Carol G. Tattoo Wear

Black Horse

Two, three, four.

Well my heart knows me better than I know myself
So I’m gonna let it do all the talking.
I came across a place in the middle of nowhere
With a big black horse and a cherry tree.

I felt a little fear upon my back.
He said, “Don’t look back, just keep on walking.”
When the big black horse said, “Look this way,”
Said, “Hey, lady, will you marry me?”

But I said, “No, no, no, no-no-no.”
I said, “No, no, you’re not the one for me.
No, no, no, no-no-no.”
I said, “No, no, you’re not the one for me.”

And my heart hit a problem in the early hours.
So, I stopped it dead for a beat or two.
But I cut some cord, and I shouldn’t have done it,
And it won’t forgive me after all these years.

So, I sent it to a place in the middle of nowhere
With a big black horse and a cherry tree.
Now it won’t come back ’cause it’s—oh—so happy,
And now I’ve got a hole for the world to see.

And it said no, no, no, no-no-no.”
Said, “No, no, you’re not the one for me.
No, no, no, no-no-no-no.”
Said, “No, no, you’re not the one for me.”

Not the one for me.

Said, “No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no.
You’re not the one for me.
No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no.
You’re not the one for me.”

Big black horse and a cherry tree.
I can’t quite get there ’cause my heart’s forsaken me.
Big black horse and a cherry tree.
I can’t quite get there ’cause my heart’s forsaken me.

Black Horse and a Cherry Tree‘ ~KT Tunstall~

I’ve always loved this song and I think it suits the picture well. When I was a teen I wanted a horse sooooo bad, there was cows galore, but the only horse was Prince, a great big gelding that my Granddad had. I was never allowed to ride him because he was a handful but I had memories of being on the other horses Granddad had had when I was little. Mandy was the one I remember best…..a white mare that was completely bomb proof with kids. I did get a horse eventually, her name was Sandy and she was bright red that really shone in the sunshine. She wasn’t even close to being bomb proof and I landed on my butt on the ground a few times, but I always enjoyed riding. Mostly alone but sometimes with Granddad on Prince. I don’t have a horse now, but it’s crossed my mind to get a couple. I don’t know if I ever will, but I think if I do it’ll be draft horses….a Clydesdale or Percheron maybe. I believe in the saying, ‘go big or go home’, at least when it comes to horses! 😀

You’ll notice the great sleeve tattoo I’m wearing today, it’s called ‘Nelly’ and it’s from Carol G Tattoo Wear. This is the black version and there’s a colour version also and they’re available now at Cosmopolitan. I love the intricate swirls and the fading as it nears the shoulder and hand. It’s perfect for summer with sleeveless tops and swimsuits to show it off. It’s compatible with the major mesh bodies plus anything that’s Omega driven. This round of Cosmopolitan runs until June 30.

I’m using a guys pose……which isn’t anything new for me, the men’s poses always have an aloof and almost uncaring look that I’m drawn to. This one seems to say, ‘I just don’t really give a sh*t!’. It’s from IntoXx and the good news is that it’s FREE, to anyone!! No group needed, just stop in at the IntoXx main store and click on it.

To show the tattoo off I’m wearing the ‘Bella Tank Top’ in ‘nude’ from Tres Blah.

The jeans are the ‘Lila Jeans’ from Blueberry.

The ‘H0527’ hair is from tram.

As always, my skin is ‘Maddie’ in ‘honey’ tone from The Skinnery on the ‘Lilo’ bento head from Catwa and the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya.

I’m at Isle of May, in one of the many chairs scattered about, for this shot.

