Please, Do Not Disturb

There’s a certain irony involved with a do not disturb message. Oddly enough, isn’t that usually when we want to? Just for kicks? Oh, that’s just me? Oh, c’mon….well…this is what happens when I wake and bake. I slide down walls and wonder about strange shit. My life is seriously bizarre right now. I can’t even begin to explain some of the decisions I’m making. I’m not sure if I’m set to self-destruct or being adventurous. I guess time will tell.

please do not disturb

hair: :::Phoenix::: Alice *NEW*
head: CATWA HEAD Lona
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
skin: [theSkinnery]  Iris (Catwa Applier) toffee (*new* @ C88)
[Cynful] Candela’s Necklace
[Cynful] Antheia Romper (*new* @ C88)
Phedora ~ Ancora Sandals

pose: FOXCITY. Leaning (Stand) VOL2 (*new* @ Kustom9)
FOXCITY. Photo Booth – Meet You There (*new* @ Kustom9)


Super Useful Info

So, from time to time, I see people on Facebook and Flickr asking a pretty consistent set of questions. If I was establishing some sort of customer service or website, I suppose I’d say FAQs. Yeah, that’s actually pretty accurate, because that’s exactly what they are: frequently asked questions. First let me say, I do not believe in anyway that I’m truly providing new information to anyone that even reads my blog. However, I thought that since I keep seeing these same questions…and I just so happen to know some answers, that perhaps I could give one page to find them all quickly and simply. *laughs* You see, I’ve got a lot of information floating around in this crazy head of mine and even I can’t remember shit without asking. I could blame age or drugs, but less face it…we’re all human. So, I’m just gonna jump right in. You can click directly on the logos to go the pages listed.

Wondering what events are going on right now that you might not know about?
Go to Seraphim. That is also your goto page for some of the biggest and most popular monthly events like FaMESHed, UBER, Collabor88, Shiny Shabby, Kustom9, N21, Cosmo, ON9….you get the point. There are tons of events going on at all times. You’d actually be surprised at what you might find at some of the smaller, more obscure events. I’m not going to give examples of those. LOL. The bigger the event, the easier they are to find, but Seraphim covers a ton of stuff. Explore the site sometime. It might surprise you, plus its fun to see what the quotes at the top of the pages will change to. *grins*
So…. Seraphim …goto for shopping events.

Do you miss shopping at the mainstores? Sick of the lag or battle to get into a big event, but you really want to shop? Don’t care for the latest theme at your favorite event? Wish there was a way to know which stores are having sales, new group gifts, and/or new releases in the store? Go to MAINSTORE SL.  This is a page full of amazing finds and you’ll be amazed at the number of great items being released in the mainstores!
So….MAINSTORE SL for all things mainstore related.

Are you looking for bloggers for your store? Just want to check out some blogs? Looking for places to take pictures? Thinking about being a blogger, but you’re not sure. Well, everything you need to know about blogging, from stores that are looking to places to take pictures….even classes and seminars to help you learn more about blogging can be found on the Blogging & Vlogging Network site. There’s even a group inworld that you can join for free. This is a must join group if you’re already a blogger. Regardless of what you enjoy in SL, the BVN site will astound you with its wealth of information.
So….BVN for all things blogger related.

Do you love magazines? Do you like learning about the various designers, scriptors, creators, bloggers, etc? Curious about events and event owners, what goes on behind the scenes? Love looking at professional photos of various designs? Well, there are several magazines across the grid, but Eclipse is by far one of my personal favorites and its chock full of interesting articles, beautiful photos, and monthly features. It’s all about the latest styles for both men and women. This is a lifestyle magazine of what’s going on around the grid. Who knows you might just discover something new and exciting to do, as well. Unlike a regular paper magazine, Eclipse is online and there are links in the magazine that will take you directly to the store, blog, webpage, etc.
So….Eclipse Magazine for all the latest lifestyle info around the grid.

