Sweet Thing

Sweet Thing

I will stroll the merry way and jump the hedges first
I will drink clear clean water for to quench my thirst
I’ll go watch the ferry-boats and I’ll get high
On the bluer ocean against the waters sky
I will walk and talk in gardens all wet with rain
I will never ever ever grow so old again

Oooh good God you’re a sweet thing
Oooh good God you’re a sweet thing

I shall drive my chariot down – your streets and cry
Hey it’s me tonight I’m dynamite and I don’t know why
You shall take me strongly in your arms again
And I still wonder if I ever felt the pain
We shall walk and talk in gardens all misty wet with rain
And I shall never, ever, ever grow so cold again

Oooh good God you’re a sweet thing
Oooh good God you’re a sweet thing

I shall raise my hand up into the night, to the night sky
And count the stars that are shining in your eye
Just to dig it all and not to wonder that would be fine
You said its fine not to read in between the lines

Oooh good God you’re a sweet thing
Oooh good God you’re a sweet thing
Oooh my my my my my sweet thing
Oooh good God.

Sweet Thing‘ ~Hozier~ (Van Morrison cover)

My crush on Eddie Vedder is well documented here on the blog, and I’m hoping it’s perfectly normal to have a crush on someone famous? Even at my age? Please tell me that crushes aren’t limited to the young, because it they are, well that just sucks! If I find out that I’m an anomaly and I’m alone in this, it could be a little awkward, but I’m pretty confident that anyone can have a crush, and it can be on anyone. I mean, I think it’s kind of cute when someone says they have a crush on someone else, and if it happens to be you it’s a huge compliment, I think. Unless of course the person tells you they have a crush on you by painting it on your garage door, or chases you down the street while you’re walking, then it’s just creepy! Why I mention Eddie Vedder and a crush is that EV is safe in the number one spot on my list of crushes, but he’s seriously being challenged by Hozier! I love this guy, he’s a great songwriter, plays the guitar, and his hair……now this guy can rock a man-bun! 😀 There has to be way more than that to be crush worthy for me, it’s not about any one thing. It’s the overall package and Hozier has it! I’m hoping someone will tell me who their crush is, it’ll make me feel a little better about this issue and not so alone!! 😛

This picture is all about the pose, and of course, the kitty! I like cats, if anyone asks if I’m a cat or a dog person I have to say both. They both have pros and cons, they’re just different. Shadow’s Poses has a new release called ‘Cat Power‘. It’s a bento pose and the pack includes the cat, but I’m sure you could put a pup in there instead if you’re more of a dog person! Either way you’ll look super sexy spending time with your companion.

I made a quick visit to The Arcade this morning and I scored the ‘Kallista Bodysuit, RARE’ from {le fille casse}. There isn’t a huge amount of fabric involved in it, but it’s super sexy!

The ‘H0527’ hair is from tram.

I’ve added the ‘Trinket Necklace, short’ from Cae here.

I’m wearing the ‘Enigma’ tattoo from Queen oF Ink, I feel naked if I don’t have it on, now.

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

Just Give Me A Reason

Just Give Me A Reason

Right from the start
You were a thief
You stole my heart
And I your willing victim
I let you see the parts of me
That weren’t all that pretty
And with every touch you fixed them

Now you’ve been talking in your sleep, oh, oh
Things you never say to me, oh, oh
Tell me that you’ve had enough
Of our love, our love

Just give me a reason
Just a little bit’s enough
Just a second we’re not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again
It’s in the stars
It’s been written in the scars on our hearts
We’re not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again

I’m sorry I don’t understand
Where all of this is coming from
I thought that we were fine
(Oh, we had everything)
Your head is running wild again
My dear we still have everythin’
And it’s all in your mind
(Yeah, but this is happenin’)

You’ve been havin’ real bad dreams, oh, oh
You used to lie so close to me, oh, oh
There’s nothing more than empty sheets
Between our love, our love
Oh, our love, our love

Just give me a reason
Just a little bit’s enough
Just a second we’re not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again
I never stopped
You’re still written in the scars on my heart
You’re not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again

Oh, tear ducts and rust
I’ll fix it for us
We’re collecting dust
But our love’s enough
You’re holding it in
You’re pouring a drink
No nothing is as bad as it seems
We’ll come clean

Just give me a reason
Just a little bit’s enough
Just a second we’re not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again
It’s in the stars
It’s been written in the scars on our hearts
That we’re not broken just bent
And we can learn to love again

Just Give Me A Reason‘ ~Pink-feat. Nate Ruess~

A little musical interlude for you today. The sun hasn’t shone for quite a few days and the days are short to begin with, so as with most winters I tend towards being down when it’s like this. I know that if the sun would only shine, my heart and mood would lighten, infinitely.

