Most Girls

“You know some days you feel so good in your own skin
But it’s okay if you wanna change the body that you came in
‘Cause you look greatest when you feel like a damn queen
We’re all just playing a game in a way, trying to win at life”
Hailee Steinfeld – Most Girls

If you’re a girl, you’ve had to have heard it at least once in your life, “You’re not like most girls.” Of course, I’m not. We’re all different. There are some common factors though and I think that proves true in Second Life more than anywhere else, because in SL most girls want their avatar to be the epitome of beauty as they see it. Oh sure, there are lots of us looking around at other girls in SL thinking, “WTF?” Truth be told, they either love the way they look or they’re simply having fun with their avatar and probably change their avatars regularly. Even if we think an avatar is outdated with bling and/or flexi hair/clothes…a system body/head…perhaps those girls simply don’t like the look of mesh or maybe their computers can’t handle it. Its not for me to say and sure, I’m guilty of giggling with my friends about other avatars, but at the end of the day…who is to say they’re not giggling at us? I’m not trying to make anyone feel guilty for the giggles, so long as those giggles and remarks are kept among friends. I’m not even saying that I won’t do it anymore, because I know I will. What I am saying is that we all have something about our avatars that someone else doesn’t like, but so long as we’re happy with ourselves…our avatars…our representations in a virtual world…THAT is what matters the most, isn’t it? So, if you have a tall thin avatar that resembles an anorexic runway model in the real world, but you love it…good for you and don’t you let anyone change your mind about that. If you have the enormous boobs and butt with the itty bitty waist, but you love it…good. There’s enough body shaming in the real world. Don’t you dare let anyone tell you that your avatar isn’t right, if YOU love it. Now, if you don’t love it…might I suggest you peruse some blogs and create a look you will love? *grins* Oh, just go enjoy the song, do some shopping, and laugh…it is Friday after all…hell, have a drink or five. Live your life and stop worrying about what most girls and doing and be you. ♥

most girls

wearing:
hair
TRUTH / Rumor
headCATWA HEAD Kathy
bodyMaitreya Mesh Body – Lara
tattoo: .::Nanika::. Alexandra tattoo Black Maitreya
skirt{le fil casse} Lilith Skirt (*new* @ Somber)

pose by Foxcity (Cutiepie set)
BUENO-Onyx Hall (*new* @ Kustom9)

Holiday Weekend!

Whether you live in the U.S. and observe Memorial Day (not really a celebratory event) or in the UK where they have a bank holiday (that no one seems to know the reason for) or maybe you live somewhere else with a holiday today….for most people its been a three day weekend. In the US, regardless of the reason, a three day weekend usually means a cookout! It means a day outside, unless you live where I do at the moment….and here it simply means rain. Fortunately for me, I discovered (thanks to Facebook) a very cool new-ish weather app called WTForecast! This makes me laugh to no end and I’m sure my FB friends are quite tired of seeing me share my weather posts, but they are FUNNY! Okay, clearly I’m off track…*takes a minute to read back*….oh yeah, I was going to write about the different holidays. Nothing to really say about the bank holiday, cuz the only thing I can find about it is some jibberish about bank holidays in general, not an actual reason for this one in particular. Memorial Day, however, really should be considered a more somber occasion as its a day to recognize those that died while serving their country. But in the U.S. we are soooo commercialized its usually more like a day for sales and cookouts! Its a patriotic holiday at best, so I’ve donned some red, white, and blue….because like most Americans *hangs her head* I wasn’t thinking about what the holiday actually is, just that it was a three day weekend and what usually happens on three day weekends.
On that note, I am grateful for all the people that have served my country and my heart goes out to all the families of those lost to battles on our behalf. It is because of them that selfish little people like myself can forget the true nature of the day and enjoy the freedoms that their service affords me. Thank you.

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wearing:
hairTRUTH / Imani (*new* @ Uber)
head: CATWA HEAD Kathy
bodyMaitreya Mesh Body – Lara
skinGlam Affair – Polly – Catwa Mesh Head Applier – Jamaica (*new* @ Kustom9)
tattoo: .Identity. Body Shop – Appliers HUD [Tender Garden]

**RE** Simone Heart Collar
!Rebel Hope – Brinkly Mesh Bikini Top
L&B Swear Dita Denim Shorts (*new* @ Uber)

pose by Bauhaus Movement

location: Luane’s Romantic Sim (beach side)

A Broken Phone Booth

“Am I alive or thoughts that drift away?
Does summer come for everyone?
Can humans do as prophets say?
And if I die before I learn to speak
Can money pay for all the days I lived awake
But half asleep?”
Primitive Radio Gods – Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth With Money In My Hand

This is one of those songs that I’ve probably heard at least 100 times. I liked it a lot. The chorus is quite catchy with the lyrics like:
“I’ve been downhearted baby,
I’ve been downhearted baby,
Ever since the day we met”

and the “Do do do do do do”

However, it wasn’t until I looked up the actual lyrics that I was truly moved by the poetry of it. The melody is certainly hypnotic, but now I think its going to be one of my favorite songs all because I took the time to really read the lyrics in a stand alone manner, like poetry. Which, of course, is something I can truly appreciate as I used to write quite a bit of poetry and on occasion, I still do. I even have another blog for my poetry, that I’ve sadly neglected for a very long time.
I was talking to Josh about writing last night and of course, he’s very supportive and encouraging, but I simply don’t have the drive I once did for such things. My own poetic words have abandoned me, but alas I’m still full of cra…erhm…I mean plenty of random musings like this one.