Simon Says

hair: :::Phoenix::: Riley *NEW*
head: CATWA HEAD Lona
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
skin: [theSkinnery]  Iris (Catwa Applier) toffee (*new* @ C88)
tattoo: [ATI] Rita (*new* @ Applique)
:::NOIR::: Infinite Bracelets
(Yummy) Gardenia Rings (*new* @ C88)
LYBRA . EDIE (*new* @ Uber)

pose: FOXCITY. Surface Set
[Bad Unicorn] The Mansion Backdrop (FATPACK ONLY) *NEW*



Flickr Etiquette

I just want to touch on a few things about Flickr that I think people either don’t understand, don’t appreciate, or forgot the whole point. We share our photos and hope for the best, right? Hopefully, someone, anyone will like our work. Some of us use it as a place to store photos rather than take up valuable space on our PCs. Regardless of the reason, its a site made for sharing photos. So, I just wanted to touch on a few things that have crossed my mind and occasionally irritate me and/or others.

Awards-Some groups insist on them, some encourage, some don’t care. I’ve actually heard people complain about getting them or feeling forced to give them. I personally don’t give awards unless I’m simply in the mood. However, whenever someone takes the time to paste an award code on one of my photos, I make sure to show my gratitude by replying with a heart or a group thank you. It shows that you appreciate the love shown for your photos. Its about being humble. They didn’t have to do that, no one holds a gun to their head.
I hear people bitching about how some people have more followers than they follow. I don’t know about you, but I don’t just auto follow. I do tend to follow my bloggers and anyone whose work I really enjoy. However, if their timeline looks like nothing but snapshots or the photos aren’t good or its just over the top pornographic crap….I am NOT going to follow them, whether they follow me or not. I, also, don’t go checking to make sure every person I follow is following me back. I’m honored that anyone follows me. However, just because someone chose to follow me does not mean I owe it to them to follow them back. Nor do I expect anyone I follow to automatically follow me back. I think that’s ridiculous and insincere. I want people to follow me, because they like what I do.
One thing that aggravates the hell out of me and just about every photographer I know, is when someone uses one of my photos on their timeline. Regardless of why, it gives the appearance that they took the photo and they didn’t. It’s essentially stealing. If you want to share a collection of photos from around the site, use a gallery or a group. There are tons of youtube video tutorials to help you figure out how to navigate groups and galleries.
I think we’ve all looked at Flickr at some point and saw someone with crazy high views and/or favs, but their photos are meh at best. We can’t figure out how or why…they might have more or less followers, its just a mystery. How the hell did they do that and why aren’t our numbers higher? This I cannot even begin to answer. What I do know is that we need to let it go and stop worrying about what kinds of favs and views other people get. We need to focus on ourselves, our own work, and stop comparing ourselves to others, especially based on numbers.
The bottom line is this. No matter how good your photos are; no matter how could you think they are; no matter how popular you may or may not be…you should be grateful that ANYONE takes the time to look at your photos of a virtual world, much less takes the time to actually fav, comment, or paste an award. It’s call gratitude and we all should have some.
So, there’s my two cents on the whole Flickr thing. You can view my flickr by clicking on the photo below and by all means, you are all welcome to leave your flickr links in the comments below. Who knows, you might discover someone new or someone new might discover you. ♥

storm within

head: CATWA HEAD Lona
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
skin: [theSkinnery]  Iris (Catwa Applier) toffee (*new* @ C88)

pose by Del May

MudHoney Larson Fireplace – White
JIAN :: Wolf (Static – Howl)


