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Transmission Ends

Transmission Ends

Until the final act is over
Until every man has spoken
Until every battle’s done
Until the day
Transmission ends, transmission ends;

Transmission Ends ~Chris De Burgh!

I’m quiet today, which has made it a little more difficult to write anything worth reading! So, I give you, today, a little snippet of lyrics from Chris De Burgh, who I’ve been a huge fan for a lot of years and is well worth a listen, if you’ve not heard of him! You’ll find him singing this song in concert here.

I have to admit that I’ve not been a big fan of rompers! So, with an open mind I tried on the Sally Romper from Stories&Co. by Flowey, and have to say, I like this one! The texturing is soft and subtle with nice lines and a nice selection of colours! It’s fitted for the Maitreya Lara mesh body and each colour comes with a solid and a transparent version. This is the debut ‘Last Friday’ release, so keep a look out for next months release! The gist of this is that every month you’ll be invited to vote on what the next ‘Last Friday’ release will be and then on the last Friday of the month head over to the main store where you’ll find the new release, chosen by popular vote. You can find Stories&Co. by Flowey on Facebook and flickr. The exciting thing, other than having an influence on what Flutter Memel creates, is that for the first 48 hours after release it’s going to be a 30% discount, with VIP members getting an additional 15% off! This is worth marking on your calendar for next month!

I like adding a little bit of ink to an outfit, so when I was wondering what to put with the romper, I remembered I had a group gift in my inventory from Carol G Tattoo Wear. The ‘Unalome’ Leg and Underboob tattoos are both group gifts available at the Carol G main store. The group is 100L to join, but well worth it with regular group gifts being released! It’s compatible with the SLink, Belleza, and Maitreya mesh bodies, as well as anything that’s Omega compatible, which is pretty much everything!!

This pose is from the ‘And So On A’ pose set from Le Poppycock and available at the current round of Men Only Monthly! The May round runs until June 15, then after that the set will be available at the main store.

‘The Countess’ eyeglasses are from Earthstones. They’re very nicely detailed with a generous amount of colours to change, via drop down menu.

The ‘Gaia Star Collar’ is from a gacha set from Kibitz!

The KAZUHA hair is from Argrace.

As per usual, I’m wearing the Alex mesh head from Logo with the Luna skin in ‘peche’ tone from Sinful Curves Skins. I added one of the nine selections from the ‘Blossom Smoke Shadow’ eye shadow pack from Veechi. The rest of me is the Lara mesh body from Maitreya.

I’m at my beautiful home at Winters Wind here, which I’ll add, has a vacancy right now! It’s a beautiful place to call home!

You can’t see much of it here, but I’m standing on ‘The Jetty’ from IMMERSIV! It has a total of 32 poses for him, her and couples(friendship or cuddles).

The grass behind me is the ‘Sword Grass, long’ from KIDD Grass & Garden.

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

I’m not sure how other people work, but I know one thing, if I can make a job more difficult than it has to be, I do! I started out this morning with one main thing to get done and I was kind of dreading it! Actually, I’d been putting it off for quite awhile, and now I absolutely had to get it done! Any kind of job on the farm usually takes a bunch of tools and things, so I gathered up what I thought I’d need and took it to where I needed it all. I got started and things were going well, although it wasn’t a pleasant job to have to do on a nice sunny Saturday morning. I got the main part of it done, then realized I needed a couple more tools for part of it. I walked to the garage for them, and believe me, the yard is big so anytime an extra trip is needed for something, it’s a hike! Got back to the job and now realize that some things need to be changed. So now, over to the barn for a few other tools, but they’ve moved since I last used them and they’re nowhere to be found! Off to the other barn to look there, nope not there so off I go, back to the garage. I get back to my job at hand and realize that I grabbed the wrong size of drill bit in the garage, so I’m off again to get the right one! As I walk back I’m thinking that with my luck, the battery in the drill will go dead and I’ll have to get the other one, but luck is on my side and it finishes the job. I’m done, but now I have to trundle all the tools back to where they were. Of course, I could leave it all there, then not remember where it all is when I need something, that would be just like me! You’d think I’d learn! 😀

Today, I’m out enjoying the sand and sea at Salt Water, and it’s pure heaven! {MYNX} has released the Tie Kini and getting new swim wear makes a trip to the beach mandatory! The Tie Kini comes in eight prints and is compatible with the Maitreya, SLink and Belleza mesh bodies. I like a bikini that has good coverage so I don’t feel naked while wearing it, so this is perfect for me. Both pieces fit perfect on my Lara mesh body and the nice details and pretty colours of the ‘Peachy’ set really shine! I’m rockin’ it, baby!!