Pieces

Run away, run away if you can’t speak
Turn a page on a world that you don’t need
Wide awake and you’re scared that you won’t come down now

Didn’t I tell you you were gonna break down
Didn’t I warn you, didn’t I warn you
Better take it easy, try to find a way out
Better start believing in yourself

We build it up, we tear it down
We leave our pieces on the ground
We see no end, we don’t know how
We are lost and we’re falling
Hold onto me
You’re all I have, all I have
Hold onto me
You’re all I have, all I have

Now and then there’s a light in the darkness
Feel around till you find where your heart went
There’s a weight in the air but you can’t see why, why

Didn’t I tell you you were gonna break down
Didn’t I want you, everybody wants you
Tell me what you’re needing, give into your bleeding
Never any feeling for yourself

We build it up, we tear it down
We leave our pieces on the ground
We see no end, we don’t know how
We are lost and we’re falling
Hold onto me
You’re all I have, all I have
Hold onto me
You’re all I have, all I have

Didn’t I tell you you were gonna break down
Didn’t I warn you, didn’t I warn you
Better take it easy, try to find a way out
Better start believing in yourself

We build it up, we tear it down
We leave our pieces on the ground
We see no end, we don’t know how
We are lost and we’re falling
Hold onto me
You’re all I have, all I have
Hold onto me
You’re all I have, all I have
Can you hold onto me
Can you hold onto me

Run away, run away if you can’t speak

Pieces‘ ~Rob Thomas~

I’ll start with the ‘Pretty Roses’ tattoo from Carol G. Tattoo. I could tell you how highly detailed this tattoo is or how it goes down onto the hands for a completed look. I could say that it’s compatible with the major mesh bodies and also anything Omega driven. But, you already know all that, and you don’t need me to tell you that any tattoo from CarolG is done with the greatest of care and with an eye for the tiniest detail.

I’m not in any way talented in the way of playing musical instruments, I wish I was….I really do. But, I’m hopeless, and will probably never be any different. But in Second Life I can hold this guitar like a BOSS, and make it look like I’m a brooding artist struggling to shed my angst! IntoXx has released the ‘Guitar Gacha Set’ for the May round of PocketGacha. The set includes male and female poses with guitar props consisting of 6 common, 2 rare and one ULTRA RARE, which is a set of 3 couples poses(including the guitar). This is the ‘Female.2, RARE’.

The ‘Luma Tube Top’ is from *Just BECAUSE*.

The ‘G1204’ hair is from tram.

The ‘Maddie’ skin in ‘honey’ tone is from The Skinnery, on the ‘Lilo’ bento head from Catwa and the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya.

I’m at the always beautiful Isle of May for this picture.

Constant Craving

Even through the darkest phase
Be it thick or thin
Always someone marches brave
Here beneath my skin

And constant
(Constant)
Craving
(Craving)
Has always
(Always)
Been

Maybe a great magnet pulls
All souls to what’s true
Or maybe it is life itself
That feeds wisdom to its youth

Constant
(Constant)
Craving
(Craving)
Has always
(Always)
Been

Craving
Ah, constant craving
Has always been
Has always been

Constant Craving‘ ~k.d. lang~

This gorgeously detailed tattoo is ‘Soul Flowers’ from Carol G Tattoo Wear and it’s perfect for the summer months when clothes are skimpy and bare skin is plentiful! It’s compatible with all the major mesh bodies, including anything Omega driven. It goes down to the hips and right up to the hand, but not on it, and did I mention the detailing? Such a beautiful piece of artwork for the skin!

The ‘G1204’ hair is from tram.

The ‘Luma Tube Top’ is from Just BECAUSE.

This pose is from the ‘Irina’ set from RK Poses.

$*%@(&%!^ Typos

I am such a bad typist!! Oh, I know everyone has moments, but I seem to just automatically make the same typos over and over again. I’m not sure if anyone who chats with me in-world notices, but I get so frustrated when I see I’ve made the word ‘doing’ into ‘diong’ yet again! My fingers just won’t put the letters in the right order, for some reason! If there’s a wrong way to spell a word, I’ve done it, I just hope that whoever I’m chatting with speaks fluent ‘typonese’ and can decipher what I’m saying. The one good thing about typos is that when I spell a word wrong, that person is then assuming it’s a typo when in reality I just have no idea how to spell it. And with my lack of knowledge in current acronyms, I never know if the letters in someones message to me mean something or it’s a typo! It’s embarrassing really, but since I can acknowledge my own foibles, I don’t mind telling you all. I’m trusting everyone can completely relate to this. And really, if you tell me you can’t…..then I know you’re not being honest about your own typing skills, or lack thereof! I can usually understand what someone is saying without anything being spelled right. Unless it’s a complete mess, then I’ll have to ask for a repeat, and hope I get it then. My mistakes aren’t limited to chat in Second Life either, I’ve now written 249 characters here and I’ve had to make corrections to it 18 times! The scary part about bad spelling is that I seem to care less and then put less effort into correcting it. I used to reread my message and correct the problems, not anymore…..I hit send as soon as I’m done and hope for the best. There are times it can be embarrassing….like getting the ‘c’ and the ‘x’ mixed up. I told a friend the other day, ‘give me a sex’, meaning to just wait a second! Yea…there was much laughter. 🙂

