Legal Insanity

Resigned

There are some things in life that just have to be accepted and resign yourself to the facts! A couple things that I’ve resigned myself to is that as time passes, I’m not getting younger and that I may not be doing some of the things I thought I might get to do in my life. It’s a good thing I never planned on being a brain surgeon…I think my time for that has passed. 😀 I have to say, though, that I’ve done lots in my life that at one point could never imagine accomplishing. Heck…there were times I never thought I’d reach the age I am….you guys all know I’m old enough to remember cassettes, well…..vinyl LP’s too, actually. I’ve resigned myself to the fact that no matter how much I love music, I myself will never play an instrument or sing. Well, I do sing…just not well…I should have specified that, but playing an instrument isn’t going to happen, my fingers just don’t move that way. You know how the hands of artistic people are shaped like they’re meant for being artistic…well my hands would maybe show that I could paint like a caveman….that would be as good as it gets. I’m happy listening to and feeling the music I enjoy and I like looking at artwork and going to art galleries. I remember a bunch of posts ago I mentioned not having a bucket list…..well I lied. There are things that I still hope to do and see one day. I don’t want to skydive….why would anyone jump out of a perfectly good airplane? I’d like to go fishing in the Northwest Territories, though….. I’d like to see New York City, and I would die happy if I saw Eddie Vedder in concert. I’m not sure if any of those will happen, but I’ve not resigned myself to the fact that they won’t, at least not yet, since I’m still living and breathing!

Another thing I’ve resigned myself to is that it’s almost winter! The first snowfall of the season occurred overnight, it didn’t amount to much but the ground was fairly white this morning. Luckily it’s almost gone so we live to see another snow free day. But, with the thought of winter nearing it’s time to think about winter gear. Good warm footwear is a must have in Canada, but I carry that right into Second Life as well. My little mesh feet need warmth too! So here to help me with this is the ‘Bina Boots’ from LEGAL INSANITY. They come in seven colours with the fatpack being fully customizable and they fit the Maitreya(seen here), SLink, and Belleza mesh flat feet and there’s a pair of unrigged boots, for anyone not wearing those mesh feet. I was so excited that the leggings fit inside them perfectly! They’re available now at Shiny Shabby.

I managed to get into ~uber~ fairly early yesterday morning and I was happy to grab the new releases from Lapointe & Bastchild. The ‘Aspen Leggings and Denim Jacket’ are sold separately and only in fatpack form, but they’re so worth it. The leggings come in winter prints and ombre colours and the jacket and top have lots of colour and print options. The nice big collar on the jacket is a plus when there’s a cold north west wind blowing.

Also at ~uber~ is the G1020 hair from tram. The casual style is perfect for days when a hairstyle isn’t going to last long out in the elements.

As usual, I’m wearing the ‘Raine’ skin in ‘mile’ tone from Avada….just a reminder that it won’t be available until November to the general public. I’m one of the lucky ones with an early preview! The skin is on the ‘Lilo’ bento mesh head from Catwa and the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya.

This pose is called ‘resigned’ and it’s from Del May.

I’ve found this spot on a rooftop to really take in the views of ‘Amandia‘! It’s inspired by the Le Marche region of Italy and has a wide variety of things to do and see, with lots of areas for all kinds of photographs.

Call Me

Colour me your colour, baby
Colour me your car
Colour me your colour, darling
I know who you are
Come up off your colour chart
I know where you’re comin’ from
Call me (call me) on the line
Call me, call me any, anytime
Call me (call me) my love
You can call me any day or night
Call me

Cover me with kisses, baby
Cover me with love
Roll me in designer sheets
I’ll never get enough
Emotions come, I don’t know why
Cover up love’s alibi

Call me (call me) on the line
Call me, call me any, anytime
Call me (call me) oh my love
When you’re ready we can share the wine
Call me

Ooo-oo-oo-oo-oo, he speaks the languages of love
Ooo-oo-oo-oo-oo, amore, chiamami, chiamami
Ooo-oo-oo-oo-oo, appelle-moi mon cherie, appelle-moi
Anytime, anyplace, anywhere, any way
Anytime, anyplace, anywhere, any day-ay

Call me (call me) my love
Call me, call me any, anytime
Call me (call me) for a ride
Call me, call me for some overtime
Call me (call me) my love
Call me, call me in a sweet design
Call me (call me), call me for your lover’s lover’s alibi
Call me (call me) on the line
Call me, call me any, anytime
Call me (call me)
Oh, call me, oo-hoo-hah
Call me (call me) my love
Call me, call me any, anytime
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Call Me ~Blondie~

This is one thing that isn’t around much anymore! There used to be payphones everywhere, a big row of them for anyone who needs to make a phone call. When I was on the road it was at a time when cell phones weren’t exactly cheap to have and taking my Canadian phone down into the States just wasn’t affordable. So, I was left with the only option, using pay phones when making phone calls. And it wasn’t just for calling home, I had to make calls all the time to say I’m coming to deliver your stuff or that I’m coming to pick up your stuff! 😀 It wasn’t easy for me to make cold calls. I’m one of those people that says, ‘Why would you call me when you can text?’. But, back in those days I’d make regular calls to people I didn’t know, and I will admit I did get used to it after awhile. Now, is a different story though! I just can’t make myself answer my phone when it rings, I MIGHT if I see it’s someone I know and there’s something that needs my attention….maybe! But if it’s an unknown caller I just kind of chuckle to myself….that person doesn’t have a chance in h*ll of me answering it, and they don’t even know it! If you want to chat, send me a text, or an email, or maybe just send your thoughts my way and keep your fingers crossed that I get them…that’s about the only way I’m available, most days.