I love this hair!! It’s ‘Hani’ from [monso] and available at the newly opened round of ~uber~! I was so surprised to get in on the first day, so I celebrated my success by buying everything that rezzed for me! Well, not really, but I did go on a bit of a buying spree! The ‘Hani’ hair comes with a rigged(2 sizes) and unrigged version, this is from the blacks and whites set.

My simple ‘breathe’ tattoo is from the Minimalist Body Tattoo gacha set from Pichi.

My necklace is the short version of the Beach Castaway necklace from Maxi Gossamer Jewellery.

I’m wearing the Alex mesh head from Logo with the Luna skin in ‘peche’ tone from Sinful Curves Skins. I’ve added one of the colours from the Mag Shadow pack of eye shadow from Veechi for this look. The rest of me is the Lara mesh body from Maitreya.

This pose is from the ‘La La Land A’ pose set from Le Poppycock!

That’s all folks!! have a great weekend, everyone!!

Come Walk With Me…..

Come Walk With Me.....

……as I take a stroll down memory lane! I was doing a little bit of inventory work and I found a treasure trove of memories! If you look at the lower left of this picture, that’s the earliest photo I have of myself. It was taken on March 11, 2012, and I was a NOOB, at just under 2 months old! I was having loads of fun and in the beginning I bunked with my sister at her little home. She gave me my own pose stand and it was there we chatted while I struggled with the virtual world! Thankfully she was a wealth of information and made my Second Life as easy as it could be, for a noob like me! The other two pictures on the bottom row are from April and August of 2015, and the top left shot is October ’15, with my new SLink hands! You should recognize the top right picture since it’s from my previous blog post, not one inch of system skin showing! Oh how far SL has come! I sometimes wonder what it would be like being new at this point with everything mesh! It may be easier to break into SL now, but I think starting out back in 2012 made it a challenge and plus I’ve watched how everything has evolved! While I stand among my old pictures I have to admit that I have a hard time looking at some of them! ‘What was I thinking!! I’ve found that my journey in Second Life and in-world photography is pretty much the same as most everyone, doing what I do! We’re all beginners at one point, so if you’re new to this virtual life, just stay calm and know that it’s a large learning curve, at least it was for me, and everything is in a state of flux, always changing!

The ‘Adventures in Babysitting’ Quest at the Flawless Sim goes until May 29, so there’s still a few days to get in on the fun! Just TP to the Flawless sim, click on the sign to get your free Quest HUD and get started! The HUD will take you to each participating store and once you complete a simple task, you’ll get the free prize from that store! The ‘Electric Garden Dress’ is the free prize from More Than Ever! It’s compatible with the Belleza, Ebody, SLink, Maitreya, and Tonic mesh bodies, and also has the standard fitmesh sizes. So pretty!

I just love what bento hands have brought to poses! I wasn’t really eager to jump on board with them, but now I’m sold! This pose is from the ‘Photo Booth 1 pose pack from [KoKoLoReS], it contains six poses plus their mirrors and all of them tell a story! When looking at old pictures of myself, this one says it all! I usually wear dark hair, so this time it’s managed to get lost in the darkness! It’s the Jin hair, one of my favourites from [KoKoLoReS]!

You can only see the tops, but the Alba Wedges from NX-Nardcotix go nicely with a summery dress! They fit the SLink and Maitreya mid feet and come in eight colours!

One of my very first tattoos was the ‘Little Black Bird’ tattoo from Aitui! Thankfully it’s been updated for mesh bodies, so I can still wear it! It has appliers for Omega compatible bodies, plus the SLink and TMP mesh bodies!

The cute ‘Bow Choker’ in black from Go Figure is a little something I found on Market Place, while doing some online shopping! It’s 100% mesh, RLV, comes with gold and silver studs, it’s completely editable, and so cute!

As usual, I’m wearing the Alex mesh head from Logo with the Luna skin in ‘peche’ tone from Sinful Curves Skins. I added one of the eye shadow colours from the Mag Shadow pack from Veechi, also! The rest of me is the Lara mesh body from Maiteya and the mid feet from SLink.

The frames for the pictures are the ‘Vintage Distressed Frames-monochrome’ from +Half-Deer+.

the black background!