I can’t believe how fast the month of March has passed. I logged in yesterday and realized it was the 25th and ~uber~ was open! So, off I go to find the Just BECAUSE booth to gift the newest release to my lovely sister! Since I am one of then luckiest girls in the world and blog for *JB*, I logged into Blogotex and snatched that baby right up! The ‘Daisy Top’ is so cute with delicate lace on each side, a finely detailed zipper, and a little bit of cheekiness with one side starting to slip! It’s fitted for the SLink, Belleza(Isis & Freya), and Maitreya mesh bodies and is HUD driven with the shirt, ruffle, zipper, and lace all being colour change. The fatpack contains 18 colours for the top and ruffle and 26 for the lace, there’s also 6 metal options. ~uber~ runs until April 23.

Thanks to Ana Poses, I have a new look for sipping my beverage of the Gods! The ‘Santiago’ pose set, available now at Shiny Shabby, includes 5 bento poses and coffee travel cup props.

The hair is ‘Bones’ one of my favourites from [KoKoLoReS]. It’s a colour from the ‘naturals’ pack.

As I often do, I’m wearing the ‘Just Love’ tattoo from Carol G Tattoo Wear. Simple yet powerful!

The ‘Infinity Necklace’ is from Cae-Original Mesh Jewelry.

As usual, my look all starts with the ‘Raine’ skin in ‘miel’ tone from Avada on the ‘Lilo’ bento head from Catwa and the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya.

I’m at Isle of May for this shot! It’s my new favourite place to be.

Where Have I Gone Wrong

‘Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, “Where have I gone wrong?” Then a voice says to me, “This is going to take more than one night.”‘

~Charlie Brown~ Peanuts[Charles Schulz]

I guess for me, this isn’t the question I’d ask the powers that be. I think it’s really cute that Charlie Brown asks it though, because how old is he? How far wrong could he have gone already? I’ve gone wrong at times in my life, no doubt! If I could change a few things, I would in a heartbeat, but would I be a different person or in a different place with a different life? I don’t know, I think everything that a person goes through is meant to get you to where you are at that moment. Like the guy in jail for robbing a liquour store can ask, ‘where did I go wrong’ but I think that answer is pretty obvious! I’m a believer that life will take me to where I’m meant to be, some decisions may be the wrong ones in regards to it being a positive or a negative experience, but it’s all meant to be like that. Looking back it’s really quite amazing to see the course of life and see all the dots that got connected to end up where I am. It’s just my thoughts…..you may feel the question, ‘where did I go wrong’ fitting and want an answer, but I just look at life and think it was all meant to be!

LEGAL INSANITY has a new release out for the Tres Chic event and the ‘Lily Tops’ are super cute and perfect for the coming spring and summer. They come in 10 colours, with 2 metal options, and each top has two styles, closed or open. Tres Chic runs until April 10.

The ‘Faith Hope Love’ tattoo is from Carol G Tattoo Wear. Another one of my faves that sends a peaceful and loving message. You can also find it on Market Place.

The ‘Carrie Denim Shorts’ in brown are from /erratic/. Note the cute little scarf tied to the belt loop, which is optional.

The ‘G1224’ hair is from tram.

My look all starts with the ‘Raine’ skin in ‘miel’ tone from Avada on the ‘Lilo’ bento head from Catwa and the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya.

This is pose 67 from .MILA..

I’m at the new to me sim, Isle of May! And I’m happy to say it’s a gorgeous replacement for hazardous, since it’s closing. I feel like I can relax and breathe here. Oh, and there’s all kinds of familiar names here, working hard on their own shots!