The December 2017 round of The Arcade Gacha Event is in full swing and Ingenue has a new pair of shoes for all you shoe fanatics! The ‘Mabelle Oxfords’ come in 16 colours plus there’s a little reward that’s only available for the duration of the event. These beauties are compatible with the SLink and Maitreya high feet and will look great with all of your holiday party dresses! The Arcade runs until the end of the month. You can also try to get there using Arcade 2 or Arcade 3.

These jeans are the ‘Taylor Denim Pants’ from /erratic/. The have a low rise waist and are super sexy!

The ‘Wood Sofa and Chair’ are from .:revival:., loaded with single and PG animations and super comfy. The ‘Backstreet Hideout-Rug is from [zerkalo]. The ‘Daydreamers Pallet Table is from Daydreamers. The stack of books is the ‘reading pile’ from a gacha from Apple Fall. The ‘blanket stool’ is from a gacha from Haikei. The ‘Farm Living Alarm Clock’ is from the ‘Farm Living’ gacha set from Apt B. The ‘Vintage Big Broadcast Radio’ is the RARE from the ‘Vintage Radios’ gacha set from KraftWork. And, the ‘Flower Circle’ on the pallet table is from Mesh India and from the ‘Flower Decor’ gacha.

The pose I’m using here is from the ‘Attitude’ set of poses from Thrust.

Here Kitty Kitty Kitty

Here Kitty Kitty Kitty

I’ve talked about my dogs in the past, but I’ve not talked about my cats, at least that I can remember. I have two cats, they don’t live with me in the house, but they have a very comfortable home in the barn. They’re not the traditional barn cat that most people probably think barn cats are, fairly wild and just live on what they can scrounge. Mine are well fed and cared for, since they didn’t ask to be here. They’re both ‘drop offs’. That’s what I call them, anyway. I live in an area that’s fairly close to a major center and a fairly busy park, so in the fall, when everyone is sick of the spring kitten they thought they wanted, they drive out into the country and find a farm to drop it off at. They assume that the cat will find a new home, just by walking in the yard and saying, ‘hey, how are ya…mind if I hang out awhile?’. This isn’t the case! The cat is terrified and wild, and maybe it was a pet in it’s previous home, but it’s no longer there. I see them shoot out of the barn like a bullet when they’ve come to find food and I may get a look at it’s colour, but that’s about it. I get at least one drop off a year and sometimes I can save them, and sometimes I can’t. I got Hazel about 7 years ago, she came to me as an older spayed female, she was wild, very wild and it took a winter of her hiding in the barn before she finally came to me and let me touch her. I think she’d be happier in the house, but she has adapted well to the barn life. Bob came to me about 4 years ago, he was a young and skinny tom cat, who was half tame but not trusting at all. It took that whole winter to get so I could touch him, and finally when he starts to think I’m really great, I had him neutered! He hasn’t held a grudge about that, I don’t think. 🙂 This years drop off came to me a little earlier than usual. He’s a small young male cat, all black with huge golden eyes, and peers at me while I walk past him around the yard. He used to run from me, but I’ve been leaving food for him so he’s now a little bit trusting, although I haven’t touched him yet. He’ll come around! The gist of this whole thing is…..please….please…when you get a pet and find you can’t care for it or don’t want to, don’t drop it off at a strangers home! Make a responsible choice and re-home it, or put it up for adoption…..because leaving it at someone’s farm and hoping they take it in isn’t the answer. Believe me!

I’m all dressed up for an afternoon of shopping here, but I take a minute to visit the furry bundles that have invaded my home. I want to bring your attention to the ‘Cosette Heels’ from Ingenue. These heels come in 16 bright and eye catching colours and the lacing down the front makes a nice accent to the little peep toes. They fit the high SLink and Maitreya feet and are available at the current round of The Arcade Gacha Event, which runs until the end of the month. And don’t forget about the reward gift!! The ‘Cosette heels’ come in a gorgeous floral design delivered free to you after playing 25 times on the machine! They’re exclusive and will be retired after the event is over. Get playing!

It’s early fall here and it’s getting to be sweater weather! So the ‘Passport Sweater’ from Tres Blah has been released just in time! It comes in ten colours, and I have to add that Tres Blah colours are to die for! It’s Maitreya, SLink and Belleza mesh body compatible and TB clothes always fit like a glove! The ‘Passport Sweater’ is available now at Collabor88.

