Dangerous Proposition

Alright, so its been happening to me a lot lately, that I’m hitting a wall when it comes to something to write about. I know, that may come as quite a shock to some of my friends as I’m usually quite chatty with them, but for some reasons I’ve really struggled with things to say lately. I’d hate to turn my blog into nothing but pictures and songs. However, at the rate I’m going these days I fear that may soon become the case. So, for those of you that actually read my blog, I am asking you to submit some questions or topics for me to write about. No matter how silly or insane, I will make it a point to write SOMETHING about whatever is suggested. So, toss me a comment below or on my Facebook page and I will give it my best shot! I fear this is a dangerous proposition, because some of you might give me something insane, but I’m going to do it…so there’s the challenge!

danger

wearing:
hair:  MINA – Angel (*new* @ Remnant)
hair base: MINA hairbase HUD – Angel tattoo – Catwa (*new* @ Remnant)
head: CATWA HEAD Tala
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
UC_b2uk_scarf (*new* @ TresChic)

pose: Foxcity Cute but Psycho Set (Includes knife)
DRD – Abandoned Truck – Shelter (*new* @ Remnant)

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Help Yourself by Helping Others

“The best way to cheer yourself up, is to cheer somebody else up.” -Mark Twain

I believe this to be true wholeheartedly. For ages, people have figured out that the best way to get out of you own head is to help other people. When we sit too long in our own problems we can drown in them and find ourselves so lost that we begin to lose hope. It’s when we lose hope that we truly become miserable and that is when we are the most dangerous…to ourselves and everyone around us. Our misery makes us toxic. Think about how good it feels to help someone in need. I don’t mean dropping a few dollars into the bucket with the bell ringers at the holidays. I mean, to support a friend and watch them succeed. I mean, to hand a meal to a homeless person. I mean opening our hearts and genuinely helping someone that is going through something so wretched, that we can’t begin to fathom the road on which they travel.
We’ve all had things go terribly wrong from time to time. We’ve all watched someone else suffering and felt absolutely helpless from the sidelines, especially in a virtual world. However, there is something happening right now that could forever change someone’s life in such a wonderful way. It hasn’t started yet, but it shall begin soon. In the meantime, I want to spread the word and I hope that you will, too. A dear friend of mine has undergone the unthinkable this year and despite it all, she has maintained the same positive attitude that made so many of us love her from the very beginning. I won’t go deep into it here, but if you’d like to help someone that not only needs help…and would never in a million years ask….there’s about to be a fundraising event and there’s something for everyone. For more information, please visit the Facebook page: For the love of the Devil

bad kitty

wearing:
hair: [RA] Jas Hair (*new* @ Shiny Shabby)
head: CATWA HEAD Tala
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
ears: ^^Swallow^^ Darkness Ears (*new* @ Black Fair)
ears: Sweet Thing. Neko Ears (Bento)
tail: Sweet Thing. Fuwa Tail (Bento)
**RE** Deah Gloves & Rings
Narcisse– Stellar Bra – ML – White (*new* @ Epiphany)
-Narcisse- Stellar Corset – ML – White (*new* @ Epiphany)
-Narcisse- Stellar Pannier – ML – White (*new* @ Epiphany)
-Narcisse- Stellar Panties – ML – White (*new* @ Epiphany)
Phedora ~ Ginger Boots ~ Hud 28 C. (*new* @ Tres Chic)

pose: FOXCITY. Bad Kitty VOL2 Bento Pose Set (*new* @ ON9)
[ isuka ] union local backdrop (*new* @ Shiny Shabby)

This Dress

Sometimes an outfit just inspires a photo, but the only words are about the outfit itself. This is one of those times. *shrugs* The new Serenity dress from United Colors can be picked up at the latest round of Tres Chic. This dress is to die for, as it comes with so many options, its almost impossible to pass up the fatpack for this one. First of all, it can be a full length gown or a short club dress like you see here. There’s a cross over in the front with the option of making the right bra cup sheer, not to mention the six color options for the bottom as well as both breasts. There’s also a materials on/off option! So, yes, you can do like I did and make it monotone, but for those that want to mix it up, there are plenty of fun ways to do that, too. Oh, almost forgot to mention, there’s color options for the straps, too! I just can’t imagine any sexy woman’s inventory could be complete without it. ♥

golden

wearing:
hair: Exile – Run the World
head: CATWA HEAD Tala
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
[ kunst ] – Lucy choker
UC_Serenity_dress (*new* @ Tres Chic)

pose by FOXCITY

No Place For You

It was the end of summer and she had decided to take a walk down to the Charcuterie for some of Peter’s famous sausages. They would be perfect with the apples she had picked that morning. As she walked along the dirt road she came across the most adorable little piglet, she scooped him up just as she approached Peter’s place. The little pig was so cute as she squealed in her face.
She smiled lovingly at her new pet, “I shall call you Wilbur, but you have to promise not to bring home any friends named Charlotte!” As she approached the door for Peter’s it dawned on her that she should take her new pet home first, “This is no place for you, Wilbur! No place at all!”

