Posted in Events, Fashion, GenusProject, Maitreya, Second Life, shopping, Uber SL

Loving you is like holding smoke

Loving you is like holding smoke
The counters dry, become a joke
I can’t stop wanting you
And all these things that you do
You’re like an anchor on my soul
The fear of death running through my bones
It’s so cool wind of you
I’m holding onto something new
~ Tender – Smoke

asteroidbox tram

hair:  tram I1209b hair @ Uber
head: GENUS Project – Genus Head – Baby Face
^^Swallow^^ Charm Ears @ Kustom9
skin: L’Etre – Lana Skin
body: Maitreya Mesh Body

AsteroidBox. Idyia Top
AsteroidBox. Sofia Pants @ Equal10
AsteroidBox. Obsidian Boots

pose: Ana Poses – Yerevan

Desolado – Watching You – The Bearded Guy

Posted in DOUX, Events, Fashion, Foxcity, GenusProject, Maitreya, Second Life

Our hope’s gone up in smoke

This indecision’s got me climbing up the walls
I’ve been cheating gravity and waiting on the falls
How did this come over me, I thought I was above it all
Our hope’s gone up in smoke, swallow your crown

Choke! On a kiss, I thought I’d save my breath for you
Choke! On a kiss, I thought I’d save my breath for you
Give me some rope I’m coming loose, I’m hanging on you
Give me some rope I’m coming loose, I’m pulling for you now
Give me some rope I’m coming out of my head, into the clear
When you go I come loose
~Foo Fighters – Rope

lunar doux foxcity

hair:  DOUX –  Ava hairstyle
head: GENUS Project – Genus Head – Baby Face
skin: L’Etre – Lana Skin
body: Maitreya Mesh Body

RichB. Trust FaceChain
OSMIA – Nostalgia.Gacha.Earrings
Kibitz – Mystical stars necklace
**RE** Festive Rings Set
Lunar – Miki Top @ equal10
Lunar – Miki Track Pants @ equal10

FOXCITY. City Life Bento Pose Set

VideoClub Backdrop – The Bearded Guy

Posted in Blueberry, DOUX, Events, FaMESHed, Fashion, GenusProject, Kustom9, Maitreya, Pose Fair, Second Life

Bittersweet Memories

As she hung the last of the new ornaments on the tree, she closed her eyes and got lost in her memories. She remembered their first Christmas together and all the traditions they started that year. It had been years since she could even bring herself to decorate for the holiday again, much less get rid of the ornaments that proclaimed their first Christmas and every year after that. He has a new family now. He will be starting new traditions and she is left with bittersweet memories.

doux blueberry diversion

hair: #8  DOUX –  Snowflake Queen hairstyle @ Arcade
head: GENUS Project – Genus Head – Baby Face
^^Swallow^^ Charm Ears @ Kustom9
skin: L’Etre – Lana Skin
body: Maitreya Mesh Body

eyeshadow: TONE 2 – Sugar Plum Dream Eye Shad Collection @ Belle
lipstick: TONE 2 – Sugar Plum Dream Lips Collection @ Belle
nail polish: TONE 2 – Sugar Plum Dream Mani PediCollection @ Belle

Blueberry – So Cozy – Corset Cardigan (includes panties)
**RE** Festive Rings Set

pose: Diversion – Holiday Delights Poses @ Pose Fair

special thanks to Stefania for letting me pose in front of her Christmas tree

 

Posted in Bueno, Events, FaMESHed, Fashion, GenusProject, Kustom9, Maitreya, Second Life

Inner Battles

I hope that everyone is enjoying the holiday season, but I know that not everyone will. Suicide rates are higher during this time of year than any other. While the holidays tend to make most of us embrace our families and our friends, there are some that are reminded of those they lost. There are some that are feeling more alone now than any other time of year. It is super important that we put our differences aside and reach out to one another with kindness. The best gift you can share with people right now is humanity. Caring about one another and being there for those around us that might not be enjoying the holidays quite so much. I know from personal experience how utterly devastating it can be to watch couples around you celebrate their love…to watch parents light up at their children’s’ delights…all the while having no one to share this special time with. So, please, don’t let those fighting these inner battles, fight them alone. Join their personal army to defeat those demons and help each other be all that you can be. *grins* See what I did there?

bueno ab

hair: Foxy – Nebula Hair   @ Kustom9
head: GENUS Project – Genus Head – Baby Face
AG. Enlightened Eyes – Lagoon
^^Swallow^^ Charm Ears @ Kustom9
SU!– Best Of Red Lipstick Set -Genus @ Access
skin: L’Etre – Lana Skin
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
Izzie’s – Aged Claw Scars