Take Your Time

Why is everyone in such a hurry these days? I’m referring to SL relationships. We’ve all seen the people that jump in and out of relationships. Partnered to someone new every other week or month, then complain about why their relationships didn’t work. Seems like an awful lot of unnecessary drama and hurt feelings to me. I used to think I had a four month expiration date, because my average SL relationship was only lasting four months, but I didn’t rush into any of them. The last one I had, we dated quietly for months before telling anyone, much less becoming official. Now, I’ve been single for over 3 months and I simply can’t imagine rushing into anything with any of the men I’ve met. It can take weeks for me to even figure out whether or not I want to have sex with someone. Granted there are those that you know immediately that sex is definitely on the table, but in those instances I’m not expecting it to be anything but casual. I’m not an idiot. Sex does not equal love or even slove as my friend, Poppy, puts it. (I tend to agree with her on that.) I dunno, I guess we all have our pace. It just seems to me if you take your time and really get to know someone first, you might save yourself some heartache. Then again, what do I know….368 day of what I thought was magic turned out to be really disposable and I was easily replaced in no time at all. *shrugs* So, I have no idea who the hell I think I am giving relationship advice, but that’s what’s on my mind today. So, that’s what you get.

the wolf

Sady is wearing:
hair: #1 {Limerence} Nikol hair(Common1)-B&W
head: CATWA HEAD Lona
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
skin: [theSkinnery]  Iris (Catwa Applier) toffee (*new* @ C88)
11. :BAMSE: Personal Choker – Bitch
SPIRIT – Peepa sweatshirt (*new* @ C88)
ChicModa // Piper skirt (*new* @ Cosmopolitan)
.Shi : Caleb Boots . Black / Bento (*new* @ TMD)

Gotz is wearing:
hair: Unorthodox Manny Hair
head: CATWA HEAD Daniel
Stretched ears-Omimi- [MANDALA]
body: [Signature] Gianni – Body
Howl – CHEN bombers jacket
[Deadwool] Chase sneakers

pose: [ATI] Adore (*new* @ Suicide Dollz)

FOXCITY. K-POP Star 2 – As If (Rez) (1) RARE (*new* @ Arcade)


Crooked World

Crooked World
written by Sadystika Sabretooth

It’s a crooked world,
full of broken people,
plenty of hungry hyenas
on the prowl
just waiting
to snatch up the scraps.

They will use your broken pieces
to create something beautiful
and then sell it back to you.

The lies and all the poison…
polluting every cell,
every fiber,
and stitch of humanity….
until there’s nothing left.

The careless walk among us
dressed as saviors
offering shoulders
made of sponges,
soaking up every ounce
of emotional ammo
we shed in our tears.
They load their invisible guns
and declare their silent war.

With each shot,
they push us
further and further away until
we’re backed into corners.
The view from there is amazing,
because now we see the truth…
all of it…
even the parts you can’t see
the lies as they pour from your mouth
and now we laugh
with our friends
as we whisper behind your back.

You’ve put on your little act
for so long
that even when it blows up
in your face
you’re so oblivious
you think you’re untouchable.

You’re not.

It’s a set up
we’re waiting
to watch you fall.

You will fall.
You thought we’d save you?
we’ll raise our glasses
as you stumble backwards
over the bodies in your wake
and finally fall into your own grave.

shaky ground
It’s getting harder to know if I’m sane
My issues are leaking outside of my veins
Somebody save me or end me, I haven’t yet made up my mind

hair: Magika – Good Vibes *NEW*
head: CATWA HEAD Lona
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
skin: [theSkinnery]  Iris (Catwa Applier) toffee (*new* @ C88)
MINIMAL – Charmed Necklace (*new* @ FaMESHed)
_CandyDoll_ Mya Dress (*new* @ Whore Couture)
_CandyDoll_Ava Socks Black
{Livalle} Payne – Combat Boots (*new* @ FaMESHed)

