Mynx

Carry On

Whatever the words that you hear,
Somehow the meaning is clear,
We’re all on the same ship together, moving on,

From the first time that life could be heard,
To the last sounds of men on this earth,
The question is always the same, where are we going, where are we going?
Ooh carry on, carry on,
There’s a silver light beside you,
Take the hand that’s there to guide you,
Through this night to where we came from,
Carry on, carry on,
When the autumn leaves are falling,
And you hear the voices calling you away,
Then do not fear, you’ll carry on,
Carry on, carry on…
Love is the daughter of life, comfort to trouble and strife,
She’s always beside you to help you carry on,

Oh they say that the stars in the sky,
Are the souls of the people who die,
Will we meet them again when we reach our destination?

Carry On‘ ~Chris De Burgh~ from the album ‘Crusader’

Turn up the volume for this one…you have to hear the beautiful lyrics. 🙂

Just a musical interlude for you today, I hope you enjoy it.

I’m sitting out front of the ‘Mirage Motel 66’ on the ‘Mother Road‘ sim, and it may be a little run down, but it’s better than laying on the ground out behind the gas station! Don’t mind me, but I’m still in my jammies, the ‘Pajama Pants from {MYNX} are so comfy I may wear them all day. They come in ten prints, and they’re all the kind of prints one expects in a good pair of pajamas, and they fit the Maitreya, SLink, Belleza, and TMP mesh bodies.

I’ve paired them with the ‘Slumber Party Tank, white’ from Tres Blah! The ‘Slumber Party’ gacha set is one of my favourites, it has everything a girl needs to have a fun night with the girls. Note how the tank fits perfectly over the tank!!

The ‘ASAGAO’ hair is from Argrace.

The ‘Raine’ skin in ‘miel’ tone is an upcoming release from Avada, I’ve fallen completely in love with this one! The skin is on the ‘Lilo’ bento mesh head from Catwa and the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya. I’ve added a little bit of shadow from the ‘Monroe Shadow’ set from Veechi, and my eyes are from the ‘Nissa Eyes’ set from Zombie Suicide.

This coffee mug and pose are from the ‘Bae Watch’ gacha set from Le Poppycock. Perfect, as always!

I’m seated on the ‘Metal Stool’ from the ‘Iron & Wood’ gacha set from YS&YS.

As I said earlier, I’m outside the ‘Mirage Motel 66’ and I want to confirm that that IS a framed portrait of Christopher Walken in some kind of uniform in that room. Christopher Walken rocks, we need more cowbell!! 😀

You Just Never Know What You'll See!

Have you ever wondered what goes on outside overnight? I don’t know about anyone else, but once it’s dark outside, there could be any number of things going on out there! Usually things that I’d rather not know about, like an ax murderer, aliens, or worst of all….ghosts! But, I had the bright idea a year or so ago to get a trail cam to set up in the yard to capture anything that might be wandering through. My one fear is that I’ll see something that I’d rather not know about, but so far…so good! There’s usually a deer or two, a skunk or three, or a coyote. Oh….and the odd stray cat, and sometimes a raccoon or a bunny. The coyotes are the ones I hate to see, they’ve become so brave in around the yard that it’s a little disconcerting to see them casually walk around. A couple evenings ago I stepped out onto my step and came face to face with one about 30 feet from me. He didn’t run or get scared, he just stood and stared at me. I have no doubt he was on his way to see if there was a chicken out to steal, so I tried to scare him into running away, but he just loped off a little bit and then stood looking at me again. There are guns on the premises, but I really hate guns, so needless to say the worst I could do was tell him to Eff off and try to look scary, which some people would say comes naturally to me! 😛 This morning it was a whole new ball game though……there on the camera, was a big old horse…just wandering around in the dark( I don’t have horses at the moment), and behind it….following along was a little horse! I knew whose they were once the little one showed itself, so it was just a matter of waiting for daylight and scouting around so I could tell the neighbour where he could find them. They had moved on up the field to the north and were heading east when I found them. So, if the scariest thing I capture on the camera is a little bit of wildlife or a farm animal or two…that’s fine…it’s those 2 legged monsters I really don’t want to see out there, skulking around in the dark!

There’s something in my front yard here that I’d be really shocked to see! The ‘Wicked Legs’ from {MYNX} are exclusive to the October round of The Chapter Four and add a really nice touch to your Halloween decorating! They’re 100% original mesh and they’re copy/modify so you can adjust the thigh shadows to where you need them. The Chapter Four runs until the end of the month!

October is full of Halloween events and goings on, and [QE] Designs is in a couple of them with some seasonal decor! I’m showing the ‘Wire Punkin Set’ here, which includes 4 styles of wire pumpkins and lots of options! They’re colour change via drop down menu with six colours for the pumpkin, 4 stem colours and 5 light colours. These are exclusive to the Mad Circus 3 Halloween & Gacha Fair, which runs until October 31. Also from [QE] Designs is the ‘Fall Punkin Set v2’, which includes 4 shapes with 8 colours each via drop down menu. They’re copy/mod so you can cover your whole yard in pumpkins if you want! These are available at Trick or Treat Lane, which opens today and runs until November 3, as well as Mad Circus 3.