Kibitz – Baby angel necklace
**RE** Festive Rings Set @ FaMESHed
Ascendant – Chrome French Nails @ Access
AsteroidBox. Jenna Shirt @ Kustom9
BUENO-Darlene Shorts @ Kustom9
:AC: Torn Fishnet[Style 3]
Momento . Buckle pocket boots @ Kustom9

pose: Le Poppycock-Sunwashed

La Guerra – Watching You – The Bearded Guy

Posted in Collabor88, Cynful, E.A.Studio, Events, Fashion, GenusProject, Jian, Maitreya, Prism Events, Second Life, shopping, Tannenbaum, Uber SL, {le fil casse}

Trouble for Trouble

So, for the past week or so, I’ve been learning bits and pieces about PhotoShop. I know, I know, that’s all I seem to talk about. I’ll stop after this post…maybe. *giggles* My main teacher has been the ever talented, Trouble Dethly. You may have heard of him. He’s one of the co-founders of BVN. He’s the editor of Eclipse Magazine. He’s an active blogger with a unique style unlike anyone else I’ve seen. He also happens to be the SL son of Kess Crystal, who just so happens to be my SL sister. Well, Trouble has been so kind and patient with me, despite my ancientness. *glares at Trouble* Even though I backed out of two scheduled lessons, he still agreed to help me. So, after hours of guiding me through the various steps he takes to completely edit a photo, we have come up with the shot you see here. I took the photos in SL over a week ago, but we finally broke down and edited the shot the other night. I’m so happy with the results and I’m truly blessed to have had such a wonderful instructor. Thank you, Trouble…I hope I wasn’t too much trouble…tehehe.

cynful lfc tram

hair:  tram I1126b hair @ Collabor88
head: GENUS Project – Genus Head – Baby Face
WarPaint* Parisian lipglass – set 1 @ Anthem
skin: L’Etre – Lana Skin
body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

#5 E.A.Studio Mouth VoDoo Doll @ Kinky
Cynful Dove Jewellry Set – Groupgift Dec 2019
***comes with earrings (not pictured) & necklace
Ascendant – Holly Nails @ Santa Inc
Cynful Fur Jacket – Cropped @ Collabor88
{le fil casse} Santiago Sweater Dress @ Uber

pose: Fashiowl – Shadowland set

scene:

[Rezz Room] Winter Camp Gacha @ Arcade
-[Rezz Room] Snowy Wood Home
-[Rezz Room] Snowy Sled
-[Rezz Room] Snowy CampFire
-[Rezz Room] Snowy Oil Lantern
-[Rezz Room] Snowy Snowshoes

JIAN Snowday St. Bernards 3. Tree Whizzer RARE

Posted in Collabor88, DOUX, Events, Fashion, Foxcity, GenusProject, Home Decor, Kustom9, Maitreya, Second Life, shopping, vinyl

Feelin’ like a ghost

Today I’m kinda feelin’ like a ghost
Call my friends but ain’t nobody home
Tell myself I’m fine but I don’t really know
I’m just scared that I’ll end up, I’ll end up, I’ll end up alone
I never let it show
But I feel like a missed call on a phone
Tryna live my life, pay-as-you-go
But I’m so scared that I’ll end up, I’ll end up, I’ll end up alone

You know I’m like a ghost, sometimes I have to fade
And it haunts me that I have to be this way
You say it’s gone cold, I say I’ll do better
But I always seem to disappear again
~ Au/Ra, Alan Walker – Ghost

vinyl doux serenity style thor

hair: DOUX – Playful hairstyle @ Equal10
head: GENUS Project – Genus Head – Baby Face
^^Swallow^^ Charm Ears @ Kustom9
lipstick: IDTTY FACES – GENUS NUDE SWINGS 8 @ Access
skin: L’Etre – Lana Skin
body: Maitreya Mesh Body

VINYL – Peters Sweater Splice @ Kustom9
VINYL – Cinnamon Pants @ Collabor88

pose: FOXCITY. Bebe Bento Pose Set

FOXCITY. Photo Booth – The Book Nook

..::THOR::.. Anthem Christmas Tray – 2019

Serenity StyleUNIK EXCLUSIVE AND GROUP GIFT
-Serenity Style-Merry Christmas UNIK GROUP GIFT
-Serenity Style-Light Angel Boy
-Serenity Style-Light Angel Girl

Posted in Dahlia, Events, Fashion, GenusProject, Kustom9, Maitreya, Second Life

Peepers

Tis the season to dress up in all sorts of festive outfits and the recent annual BVN Holiday Party was no exception. They had a themed formal of white and gold. Yes, I had to wear another formal. Lucky for me, I have a weakness for the gowns at Just Because, so I had a few to choose from…even if they make me itch. *laughs* Okay, not really…well, not in Second Life, but I’m not big on formals. That’s just a bit froofroo for my tastes. However, I was a good sport and went to the party in a beautiful golden gown. In fact, my friend and fellow blogger, Caitlin Mirabella, took a picture of us in our gowns and she did a fantastic job. Though none of that is what is being showcased here.
You see, there were lots of fabulous blogger prizes being given away at random and I was the lucky winner of a three month blogger gig with Avi Glam. To be honest, I wasn’t all that familiar with the brand before hand. That has certainly changed and just in time for my adventure with close ups! You see, Avi Glam is best known for their amazing eyes. I’m a sucker for some pretty eyes, so I leaped at the chance to scoop up some new peepers! Be on the look out, because I will be showing off plenty of beautiful eyes in all my close ups.