pose: pose: GingerFish Poses – Bad at Love

[Bad Unicorn] Block Views Backdrop *NEW*



There’s a poem by Maya Angelou, Caged Bird. Its one of those poems that sat on my chest like a 20lb cat. It weighed so heavily on my heart that is almost felt as though I were being crushed. I love the contrast of the free bird versus the caged bird. The free bird hasn’t the worries or restrictions of the caged bird. Yet, the caged bird chooses to sing anyway. The caged bird sings of hope, dreams, and fantasies. It is those songs that keeps the caged bird moving forward in its limited space. While the free bird might sing, I imagine the songs are hollow and not nearly as beautiful as the “fearful trill.”
Obviously the poem is not literally about birds. Its symbolism in its purest form really. Yet, it still makes me think. It takes my mind in so many directions. Not just the original meaning, but about each of us as individuals. How often do we cage ourselves? And for what reason? I spend more than 50% of my day in my bedroom, as my computer is in here, my smart tv, my bed…all my favorite comforts of home. Why? Though I sit in front of a window, there is nothing keeping me locked in here. So, why don’t I go outside more? Granted, I don’t like the people around here too much, but no one is forcing me to speak to anyone when I leave my house. I’ve even been to jail and I remember how badly I craved the fresh air, a natural breeze. How I longed to hear the rustling of leaves and the songs of birds….even the laughter of those little demon spawns people call children. *grins*
I’ve gotten too comfortable in my little cage of comforts. I’ve become complacent and in most 12 step programs there’s a common saying about complacency being a red light indicator. In other words, when we become too comfortable…too complacent in our lives, we are setting ourselves up for bad decision making and that’s never been more true in my life. I’ve made some very poor decisions in the last few months. Acting out (mostly in SL) in ways that I never have before and its time for me to stop. I’ve already reduced my blogging load by focusing more on fashion and less on home decor. Yet, I still find myself sitting at this desk focused far more on my blog than on my real life.
I am not a religious person by a long shot, but Easter is about Christ being reborn, right? Well, I think I’ll borrow a page from the Bible and use Easter as a form of rebirth of my own. I’m going to cut back a bit more on the blog and I’m going to be leaving my house for five days on Easter weekend. I’m going to see my darling Nikole. This will be the second time we’ve met in real life, but it’ll be my first time visiting her at her house. I’m super excited about the trip and I’m about to embrace some really positive changes in my life. I will no longer be caged by my own hands.


hair: #12 {Limerence} Sammy hair-Blonds (*new* @ Imaginarium)
head: CATWA HEAD Lona
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
skin: [theSkinnery]  Iris (Catwa Applier) toffee (*new* @ C88)
tattoo: [ATI] Mai.. (*new* @ TWE12VE)
LYBRA  . SADYSTIKA (*new* @ Whore Couture)
_CandyDoll_ Gina Heels (*new* @ FaMESHed)

pose:  FOXCITY. Wild & Free Bento Pose Set

FOXCITY. K-POP Star 2 – Ringa Linga (Rez) (3) RARE (*new* @ Arcade)
Fapple– The little slave bed
Fapple– BDSM Tool Box



“C’mere, I want to tell you something,” she said as she crawled across the bed towards him. She curled her finger to motion him closer. As he moved closer, thinking he was about to get a kiss, she whispered, “I don’t give a fuck.”
He stood up, a look of shock washed over his face, “What the…”
She laughed, stood up and grabbed her purse and phone.
He was thoroughly confused as she walked out the door, until he walked around to the side of the bed she’d been standing on and saw two condom wrappers on the floor.

Come Hither

hair: pr!tty – Sury (*new* @ TCF)
head: CATWA HEAD Lona
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
skin: [theSkinnery]  Saska (Catwa Applier) honey
LYBRA . JULY (*new* @ BLUSH)
Phedora ~ Porchia heels ~ Maitreya RARE (*new* @ Arcade)

pose: GingerFish Poses – Dirty Pretty Set (*new* @ Whore Couture)

tarte. stargazer floor bed (night)

BUENO-After Hours Loft Building -Decay (*new* @ FaMESHed)
BUENO-Mulder Loft Building-Decay


