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Do you read much?  I find that I don’t read nearly as much as I did in the past.  Perhaps it is because of other distractions such as work, TV, internet, games, yes…even Second Life. In the past at times, I’ve had to actually stop reading for a bit because I’d become too engrossed in the story and not sleep!  Books and reading have always been an escape for me. A way to experience another story without living it.   Throughout my years,  libraries were special places to visit.  I even worked in one when I was young.  A library contains so much information; offers so many ideas; and possibly even offers learning opportunities if you take advantage.  While the internet provides so much data now, I still like to escape to a library now and then for the quietness between the stacks and racks of books.

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In Second Life, there are libraries.  Some are active with readings and other events.  Others are places to just sit quietly.  No matter the reason or the activities going on, I like stopping in to see the interpretation of the iconic setting.  The library in the Town of Honeybriar, a family role-play community is located on Starlight Grove on the ground floor of the Town Hall. I like the way the owners set it up with the reading areas, the info areas with workstations, the scrolls, and a children’s reading area too.  The Town of Honeybriar is a developing family role play community that offers opportunities for role play with medical services, fire department and other emergency services, dinners out, shopping, and neighborly interaction.  An elementary and high school are on the horizon which will also bring more opportunities.  It is terraformed and landscaped with a tilt towards the southeastern US coastline and is very pretty.  Visit the rental office also on Starlight Grove to find out just what is available.  If you decide to rent, just tell them Sunshine sent you ❤

 

Credits:
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V2.1
Skin: -Glam Affair – Sia II – Jamaica tone – 01 D
Eyes: IKON Spectral Eyes – Field
Lashes: ::BB:: Mesh Lashes V.01 (minimalist black)
Makeup: [ MUDSKIN ]_YumYum Lip2_Medium1
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Melita
Ears: [MANDALA]SIMPLE_EARS_HUTUU
Earrings: MG – Earrings – Valencia Cross
Necklace: MG – Necklace – Valencia Cross – Short
Hands: Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual
Ring: -Glam Affair- Isys Gem Ring (L) Gold/Black
Ring: EarthStones Mother’s Ring – 2 Stone
Top: B.C.C if you love me cardigan Baby Pink (The Seasons Story)
Skirt: :pesca:pleated skirt/muji charcoal
Feet: Slink Female Feet (AvEnhance) M – Mid
Shoes: The Secret Store – Oxford Heels [Slink Feet] – Black & White

Pose: Kirin (IP Hunt)

Location:  Town of Honeybriar Library

 

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.. 2013 Christmas expo last minute shopping ..

The 2013 Christmas Expo closes tomorrow, Sunday December 15th at 10am SLT.  You have a little more time to see the beautifully decorated sims and visit all the shops before that time.  I am featuring two exclusive dresses from one of the sponsors – Purple Moon.  These dresses are each in a color that Poulet Koenkamp created especially for this event.  The proceeds of the sales of these dresses along with two other choices all go to Relay For Life of Second Life benefiting the American Cancer Society.  If you haven’t taken the opportunity to visit this event, head over to the four sims before it closes!

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Credits:
Candy Skin ~America 02 from Glam Affair by Aida Ewing
Deep Sky Eyes from Mayfly by Arkesh Baral
Dainty Black Lashes from Beetlebones by Suetabulous Yootz
AvEnhance Mesh Hands – Casual from Slink by Siddean Munro
Hands – Avatar Enhancement Appliers for Slink Mesh Hands from Glam Affair by Aida Ewing
Pink Stars Fingernail enhancers for Slink Mesh Hands from Sol Existence by Sunshine Zhangsun
Luna Ring [18] RARE from Shakeup! by Carrie Janick (The Arcade Gacha Event)
 
 
Top:
Sakura Hair Teal from Miamai by Monica Outlander (group gift)
The Folded Golden Paper Letter Necklace ❤ (rare) from Olive by Naminaeko (The Arcade Gacha Event – March 2013)
Amelia Gown in Green/Toast from Purple Moon by Poulet Koenkamp (2013 Christmas Expo)
Pimp Your Pumps heels from GOS by Gospel Voom
Christmas Tree Earrings from Pure Poison by Shaleene Kenin
Pose:  Tableau Vivant by LouLou Teichmann
 
Bottom:
Ange Hair ( Garnet) from D!va by Marisa Kira
With Love 2 Necklace from Earthstones by Abraxxa Anatine
Trinity Pearl Earrings – White/Platinum from Earthstones by Abraxxa Anatine
Marzia Gown in Blue from Purple Moon by Poulet Koenkamp (2013 Christmas Expo)
Pimp Your Pumps Heels from GOS by Gospel Voom
Pose:  TBD
 
Location: 2013 Christmas Expo Event Sims