The ‘Lily’ hair is from Mina Hair. I love this asymmetrical bob that can’t decide if it’s fun and flirty or all business! It’s available now at ~uber~.

Also at Collabor88 is the ‘Cabo San Lucas Leather and Shell’ necklace from Maxi Gossamer Jewelery. It’s colour change via drop down menu and includes 4 leathers, 9 mother of pearl shell colours, and gold or silver options.

The ‘Leather Skinny Pants’ are from Maitreya. The fit and the optional longer pant leg are perfect!

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

This pose is a single pose from M I L A.POSES, it’s number 82.

These pesky kitties are from the ‘Witty Cats’ gacha set from Mutresse.

The ‘Vintage Big Broadcast Radio, RARE’ is from the Vintage Radio gacha set from KraftWork. Each radio in this set has two versions, one is scripted to be used as a radio and one is decor only.

The ‘Cat’ sculpture is from the ‘Catz’ gacha set from Silas Merlin. I have some of his paintings and sculptures displayed at my home and they’re incredible! You can find his work at The Silas Gallery on New Babbage.

The ‘Vintage Frame, Lemonade’ is from tarte, the crate it sits on is the previous packaging from Pilot, the books in front of the crate are from a gacha set from aisling, The ‘Morrison Cushion Pile’ is from a gacha at junk., the ‘Potted Palm’ is from dust bunny, and the chair with pillows and blankets on it are from the ‘Black Roof Brick House’ gacha set from HAIKEI.

My home is the ‘JAC Boat Shack’ from Redgrave.

The Truth is Out There!

The Truth is Out There!

You bet it is! I”m a believer! Aliens? Yea….there’s no way that us humans are the only intelligent beings in the universe! And plus I’ve heard a few stories, from completely believable people, about their close encounters of the second or third kind! Ghosts! Yup…been there and done that! My family lived in an old house that had lots of odd things happen! From strange tapping noises in the night, a hand print on a window that couldn’t be removed, and voices heard on tape recordings that weren’t heard while the taping went on. And there was always that feeling of being watched….I was always scared to be alone in that house. Sasquatch, Yeti, or Bigfoot? I’ve not had any personal encounters with any of them, but that doesn’t mean they’re not there! I don’t think we know about every living thing on this planet yet, though! Loch Ness Monster or Ogopogo? I’m not sure…but again, who knows! By the way, Ogopogo is a serpent like creature that makes it’s home in Lake Okanagan in British Columbia.

I’m a believer! I like to keep an open mind when it comes to things like this! Tune in next time when I talk about conspiracy theories, that always makes for good conversations!

I always like going for a more masculine look! I like ball caps, jean jackets, and a good slouchy guy’s pose! So to make it a little more feminine, I decided on the Parley Boots from FLIPPANT, for my footwear! They have a nice sturdy heel with leather fringe, they’re compatible with classic avatars, SLink high, and Belleza feet, plus, they’re HUD driven with eight colours!

My cool slouchy guy’s pose is Neverwhere from the Die a Little, male/unisex pose set from Le Poppycock! This set of six poses is perfect for the guys, but the girls can rock them too!

My nail appliers are from the Once Bitten 7 pack from Hello Dave! There’s twelve packs of Once Bitten available, each with a different base colour. They’re all mini packs, containing five textures! All Hello Dave nail appliers are SLink and Omega compatible!

The Amie Sweater from Slipper Originals is under my jacket! Which is unfortunate since the back has a huge heart cut out, that really shows off a sexy back! The applier for the top is compatible with SLink, Maitreya, and Omega, plus it comes with a system layer for classic avatars! Applier clothes are sooo versatile!!

The Jessie #13, blacks, hair with a snapback( it’s a ball cap to me) is a really great look! It’s from Besom & Flite and available at the current round of The Arcade Gacha Event!

The Raven Ring Set for the elegant SLink hands is from RealEvil Industires! They’re HUD driven with lots of metal and jewel colour options!

I love the Luxe Box September jeans from Blueberry! As the name says, they’re from the September round of Luxe Box!

The Aria Denim Jacket, Black, RARE is from VIVENINE ryvolter! It’s fitted for the Lara mesh body from Maitreya and it’s from a gacha, which is right at the front door to the left when you enter the main store!

As always, I’m wearing the Lara mesh body from Maitreya, the Nelly 2.0 mesh head from Genesis Labs, and the elegant hands and high feet from SLink.

I dropped in at Batterie Beach for these shots!