this is not the place for you

wearing:
hair: +Spellbound+ Shahrazad
head: CATWA HEAD Tala
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
.:E.A:. Studio Ears Gunner (*new* @ Tres Chic)
EF: Sequoia Necklace (September FaMESHed)
!Rebel Hope – Raylin Mesh Wrap Dress
JIAN Playtime Piglet (*new* @ Arcade)

Pose: FOXCITY. Mens – Play Ball Bento Pose Set (edited with AnyPose)
scene:
Exposeur   – Rusty’s Farmhouse – Pink/White
7 – Peter’s Charcuterie
7 – Rear Deliveries Only (Sept 22 FLF)

Love Bites

Josh and I both did our own versions of this photo, which I’ve posted below. We also decided that only a song would fit the photo. So, per my usual tactics, I’m providing a link and the lyrics. ♥

Def Leppard – Love Bites

If you’ve got love in your sights
Watch out, love bites
When you make love, do you look in your mirror?
Who do you think of?
Does he look like me?
Do you tell lies?
And say that it’s forever?
Do you think twice, or just touch and see?
Ooh, babe
Ooh, yeah
When you’re alone, do you let go?
Are you wild and willing or is it just for show?
Ooh, come on

I don’t want to touch you too much baby
‘Cause making love to you might drive me crazy
I know you think that love is the way you make it
So I don’t want to be there when you decide to break it, no

It’s bringing me to my knees (love lives, love dies)
It’s no surprise (Love begs, love pleads)

It’s what I need
When I’m with you are you somewhere else?
Am I getting through or do you please yourself?
When you wake up will you walk out?
It can’t be love if you throw it about
Ooh babe, I don’t want to touch you too much baby
‘Cause making love to you might drive me crazy, oh

It’s bringing me to my knees (love lives, love dies)
It’s no surprise (Love begs, love pleads)
It’s what I need

Oh yeah, I don’t want to touch you too much baby
‘Cause making love to you might drive me crazy
I know you think that love is the way you make it
So I don’t want to be there when you decide to break it, no

It’s bringing me to my knees (love lives, love dies)
(Love bites, love bleeds)
It’s bringing me to my knees (love lives, love dies)
It’s no surprise (love begs, love pleads)
It’s what I need
If you’ve got love in your sights
Watch out, love bites
Yes it does, it will be hell

love bites
Love Bites by Sadystika Sabretooth
Josh's version of love bites
Suck It, Kitten by Josh Sabretooth

Sady is wearing:
hair: lock&tuft – josh flf
hairbase: [Hipster Style] Roy Hairbase WHITE
head: CATWA HEAD Tala
ears: .:E.A:. Studio Ears Gunner (*new* @ Tres Chic)
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
(( Cheeky Ink )) Selene Tattoo
[Atomic] Kitten Collar
Astralia – My half (Rings set Bento) Maitreya ONLY

Josh is wearing:
hair: lock&tuft – josh flf
hairbase: [Hipster Style] Rhys Hairbase BROWN
head: CATWA HEAD Daniel
ears: .:E.A.Studio:.  Ears Falling Star
beard: VYC – Neat Scruff Beard HD *GIFT*
body: Slink Physique Male Mesh Body
-VA-M-VISTA BENTO PROHAND SLINK MALE
(( Cheeky Ink )) My pleasure Tattoo (*new* @ XXX)
3.::GB:: Lip piercing (Catwa Daniel) Black (Studded)
**RE** ReVoX Aros Couple Bracelets BOX
Astralia – My half (Rings set Bento) Slink/Vista/Sign

pose: Drunk Panda – Drunkin’Love
scene: uK – Old Punk Hideout

Walking The Birds

People looked at her strangely as she and her cat paraded about carrying birds that would fly about only to return to their perches upon them. She didn’t find it at all strange to take her birds for a walk and neither did her cat. Even the other birds would look at them strangely, but she couldn’t understand why it was such an odd thing to be walking the birds. *giggles*

walk the birds

wearing:
hair: #Foxy – Bella. (*new* @ Kustom9)
head: CATWA HEAD Tala
body: Maitreya Mesh Body
Scandalize. Danyele (*new* @ TresChic)
Phedora ~ Selma Flats ~ 28c V2
JIAN Green Cheek Conure Companion (*new* @ FaMESHed)
JIAN Chubby Cat Bird Bus Companion (September Luxe Box)