It’s Friday and in honour of the occasion I’m wearing the ‘Ellie Lace Jeans’ from LEGAL INSANITY! These are just so happy looking, who could be down while wearing this much lace in combination with jeans! These are fitted for the Maitreya, SLink(Hourglass), and Belleza(Isis, Freya) mesh bodies and are available at the current round of Tres Chic. There’s four denims and eighteen lace patterns and colours to select from and for me they all look happy!

The ‘Charged T Shirt,black,RARE’ is from Vinyl and part of the ‘Charged’ gacha set available now at The Epiphany. This is HUD driven with a plain black or this one that says, ‘You’re a Wizard, Harry’. All of the clothing in the set fits the Maitreya, SLink, and Belleza mesh bodies.

The ‘KIKYOU’ hair from Argrace is a new release and it has a couple styling options, which is a nice bonus. It comes in two pieces for easy fitting.

Under all that lace is the ‘Amy Stilettos’ from NX-Nardcotix. I’ll be showing you a closer look at them in the near future!

I’m wearing the ‘Byzantyne Necklace’ from !NFINITY, and I’m sorry you can’t see it much. It’s the free gift for the ‘Men Only Hunt 10’ which runs until October 28 with over 60 stores participating . It’s a HUD based hunt so drop in to the Flair for Events office, and get hunting! Here’s a good look at this necklace that is so worth hunting for.

This skin is ‘Raine’ from Avada, which will be available in November! This is one of my all time favourite skins….so be on the lookout here for it’s release! It’s being worn on the ‘Lilo’ bento mesh head from Catwa and the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya.

This pose is from the ‘Amara’ set of poses from Imitation! I love it’s introspective look!

I’m at the ever popular ‘Mother Road‘ sim, home of the Mirage Motel 66!

Float

“We all float down here, and you will, too. In fact, they ALL FLOAT!”

Pennywise, from IT by ~Stephen King~

I really really dislike clowns….I don’t think there’s anything funny or happy about them. To me, they’re just flippin’ freaky! I haven’t seen the remake of the movie ‘IT’ from Stephen King’s book of the same name. As a rule I don’t watch scary movies, I guess you could say I scare easily. I’ve read the book though and although not my favourite SK book, it is a good one! As if clowns needed more proof that they can’t be trusted….I think clowns have always had a dark side and this just makes them plain evil. After thinking about it for a couple minutes I don’t think that the clowns from a rodeo are creepy, they’re just doing their job and actually have made a sport out of it, the bullfighters in Spain could learn a thing or two from the bullfighters here! There’s no blood, unless it’s the guy’s fighting the bull, and the bull does have the upper hand! Still, clowns generally have a bad reputation and I’m not sure it can be turned around…….I mean, clowns didn’t get this reputation from nothing happening!

A new round of anyBODY has begun and LEGAL INSANITY has the ‘Liza Ripped Jeans’ exclusive to the event. They come in three colours of denim and are sold individually or in a fatpack and the chains can be silver or gold, or removed all together! I’ve always loved LEGAL INSANITY jeans and these don’t disappoint. They have it all…perfect butt, bare skin, and perfect detailing! This round of anyBODY runs until October 15.

The ‘Fight Til the End’ Tolman tank is from Vinyl and exclusive to the ForMax event. This is a fundraiser for a fellow SL’er who has come upon some difficult times. It runs until October 10.

The ‘July’ shoes are from JuJu and are fitted for the SLink, Maitreya and Belleza high feet. There’s an added anklet that I’m not wearing here.

The ‘Lexie’ hair from +elua+ is part of the October round of PocketGacha. This is a great monthly stay-at-home event that makes playing gacha so easy! This is the cafe colour and the gacha includes ‘Lexie’ and ‘Lakia’ hair each with six common and one RARE to play for. The current round of PocketGacha runs until October 14. You can get more info on PocketGacha here.

As usual I’m wearing the ‘Luna’ skin in ‘miel’ tone from Avada on the ‘Lilo’ bento mesh head from Catwa and the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya.

This pose it ‘RockIt’ from the ‘Photobooth 2’ set of poses from [KoKoLoReS]. They’re bento enabled for the face and hands.

I’m at Arranmore for this picture, and once I had my shot, I was outa there! Spooky!

A Law, Seriously?