Seasons

Seasons

Summer nights and long warm days
Are stolen as the old moon falls
My mirror shows another face
Another place to hide it all
Another place to hide it all

And I’m lost behind
The words I’ll never find
And I’m left behind
As seasons roll on by

Sleeping with a full moon blanket
Sand and feathers for my head
Dreams have never been the answer
And dreams have never made my bed
Dreams have never made my bed

And I’m lost behind
The words I’ll never find
And I’m left behind
As seasons roll on by

Now I wanna fly above the storm
But you can’t grow feathers in the rain
And the naked floor is cold as hell
This naked floor reminds me
Oh the naked floor reminds me

And I’m lost behind
Words I’ll never find
And I’m left behind
As seasons roll on by

If I should be short on words
And long on things to say
Could you crawl into my world
And take me worlds away?
Should I be beside myself
And not even stay

And I’m lost behind
Words I’ll never find
And I’m left behind
As seasons roll on by

~Chris Cornell~ singer/songwriter

I just want to mention how sad the loss of Chris Cornell is! I fell in love with the whole grunge music thing when it emerged, and this many years later I can’t believe that of the main grunge bands of the time, the only lead singer that remains alive is Eddie Vedder! The music will live on, the legacy remains, and in the words of Neil Young, ‘Long May You Run’!

My look is simple today, but I’m astounded at the loveliness of it! I made an early visit to the May round of N21, which shocked the heck out of me that I actually got in! It was laggy and I couldn’t move from the landing point very far, sorry everyone for that, but once there it only took me a few minutes to find a creation that I absolutely had to have! The Mely Top and Undie from {vincue} called my name and once I had decided on the ‘Sweet’ fatpack I eagerly awaited the delivery! And waited and waited. I could understand the issue, the lag was bad but with a redelivery terminal right there on sight, I had no worries! My purchases were listed but try as I might, they wouldn’t deliver to me! I tried again and again and nothing. So, with no other options I sent a note card to Cate Ying, the creator. I don’t like doing that, because more often than not the issue is due to me missing something! It didn’t take long and Cate was in touch with a delivery of the items and an apology, although I knew it wasn’t her fault! The life of the internet is a crazy place sometimes and things get lost in the great void of space! So, after this long story with a happy ending, I bring to you this vision of loveliness!

The Peace Bracelet from NOIR, which is on my right wrist, is available at the May round of Collabor88. It’s HUD driven with loads of colour options! The Two Initial Charms Bracelet, on my left wrist, is from Izzies.

The KAHUZA hair is the newest release from Argrace, and has turned in to one of my favourites!

The Moon Choker, gold is from Burial and available at the current round of Limit8.

My nail appliers, which I’m sorry aren’t a closer a view, are from the ‘Dream in Secrets’ pack, a new release from Hello Dave.

As usual, I’m wearing the Alex mesh head from Logo with the Luna skin in ‘peche’ tone from Sinful Curves Skins. I’ve added one of the nine options from the ‘Mag Shadow’ pack of eye shadows from Veechi. The rest of me consists of the Lara mesh body from Maitreya, Bento hands and all!

This pose is from the Kneeled Female pose pack from Diesel Works.

One of my newest acquisitions on a shopping excursion is the Lounge Pillow Set, which is behind me and to the right, from [we’re CLOSED].