pose: FOXCITY. Mannequin Bento Pose Set
location: Tranquil Bay

Show Some Love

So, there’s been a lot of hurt feelings on Facebook this week, because of a newish thing called Sarahah. It was designed for businesses so that employees could leave constructive feedback for each other, but it quickly found its way to Facebook and the SL community latched on. We were off and running. Many people refused to take part, knowing full well they would not take it well if insulted or while others publicly voiced their disdain for the site suggesting that if one could not say it without hiding behind anonymity they had no business saying it at all. Meanwhile, many were like me and saw it as something fun to do and jumped right off the bridge into the Sarahah internet river.
From there it either went uphill or downhill. For many it went downhill very quickly. Designers got attacked rather viciously. Yes, many of them received a lot of praise as well, but actual constructive criticism seemed to be absent. Many others reported being attacked and bullied. While some of these people took it in stride, others were quite hurt by the cruel words they found from anonymous contributors. A few even became aware of several secret admirers. While others found disturbing messages about people wanting to wear their skin or keep their eyeballs in jars. *giggles* I can’t begin to imagine who would have left such disturbing messages. *giggles again* I think almost everyone received some positive and loving messages, regardless of whatever else they found.
I personally received a total of 34 messages, most of which were very loving, kind, and positive. I was quite surprised and honestly, I little disappointed. I had prepared myself for some serious insults. I thought surely someone would be hateful, but I was quite fortunate. I think the closest I came to an insult was a rather astute observation from someone claiming not to know me very well. I had to laugh, because they were pretty accurate with what they said although they used an outdated terminology for their diagnosis of my mental health. *laughs* I had a few somewhat flirtation comments and a few that made no sense. I got no weird or insulting comments. Mostly, it was love and I was overwhelmed.
I was quite surprised by the reactions of a few that received negative comments. Some basically threw tantrums all over Facebook. Others quickly realized they did not possess the thick skin necessary to handle cowardly insults and shut down their Sarahah links. While others kept up their pages and found a new topic to bitch about on social media.
I am saddened that so many used it to bully and abuse others, but so goes the way of the internet. I think it’s important for everyone to remember that no matter what hateful or negative comments you received, there are far more people that love you. You are beautiful and wonderful in your own way. You are all amazing creatures. Whether you participated or not, please know that you are loved…not just by me, but many others. It is my hope that this weekend we will all remind the ones we love that they are special to us. As you proceed through your weekend and eventually into next week, show some love…not just to others, but to yourselves as well. ♥

get some balls

wearing:
hair: [RA] Jessica Hair (*new* @ Hairology)
head: CATWA HEAD Tala
body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

[Atomic] Kitten Collar
Amala – The Daddy’s Necklace
Scandalize. Revolve. (*new* @ Tres Chic)

pose by Foxcity
MINIMAL – Retro Backdrops *8* (*new* @ REWIND)

Wheels

She had been skating since she was in the first grade. She could skate before she even learned how to ride a bike. There was something so free about having wheels under her feet, almost as if she could fly. When she skated she felt free. As a kid she would lose herself in the music skating in circles at the skating rink, but as she got older she found the most joy in skating along in abandoned warehouses and parking garages, provided they had a smooth surface and if they didn’t well, she made a game of jumping cracks and rocks. Sure, she got some bruises and scratches from failed attempts, but that was all part of the fun. She had tried the inline skates, but they just didn’t feel right and she preferred the classic skates and always would.

practice

wearing:
hair
: MINA – Tina (*new* @ Kustom9)
headCATWA HEAD Kathy
bodyMaitreya Mesh Body – Lara
tattoo: .Identity. Body Shop – Rise Strong

Scandalize. Zenda top (*new* @ Tres Chic)
Scandalize. Zenda shorts (*new* @ Tres Chic)
fri. – Footless Socks
N-core SKATES

GingerFish Poses – Rollin (*new* @ eBento)
[Bad Unicorn] ‘B1’ Backdrop

RBF

I’ve been dealing with RBF, Resting Bitch Face, all my life. I came by it genetically, that’s my excuse anyway. My mother always looked mad unless she was laughing or smiling, even then she had a tight lipped smile. She had dental issues that she was ashamed of. Honestly, I don’t think anyone would have noticed, because her laugh is adorable and her smile is radiant. But hey, we all have something we really hate about ourselves, right? My father was in the U. S. Army for 20 years, so again, very serious and stern face, unless smiling or laughing. Funny thing is I really wanted to have one of those pretty faces that could look at a camera all sultry like, but alas…I,, too, was cursed with RBF! No such luck! I quickly learned that if a camera came out, I had to show an expression or look pissed off. Mostly, I just avoid being in front of the camera in RL, just another thing I love about Second Life. I can do things here that I can never do in the real world. Like NOT having RBF if I don’t want to. *giggles* Then again, its easy enough to have one, too. *grins*

bitchface

wearing: 
hair
: #Foxy – Mai Hair (*new* @ N21)
headCATWA HEAD Kathy
bodyMaitreya Mesh Body – Lara
piercing: 1.::GB::Lip piercing (Catwa Kathy) (Cross chain) RARE (*new* @ Shiny Shabby)
.:E.A.Studio:. Era Bracialets (*new* @ Tres Chic)
PM – Fairy Bodysuit BLACK WHITE (*new* @ LootBox)

pose: GingerFish Poses  Red Light Queen 11 poses stand (*new* @ eBENTO)

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