sleep (gold)
unKindness-uK – In Tuned Bench Blanket Celestial (*new* @ Shiny Shabby)
DeathRowDesigns-DRD Boho baskets (*new* @ Shiny Shabby)

pose is in the Boho Puff Bench by unKindness

Posted in Fashion

Pretty Things Just Taste Better

“Pretty things just taste better,” she purred as she pulled only the prettiest grapes off the bunch, popping one in her glittering red mouth before putting the rest on her plate. She was quite accustomed to pretty things…pretty men, pretty cars, pretty jewelry, pretty clothes, a pretty reflection, and most importantly pretty delusions. She no longer saw her true self in the mirror, she saw the younger version of herself. There in the mirror she saw only the inner beauty she radiated, untouched by the hands of time and unclear without her glasses. She was quite grateful for weak eyes for this very reason.

I suppose that while beauty is in the eye of the beholder, society has set a few norms for most of us. Gourmet foods often look quite aesthetic, but do they always taste better? It really comes down to personal preference, doesn’t it? One of the many reasons I love Second Life is that it allows me the freedom to set my own standard for what’s pretty and surround myself with lots of pretty pixel treats, including friends. So, as I rejoin the blogging world for the first time in over four years, I’ve gathered some of my closest friends and asked them to wear some of their favorite pretty things.

Pretty Girls

Left to Right: Kess Crystal, Grace Sixpence, Sadystika Sabretooth, and Tracy Redangel

Kess is wearing:
Dead Dollz Felina Panties – Blush
Dead Dollz Felina Reloaded – Blush
fri. – Kendall.Platforms (Cream)
TRUTH HAIR Ximena

Grace is wearing:
Hair – Blues – Naiesli
Shoes – Candydoll – Linda
Top – Emery – Hall Top
Shorts – Addams – Mariela Tiered Shorts
Tattoo-[White~Widow] Legend – Black – RARE

Sady is wearing:
hair-Magika – Honey Whiskey
top-[hh] Zeo Frill Top
skirt-neve skirt – buttons denim
bracelets-**RE** MoonFlight Bracelets FatPack
shoes-#EMPIRE – Marigold
thigh bands-#EMPIRE – Heart Harness

Tracy is wearing:
Hair Catwa– Grace
outfit: UC Tbatha corset- pink
shoes: Glamistry– Ramonda heels