Another event for October to be on the lookout for is Season of the Witch! It starts tomorrow(October 14) and runs until November 4, and Raindale has the ‘Charfell Cabin’ exclusive to the event. This cute cabin has a footprint of 10X15 and a land impact of 40, and it’s modifiable to be resized as needed. It comes on a platform(23X23 footprint and 8 land impact) which is HUD driven with 5 grass textures, and it can be removed if needed! I’m using it here! The cabin is scripted with the Kool Door system so you can limit access. This cabin has a really unique roof line and some great accents, so if you want to get a full view you can check out Keira’s flickr site!

I’ve used the chairs from ‘Kate’s Vintage Chairs’ from Nutmeg, which is a set of six chairs, all with really unique shapes and detailing.

The ‘Deathly Tree, orange lights’ is from Refuge and available now at Salem. It’s in a gothic style stone urn with two ravens standing at it’s base. The lights can be set to blink or to stay on.

You can’t see them well, but I’ve added the ‘Black Baby Birds’ from +Half-Deer+ on the step of the cabin. These are cute little black chicks that come with various groupings and also singles, plus some wearable ones too! These are also at Salem.

I’m using grasses from Raindale and Kidd Grass here.

Heavenly

I really want this in my real life. A cute little corner all fixed up with everything I need to be completely at peace. I know exactly where I’d put it too! There’s a little spot in the pasture, on the south side of a poplar bluff that looks out over the prairie. The trees are starting to turn a bright yellow and the smell of dry grass and sage is in the air. The sky is that pale blue that only fall brings and the light breeze has a nip to it, but with this facing south I don’t feel the north west wind. I’ve finished my cup of coffee, and as I lay my book down beside me, having gotten sleepy from the warm sun shining on me, I see nothing but red through my closed eyelids. The sky is filled with migrating birds most of the day and into the night as the crows, geese, and cranes are all on the move, by the hundreds, heading for warmer climes. There was frost last night and soon there’ll be colder nights and eventually snow. But today, I rest peacefully letting all thoughts of my physical being go and enjoy this very second, for it’s the only thing that matters!

The ‘Wooden Signs’ from {MYNX} are rustic and woodsy and say pretty much everything that needs to be said! I chose the ‘Love’, ‘But first, Coffee’, ‘And so the adventure begins’, and the ‘I want to rock your gypsy soul’ signs to keep me grounded in life and to keep all the heavy stuff from clogging up my mind. These signs are available starting today at the September round of Limit 8, starting at 5 PM SLT. If Limit 8 is new to you, you can check out the website.

I wanted to have a little place where I could go to escape the world, yes…..even the virtual one, so I set up ‘The Old Shed, SUPER RARE’ from ‘The Summer is Gone’ gacha set from ..::THOR::... This gacha set is it’s part of the September round of PocketGacha, so there’s no need to leave your home to play. If PocketGacha is new to you, visit their website and find out more, I know you’ll want to get that HUD and start playing! I’m showing most of ‘The Summer is Gone’ gacha set here, including the ‘DIY Bed, RARE’, ‘The Fishbowl’, ‘The Coffee Cup’, ‘The Vintage Nightstand’, ‘The Vintage Radio’, ‘The Flying Leaves’, ‘The Stacked Blankets’, ‘The Old Fender’, and ‘The Broken Bicycle’. The bicycle and the fender both come with two versions, one for ground and one for the wall, to make it nice and versatile when decorating. I love the casual and rustic designs from ..::THOR::.., the intricate detailing and unique look are perfect additions to my SL home!

I love the soft and natural looking grasses from Raindale! This is the ‘dry’ version of the ‘Meadow Grass’.

The ‘Norway Maple’ and the ‘Wild Oak’ trees are from The Little Branch, along with the ‘Wild Grass Dry’ which is included with the ‘Wild Oak’ tree pack.

Meet Kenny!

Hi there…I’d like you to meet my new boyfriend, Kenny! He’s perfect for me, he doesn’t say much, he’s not critical of me in any way, and I can deflate him at any time and shove him under the couch! The bad part about Kenny is that he doesn’t help pay the rent, he’s not very attractive, and he has the personality of a beach ball. I’m going to be keeping him around, though. Since I don’t have any Second Life men in my life, Kenny is going to be my model for any couples poses I may be inspired by. It’s not easy being a blogger with no man available to help out with couples poses, and there’s times that the pose makers I blog for have really nice poses that I’d like to use. A couples pose just isn’t the same without two people! It’s not like I want to do poses with explicit sex, just friendly or intimate poses that inspire me. So, I’ll just throw out an idea here, if any of the guys want to take Kenny’s place at some point and help me out with a couples pose, I’d love to chat about it. I don’t think Kenny is going to be very good at showing any emotion, but beggars can’t be choosers! 😀

First off, {MYNX} has a new release in the main store, the Bermuda Shorts come in six colours and are fitted for the SLink, Maitreya(seen here), and Belleza mesh bodies. These fit perfectly and the nicely textured denim is perfect for late summer fun! So kick off those sandals and let the water cool your feet.