Home is Where the Dog Lays

Home is Where the Dog Lays

I never had a dog as a kid, or a young adult, or even an older adult! I just never had any thought of needing a dog in my life, until one day when I was watching one play and I realized I wanted a dog! I didn’t want a puppy, so I made a trip to the local SPCA, wanting to give a good home to a dog that hadn’t had it very easy! I had no idea what I wanted, I figured I’d know it when I saw it. And I did! While looking at all the dogs jumping at their gates and barking, there at the end of the row of cages was my dog! She was sitting quietly at the gate and looking up at me, with what looked like one blind eye! Yea, she had had an eye injury at some point in life so it was blue and cloudy, and blind. I could get past that! The lady showing me the dogs brought her out into the room and the dog followed quietly along. I carefully introduced myself and she just sniffed me and looked up at me. I could almost see her pleading, to give her a chance! I walked her around a bit, scratched her and put her back into her cage, since I’d told myself I’d give myself a nights sleep to think it over. Early the next morning I was up and arriving at the SPCA for when they opened to bring my new dog home! I was so excited and she made the trip home quietly sitting in the passenger seat of the truck, looking out the window as we drove home. That was ‘Annie’, she was a small Black Lab cross with a gray muzzle and blind in one eye, but she was perfect to me! I had her for 5 wonderful years and still miss her. My next dog was ‘Niles’, he was a big galoot who just wanted to be wanted. He too was a Black Lab cross, but large with a long tail that he carried proudly and wagged endlessly! I got him from someone who was moving and couldn’t take him and I knew when I looked at him that, ‘that’s my dog!’. I lost him about 1 1/2 years ago but we had five good years together. I made the mistake one day, about a year after I had gotten Niles, when I looked in the pets section of the local Kijiji website! I scrolled down and glimpsed a picture of a little white face with big black eyes, and I knew that ‘that’s my dog!’. I had to ‘apply’ to purchase her and make the promise to never let her outside. She was a 2 1/2 year old Poodle/Bichon cross, had had 2 litters of pups, and had never walked on grass! The owner liked a pure white dog!! :O I promised and agreed to anything they wanted and they ‘let’ me buy her. I jumped in the car and went as fast as I could to save her from that place! I brought her home and she was terrified of the sky, but it didn’t take long she was braver than she should have been. She loves the summers on the farm. She gets grubby and dusty and rolls in nasty things, but she’s blissfully happy! Except when I bath her, of course! Her name was ‘Princess’ when I got her and she wore a pink collar with rhinestones on it, I changed her name to, don’t laugh now OK, ‘Squirt’! Dad took a quick liking to her and said, ‘Come here you little squirt!’ and the name stuck! I went through a winter with only ‘Squirt’ after ‘Niles’ had passed away, but last spring when a good friend of mine got terminal cancer I was more than willing to babysit his dog! ‘Amber’ came to visit last April and when my friend knew he didn’t have long he asked me to keep her. She was his baby, and I was thrilled to give her a home. She’s a Chocolate Lab and is older, but faithful and obedient to no end! So, that’s the story of my history with dogs, sorry for being so long winded today, my dogs are a topic I could go on and on about! I’m sure they’re like children, your own are always the smartest and most perfect, ever!! I know mine are!

The dog laying by the door in the background is a Weinmaraner Dog, from Trigi Gifts. He’s my kind of dog, low maintenance, quiet, and doesn’t eat much! 🙂 What I’m here for today is to show you the latest release from KraftWork!! It’s the Bach house and available at the new round of Cosmopolitan, on now! It’s a spacious two level abode with unique placement of windows and a few extras to make it a home. It’s copy modify so you can take things out and retexture if you like, but I like it just as it is! The wood deck out front with the tree are included in the pack and it’s a separate part you can move around! It’s footprint is 26 x 56 with a land impact of 110! You’ll have a great view from the full wall of windows out the front, perfect for that ocean front property you’ve been meaning to purchase! 🙂 Also from KraftWork is the Fontainbleau Chair, Side Table and Table Frame, available at The Chapter Four for just a couple more days, then you’ll find it at the KraftWork main store. I’m using one of the six female aniamtions here, but there’s five male animations, too! And since I can’t be anywhere without a source of music, I’ve placed the Radio Girl radio at my feet for easy access to find my favourites! It’s from the Vintage Radios Gacha at the KraftWork main store and comes with a version solely for decor and also one fully scripted to play your favourite station!

As for my outfit, I made it in to N21 on the first day and scored the Fletcher Pocket Tank from Vinyl. I opted for the Unicorn fatpack, which includes nine pretty colours with a bonus version of each with a little something extra above the pocket!

The Scrunched Sweats in black are from Tres Blah! I always like to have some comfy casual wear for kicking back at home on the weekends and these fit the bill! I purchased them with part of the gift card I won in their Funniest Photo Contest, which you can see here. Thank you Tres Blah for making my weekends comfortable while still looking great!!

The Bow Slides from [Vale Koer] are perfect to slip on when you’re just popping outside for a minute! The fatpack is loaded with colours and they fit the SLink, Maitreya, and Belleza flat feet and also has a pair of unrigged slides if you prefer that!

I think everyone in Second Life knew there was a sale at Truth Hair a day or so ago, but I fought the crowds and came away with an empty purse, but lots of great looking hair! This is Verity from the Variety pack.

As per usual, I’m wearing the Alex mesh head from Logo with the Luna skin in ‘peche’ tone from Sinful Curves Skins, along with the Lara mesh body from Maitreya and the flat feet from SLink.

The Shrub,large, green is from [we’re CLOSED], don’t laugh but I stacked one on top of another to get some height, bet you didn’t notice that! Behind it is the Kensington Wall, 6m simple from Ex Machina. Not much of it is showing, but it is there! The Valiano Fountain is from Trompe Loeil.