Ok……there may be some of you who are reading this that do this, but I’m sorry, there has to be a law against looking at your phone and walking? I’ve always known that common sense isn’t always very common, but man, this one is fairly obvious. I know there’s no laws or by-laws anywhere near where I live but I’ve heard of them appearing in some areas where people have died from walking while distracted. Since I know my own limitations I never do this, mainly because I have a hard enough time walking without incident at the best of times, I don’t need the added risk. And don’t get me started on people who drive while distracted…..that’s one of the things that really grinds my gears! I know that addictions and compulsions are hard to control, but there has to come a time where people start looking out for themselves and stop doing things that endanger themselves and others. I remember when a phone came in a bag and had an antenna sticking out of it, heck I had one of them, so I know people have survived for years and years without needing to check Facebook or email every minute of the day. So if you’re doing this right now, put the phone down, stick it in your purse or pocket, lift your head and look up, you’re missing a whole bunch of really great things in the real world!!

It looks like I’m going to be taking an early evening dip in the water if I keep going on the trajectory I’m on. I really don’t want to end up in the water near a dock. It’s like my worst nightmare, the thought of being in water around a well used dock with who knows what in the water with me! And since this top is new, I don’t want to get it wet, either. The ‘Sara Lee Top’ from LEGAL INSANITY is a new release and available at the current round of Tres Chic. It’s compatible with the SLink, Belleza, and Maitreya mesh bodies and the fatpack includes tons of options to make the statement you want! Life’s too short to not be who you are! Also, from LEGAL INSANITY is the ‘Ella Denim SHorts’, which are one of my favourite shorts from this summer!

This cute hair with the clips is S06, brown from barberyumyum.

The ‘USAGI Trainers’ are from [Vale Koer].

My whole look starts with the ‘Luna’ skin in ‘miel’ tone from Avada on the ‘Lilo 3.0’ bento mesh head from Catwa and the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya.

The pose is 41 from the huge ‘Digital Alchemy’ fatpack of poses from Bauhaus Movement and available til the end of the month at The Liaison Collaborative. I’ve added the cell phone from the ‘Selfie’ pose set from Imitation, which is a great set of poses in it’s own right!

I have no idea how I made it out on the dock at Mad Pea City.

Let It Go

There are a few things in life that I’ve learned. Of course, things don’t always sink in the first time around, but the art of ‘letting it go’ is an important one for me. I went for a lot of years carrying around anger, hate, grief, and lots of other emotions that did nothing but drag me down. There came a time that I found out that a person can only keep so much inside. I hated a lot of people for what I believed they did to me and I held grudges and vowed to never forget. You know what? The only one that hurt was myself. The other person didn’t seem bothered by it, if they were even aware of how I felt at all. I learned that the most important thing I could do for myself is forgive. I don’t mean you have to phone someone up and say it to them. When I chose to forgive it wasn’t for them, it was for my inner peace. Once I’d forgiven the person for what they did, I could then let it go. It doesn’t make me a weak person, it makes me a happy one. I read once the question, ‘would you rather be right or happy?’ and it really hit home. I may be the one who was wronged, but to remain firm in knowing I was right did nothing but keep the anger or hurt festering inside me. I’ve worked on forgiving everyone who I feel have hurt me, and it’s rather freeing. Think of it as taking a balloon filled with helium and putting all of your pain and anger in it, then on a lovely fall day hold it up, close your eyes, and let it go!

I want to say how honoured I am to be chosen the Slipper Originals Blogger of the Month for August. Elle has a few wonderful ways of celebrating this milestone and one of them is naming one of her creations after the blogger. So, I’m really proud to show you the ‘Liz Bento Rings’ which are exclusive to the current round of Designer Circle! The set includes four rings per hand and the HUD for them is HUGE! Each hand can be customized separately as well as each ring on each finger. So if you want to mix your metals….go for it! If you want to take some of the set off, you can do that! And if you just want to wear one little pinkie ring, consider it done!! Thank you, Elle, your creations are what make blogging for you such a joy!

The ‘Coco Leather Jacket’ is an older release from LEGAL INSANITY but I think it’s completely timeless! There’s nothing more comfy than a leather jacket that’s been worn enough to feel like it’s giving a hug. The top can be worn with the jacket, or not, it’s up to you and it’s HUD driven with 12 colours to pick from plus two metals, and…….the sleeves of the jacket can be changed to fabric with 7 colours to customize. It comes in 7 colours and this is the brown version. You’ll find it at the LEGAL INSANITY main store.

The ‘Ribbon Collar’ is my choker of choice! It’s from !NFINITY and comes in three metals with each being HUD driven with 7 ribbon colours.

The ‘MAYU’ hair is my favourite breezy hairdo. It’s from Argrace.

My look all starts with the ‘Luna’ skin in ‘miel’ tone from Avada on the ‘Lilo’ bento mesh head from Catwa and the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya. I’ve added one of the fifteen colours from the ‘Dark Metallic Eyeshadow’ HUD from Izzie’s.

This is the ‘Aloft’ pose from Del May. It’s expressive without being over done! Perfect in my opinion. 🙂

The pretty balloon(you’ll have to take my word that it’s a pretty balloon) is from the ‘Garden Party Set’ of the ‘Fairylight Balloons’ from +Half-Deer+.

I haven’t been to Hazardous for awhile so thought it was time to stop in and enjoy the view.