I’ll Do What I Please

I say this all the time, “I do what I want.” To be fair, I usually do just that. I’m an only child and despite the abuse, I was pretty spoiled. Over the years, I have grown up, but because I never had children I didn’t mature the way most people my age have matured. So, to sum it up I’m a brat! I know, that’s coming as quite a shock to many of you. *laughs*

I’m having a pretty crappy day, so that’s all I got for now. I hope you all have a wonderful weekend and happy shopping♥

And I’ll do what I want
I’ll do what I please
I’ll do it again till I’ve got what I need

Cruel is wearing:
hair: Stealthic – Haunting
hairbase: Stealthic – Male Hairbase
head: CATWA HEAD Daniel
beard: Volkstone Toni Facial Hair
ears: .:E.A.Studio:. Box Ears Falling Star
body: [SIGNATURE] Geralt – Mesh Body  *NEW*
tattoo: [ATI] Nightmare…

Sady is wearing:
hair:  RAMA.SALON – Chloe Hair ‘EXCLUSIVE’ (*new* @ FaMESHed)
head: CATWA HEAD Lona
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
skin: [theSkinnery]  Saska (Catwa Applier) honey
EF: Springleaf Necklace (*new* @ FaMESHed)
**RE** Simina Bracelets (*new* @ FaMESHed)
toksik – Slumber Crop Top (*new* @ FaMESHed)
toksik – Slumber Shorts (*new* @ FaMESHed)

pose: KlubWerK.poses -i know you —
VIXX- Mesh backdrop – She



Squeal Worthy

I don’t think guys do this, but I can’t be sure. I am pretty sure they wouldn’t admit it. However, almost all girls I’ve ever known has done this. Oh, I’m sorry, what is THIS? Well, its all about that message we received or perceived. However, I have been known to throw myself across a bed and flail my legs about as I squeal over whatever fortune has befallen me. Whether I was squealing about having completed my final exams with flying colors or the guy I’ve liked forever is finally looking my way. Oh it could be as simple a new pair of boots that I’ve wanted for a very long time and I don’t want to take them off. I just want to swoon over them for a while.
Either way, I’ve had a few rather rough days lately, nothing I really want to talk about. However, I’m hoping we all get some squeal worthy moments as we approach the weekend. I think we all deserve it, don’t you?

the message

hair:  [RA] Mikaela Hair  (*new* @ FaMESHed)
head: CATWA HEAD Lona
SU!– Nude Lip Gloss Collection
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
skin: [theSkinnery]  Saska (Catwa Applier) honey
::SG:: Sophia stileto BENTO MESH NAILS (*new* @ SKIN FAIR)
[Cynful] Micaela Dress (*new* @ FaMESHed)
_CandyDoll_ Mya Boots – (*new* @ Whore Couture)

pose: FOXCITY. Hella Cute Bento Pose Set (head position edited w/AnyPose)

BUENO -Minimal Living Gacha (*new* @ Arcade)
-BUENO- Minimal Living Apts Spring- RARE
-BUENO-Dreaming Bed- RARE
-BUENO-Journals Clutter-Pinky
-BUENO-Simple Chair-Floral
-BUENO-Happy Hour Neon -Pink
-BUENO-Cactus- White (comes soft linked to BUENO-Lamp-Pink)
-BUENO-Type Pad-Pink
-BUENO-Wall Organizer – Pink
-BUENO-Pencil Holder- Pink (comes soft linked to BUENO-Empty Cup-Dreams)
-BUENO-Bunny Speaker-Pink
-BUENO-Simple Chair-Marble

BUENO– Foxy Pal Sir Fox RARE (*new* @ Arcade)
BUENO- Foxy Pal Ballerina RARE (*new* @ Arcade)

[Bad Unicorn] Not So Welcome Mat (12 Texture Options)
[Bad Unicorn] ‘Pizza or Boobs?’ Heart Pizza

dust bunny . spotted begonia
:CP: Herman Planter White


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