SadyCat

hair:  [monso] My Hair – Mili @ Kustom9
Beusy: Lunar Cat Ears @ Kustom9
RichB. Trust FaceChain
head: GENUS Project – Genus Head – Baby Face
AG. Enlightened Eyes – Lagoon
lipstick: IDTTY FACES – GENUS NUDE SWINGS 8 @ Access
skin: L’Etre – Lana Skin
Dahlia – Leyla – Kitten Collar @ FaMESHedX

Posted in Collabor88, Events, Fashion, GenusProject, Maitreya, Second Life, {le fil casse}

Decorate or Destroy

I can’t decide whether I want to decorate for a black Christmas (black ornaments, white tree, etc) or use this fantastic giant ornament as a festive wrecking ball to destroy this snowman. Decorate or destroy? THAT is the question.

black christmas

hair: Exile – Jen @ Anthem
head: GENUS Project – Genus Head – Baby Face
WarPaint* Parisian lipglass – set 1 @ Anthem
skin: L’Etre – Lana Skin
body: Maitreya Mesh Body

LaGyo_Neva Pearl choker @ Collabor88
Lagyo_Neva Long Earrings @ Collabor88
LaGyo_Neva Christmas Ornament (STATIC POSE) @ Collabor88
Ascendant – Holly Nails @ Santa Inc
AsteroidBox. Alina Shirt @ Anthem
{le fil casse} Lillia Skirt

Hello Sir – Xmass Feelings – The Bearded Guy @ Unik

Posted in Events, Fashion, GenusProject, GingerFish, Gingerfish Poses, Kustom9, Maitreya, Second Life

I could

It’s Monday. I’m on new meds. I’m still waking up. *sighs* I’m sitting here wondering what to write about, because everything on my mind is far too private to share. I could talk about the wonky weather. Meh. I could talk about the bruise on my hip in the shape of a paw print from my cat walking across me all night. I could write about my adventures in PhotoShop that really are not fascinating to anyone but me. *laughs* I could talk about how my mom farted in the bathtub so loudly last night that it sounded like a jackhammer was coming through the wall. I got so tickled with the idea that she was in there making a jacuzzi for herself. (That’s a movie reference for those of you that don’t get it.) *giggles* Alas, I’m just typing while I think and I’ve come to the conclusion that I just don’t have much to say this morning. So, I’m just gonna post this and hope you like the picture. *strikes a pose*

Moon TBG CX

hair:  Moon. Hair. // Smile @ Kustom9
head: GENUS Project – Genus Head – Baby Face
^^Swallow^^ Charm Ears @ Kustom9
SU!– Best Of Red Lipstick Set -Genus @ Access
skin: L’Etre – Lana Skin
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
Izzie’s – Aged Claw Scars
Insomnia Angel . Rose pickled blood pack

[CX] Osseous Species Collar – Onyx
[CX] Hinata – Black
Moon Elixir – Sabrina – Lara – Thong
[CX] LSD Fishnets – Black

pose: GingerFish Poses – Sugar Rum Cherry @ eBento
***right arm position alters by holding pose for blood pack**

Meow – Neon Drive – The Bearded Guy @ YungIcon

[Black Bantam] Hold Me Naked Sphynx ALL RARE

KraftWork Cat Lover Marquee Frame White Blink

Posted in Events, Exploration, FaMESHed, Fashion, GenusProject, GingerFish, Gingerfish Poses, Maitreya, Second Life, shopping, The Liaison Collaborative

Just Right

I decided to take little break from all the Christmas scenes and just do a normal-ish picture. I’ve been playing with PhotoShop and getting far more comfortable with it, but I have a long way to go. Although, I’m quite happy with how this one turned out, I really feel that I just got lucky. I strolled around the FMD sim until I found a setting I thought suited me. If you’re not a member of FMD, but want to check out their amazing sim go on a Friday night during open access. They do it weekly. If you are a member, then I recommend you take full advantage of the gorgeous sim. I happen to know the team that put this all together and that they worked tirelessly for months to get it just right.

stealthic addams gingerfish

hair:  Stealthic – Allure
head: GENUS Project – Genus Head – Baby Face
WarPaint* Soiree eyeshadow – set 1 @ Uber
skin: L’Etre – Lana Skin
body: Maitreya Mesh Body

Kibitz – Mystical stars necklace
**RE** Festive Rings Set @ FaMESHed
Ascendant – Holly Nails @ Santa Inc

Addams // Pandora Denim Jacket with Sweater
Addams // Pandora Jeans with Belt

pose: GingerFish – Frost @ The Liaison Collaborative

location: FMD