.. remember the sound ..

In Second Life, we always have places where a formal gown is appropriate or even required.  This could be for a party, a night out dancing, a show or maybe just hanging out alone in the snow.  This beautiful gown from Fuzz Lennie over at Zanze would be a perfect addition to your closet.  The gown hugs your curves and I was able to wear it with my mesh body from Maitreya very easily.  The straps wrap over the shoulders to end in a beautiful detail – a metal scroll and a dropped gem!.  Not only will you look ravishing as you enter a room, your exit will be just as engaging!

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There is a privacy about it which no other season gives you….
In spring, summer and fall people sort of have an open season on each other;
only in the winter, in the country, can you have longer, quiet stretches
when you can savor belonging to yourself.
                                                                 ~Ruth Stout

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Of winter’s lifeless world each tree
Now seems a perfect part;
Yet each one holds summer’s secret
Deep down within its heart.
                    ~Charles G. Stater

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Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V2.1
Skin: -Glam Affair – December skin – Jamaica 01 F (The Arcade)
Eyes: IKON Spectral Eyes – Field
Lashes: ::BB:: Mesh Lashes V.01 (minimalist black)
Makeup: [ MUDSKIN ]_YumYum Lip2_Medium1
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Harmony [Bun]
Earrings: -Glam Affair- Isys Gem Earrings Gold/Frost
Necklace: -Glam Affair- Isys Gem Necklace Gold/Frost
Hands: Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual
Ring: -Glam Affair- Isys Gem Ring (L) Gold/Black
Dress: [ZE] Nice Wild Crocus Gown {SHINE} @
Feet: Maitreya Mesh Body – Feet V2.1
Shoes: JD – Eve Maitreya Metallic Gold (UBER)
Pose: !bang – Stands 350-359



.. a smile ..

Strawberry Singh posted a “Monday Meme Challenge” last week (January 5) that encouraged all to put on a smile and create a yearbook pic. I’m really not a fan of smiling avatars in Second Life and only rarely try but I decided… why not?

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We have so many things to smile about as a new year kicks in and perhaps we should project those smiles in the virtual world too.  2015 will bring about interesting change for me. I will be making a real life move sometime in February to be close to family.  This will be a very welcome change as I will also be exiting the cold damp winter and shoveling snow. While I do look forward to it, there are lots of things that make me nervous like when I graduated from high school… I was headed out as an exchange student to Australia and well that was a big change.  An exciting one but still something that made me nervous.  This time, it is bit different.  The nerves are derived from excitement and fear about moving away from home or being far away from the familiar.  This time those nerves surround my work.  I am blessed that I will still be working for the same manager, in the same division and doing basically the same thing… just in a remote situation.  The nerves come in when I start wondering how it will work; will my manager feel that I am more easily expendable; will I feel totally disconnected?  I’ve discussed these with my boss and my plan is to work in an office a few days a week and from home the other days.  This will at least provide connection with people, even though it won’t be my staff or my direct peers. Working in the office also gives me the opportunity to network in case my manager does decide that my position is no longer needed in his division.  At least I would possibly know someone who knows someone who has a position available if I work from the office most of the time.  All in all though, moving will be good.  I might not be in Second Life as much because obligations will change, but I will still be here.


Skin: -Glam Affair – Sia II – Jamaica tone – 01 D (The Chapter Four)
Eyes: IKON Spectral Eyes – Field
Lashes: ::BB:: Mesh Lashes V.01 (minimalist black)
Hair: MINA Hair – Selenia (no materials) (The Arcade) @
Earrings: MG – Earrings – Valencia Cross
Mesh Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V2.0

Sweater: Mikunch lame-sweater with antique blouse short
Smile: [PXL] OpenMouth PRO Teeth v2.0 with braces
Pose: Izzie’s Headshot Poses
Animation: AnyPose Expression HUD v1.0


°•♫•°Listening to..°•♫•°

.. blue skies up ahead ..

December is always a busy month.  The preparations for the holidays – decorating, gift-buying, shopping, parties, events, etc.  In Second Life, it isn’t much different though getting around is just so much easier.

The Arcade Gacha Event closes tonight and it was a fun round with lots of holiday and winter oriented items.  With me in this pic is the snowy ermine from +Half-Deer+ and the little Yorkies from .tsg.  Run over now to grab these before the doors shut on this round!

On December 25th, the Sneak Peek event opened which encouraged shopping with the gift lindens we might have received.  I wanted to step out for a stroll in Honeybriar in Eastwood County today, so I threw on this cute polka-dot coat and sweater set from Leri Miles Design.  Paired with cute shoes from Fri., I was all set to stop in the confectionery shop for some yummies!  Sneak Peek is open until January 5th, so be sure to stop in.

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Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V1.0
Skin: -Glam Affair – Lulu ( America ) 02 C
Eyes: IKON Spectral Eyes – Field
Lashes: ::BB:: Mesh Lashes V.01 (minimalist black)
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Lala with Bow

Earrings: Lazuri Classic Pearls Drop Earrings Purple
Necklace:  Lazuri Classic Pearls Long – 3 strands Purple
Hands: Maitreya Mesh Body – Hand
Ring: (Yummy) Birthstone Ring – October – Opal  (The Arcade) @
Bracelet: +Half-Deer+ Forest’s Tale – Petals and Pearls Bracelet – White (past The Arcade)  @

Coat:  LMD Davinia Coat  Polka Dot Blush (Sneak Peek)  @
Feet:  Slink Female Feet (AvEnhance) – Mid
Shoes: fri. – Eve.Heels (Pitch)

+Half-Deer+ Winter Whimsy – Snowy Ermine  (The Arcade) @
.tsg. Yorkie Carrier *RARE*   (The Arcade) @
.tsg. Yorkie Collar – Caramel   (The Arcade) @

Pose:  !bang – Stand 424 edited with Animare Hud to allow for puppies

Location: Honeybriar in Eastwood County