The inaugural round of PocketGacha started yesterday and I will admit that the stress free gacha fair is a huge hit! I could relax at home while playing the gachas of some of my favourite stores. Vale Koer has the ‘Preppy Set’ exclusive to PocketGacha and although I wanted the RARE sneakers haven’t managed to get them yet! I did get the ‘Preppy Top, RARE’ though! You can find out more about PocketGacha here. If you’re a member of the Vale Koer group, you received the PocketGacha HUD through the group notices.

The ‘Ruda’ hair from [monso] is one of my favourites!

The ‘Palm Tree Mini Tattoo’ is from IGOTIT and available at Knot&co.. Cute!

As usual I’m wearing the ‘Luna’ skin in ‘peche’ tone from Avada on the ‘Lilo’ mesh head from Catwa, along with the ‘Lara’ mesh body from Maitreya.

I’m using a pose from the ‘Fruit Juice’ pose sets from Le Poppycock and available at The Chapter Four, which runs until the end of the month.

And Kenny? Oh…poor poor Kenny! With the stupid grin he’s wearing you’d think I’m grabbing his butt, but really I’m not! ‘Kenny’ is one of the ‘Plastic Boyfriends’ from Cureless and available at Collabor88.

Behind us is the ‘Mid Century Bed’ from Dutchie and some house plants from {what next}, along with the ‘Filmore Factory Clock’ from 7 Emporium, on the far right of the picture.

Throw Your Arms Around Me

I will come for you at night time
I will raise you from your sleep
I will kiss you in four places
As I go running along your street
I will squeeze the life out of you
You will make me laugh and make me cry
We will never forget it
You will make me call your name and I’ll shout it to the blue summer sky
We may never meet again
So shed your skin and lets get started
And you will throw your arms around me

I dreamed of you at night time
And I watched you in your sleep
I met you in high places
I touched your head and touched your feet
So if you disappear out of view
You know, I will never say goodbye
Though I try to forget it
You will make me call your name and I’ll shout it to the blue summer sky

We may never meet again
So shed your skin and lets get started
And you will throw your arms around me
Yeah, you will throw your arms around me

written by ~Mark Seymour~ This is the version I prefer with Eddie Vedder(naturally) and Mark Seymour

This song gives me goosebumps.

I hope you enjoyed the musical interlude, we will now get down to business.

First off, one of my favourite events is starting a new round tomorrow (July 18) and {MYNX} is there! The Limit8 event is one that I make sure to get to early, cuz if you don’t the limited items that each designer has released exclusively for it will be gone! {MYNX} has the “‘Aviator Sunglasses’ exclusive for the event, they’re available in gold,(seen here), silver, and rose gold. They’re big, they’re bold, and they’re beautiful.

U L T R A opened yesterday, and Le Poppycock has released the ‘Summer Meltdown’ festival poses! I’m using one from the “A” pack. These poses are all a lot of fun, you’ll be having a blast at the outdoor concerts and festivals this summer! There’s two packs to get, with each one containing nine poses plus a small amount of a controlled substance. Enjoy 😀

I can’t believe how fast July has gone! We’re already into the third week, and as the time passes the events come to a close, unfortunately. But, there’s still a couple days remaining for Summerfest’17, and C’est la vie has the ‘Febe Tankini’ exclusive to the event. Since I was planning on going to Hazardous for the photos, I figured I wouldn’t be swimming, so I’m just wearing the ‘tank’ part of the tankini. 🙂 I chose the ‘army’ version of this suit, with each colour option of the top, it comes with a bottom, which is HUD driven with an 8 colours selection. You have until July 20 to get it Sumerfest’17, but after that I would think it will be at the C’est la vie main store.

I know it’s a surprise for everyone that I didn’t pair a tank with a pair of shorts. I really wanted to, but I’ve done that way to many times already this summer, so I settled on a the ‘Dina Corduroy Mini Skirt’ from [QE] Designs. It’s a short, snug, and totally sexy mini perfect for dancing at the concert. It’s HUD driven with ten colours and fitted for the SLink, Belleza, and Maitreya mesh bodies.

One of my favourite hair so far this summer is the ‘Hani’ hair from [monso]. This is from the blacks pack.

And again, I’m wearing the ‘Lilo’ bento mesh head from Catwa, with the ‘Luna’ skin in ‘peche’ tone from Avada. Along with the Lara mesh body from Maitreya.

I’m at my second home for this picture, Hazardous.