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Anyway, I’d like to wrap up this post with a moment of silence as I send positive thoughts, love & healing light to all of those in Manchester…what happened last night was an immense tragedy and while it breaks my heart that this has happened at all. The way the English people came together to assist one another somehow manages to restore just a little of my faith in humanity and the strength of communities.

wearing:
hairTRUTH Scout
head: CATWA HEAD Kathy
bodyMaitreya Mesh Body – Lara
skinGlam Affair – Polly – Catwa Mesh Head Applier – Jamaica (*new* @ Kustom9)

Pretty Mess – Active Top RED (*new* @ N21)
Pretty Mess – Active Bottoms RED Daddys (*new* @ N21)
{Luxuria} Fall/Winter 16 Thigh High Socks
#EMPIRE – Ixora (*new* @ N21)

pose by Del May

scene:
RAMA – #selfie_RAMA Steel Plate
.UNTITLED. (grounded) mohksy uk phone booth
[ keke ] hogweed shimmer mini
[ keke ] hogweed shimmer maxi

Unlike Any Other

I was thinking about the mushy post I wrote the other day and how I said his love is unlike any I’ve ever known. I got to thinking about how often people say that about current relationships. I thought about how overused the phrase is and quite honestly, I got annoyed with myself for using the phrase so much, as well. Then I started thinking about it, really thinking about it. Each love is and should be like any other, shouldn’t it?
Think about it, every relationship you’ve been in had to be wonderful at some point and had to have seemed unlike any other…at least for a while, right? I mean why be with someone if it doesn’t feel wonderful, right? Even the relationships that are over and ended badly, before the end…before everything went to shit, something was good. That relationship was special. I suppose this is how things become cliche’ in the first place…they ring true and are applicable repeatedly.
Well, it was just something I was thinking about a lot lately. As I am crazy about Josh and he truly is like anyone I’ve ever known before, but then again so are all my exes. *laughs* Thank goodness for that! How daft would it be if they were all the same, afterall!?!? Yeah, ok, there’s a picture and pretty stuff…shutting up now. *wanders off to chase squirrels*

Unlike Any Other_002

wearing:
hairTRUTH Taja
head: CATWA HEAD Kathy
bodyMaitreya Mesh Body – Lara
skinGlam Affair – Polly – Catwa Mesh Head Applier – Jamaica (*new* @ Kustom9)
tattooRedFish  – Pholy Tattoo (*new* @ Lost & Found)

**RE** Bad Kitty Collar 1.1
ChicModa // Carol Top (*new* @ Cosmopolitan)
SPIRIT – Mil pants
fri. – Koko Wraps (*new* @ N21)

pose by Del May

scene:
uK – DJ Dead Chair Grey
RAMA – #selfie_RAMA YES YOU

Make Up My Own

I miss having a vanity. I had them in every home for many years…then along came computers and I’ve rarely had room for both. So, the makeup found its way to the bathroom, crammed onto a shelf with all sorts of other things. Curling irons, blow dryers, hair brushes, and accessories found their way into a basket under the sink. While, I know this set from Fancy Decor was not necessarily intended to be a vanity, much like real life, I love creating something of my own with the creations of others. Even my desk in real life is actually a red wicked sided garden table. I love it so much and I found it at a thrift store for a steal of a price! So, that’s me…I make up my own things by using various items I find along the way as inspiration!

fixin to

wearing:
hairTRUTH HAIR AveryElena (April VIP gift)
head: CATWA HEAD Kathy
dimples: Izzie’s – Catwa Dimples Hud
lipstick: [PF] CATWA LIPSTICK Applier – Glossy Pout
bodyMaitreya Mesh Body – Lara
skin: [IB-LAKSHMI]Rita-CATWA Mesh Head Applier Skin(*new* @ON9)
tattoo: .::Nanika::.Olga tattoo Black (*new* @ON9)

*AGATA* Angela tanktop (*new* @ON9)
*AGATA* Angela belt bra (*new* @ON9)
[Cynful] Bombshell Pants

pose: FOXCITY. Hair Days Bento Set (*new* @ON9)
scene:
Fancy Decor: Arrow Rug
!! Follow US !! Vintage beauty bucket
Fancy Decor: Lacquer Table (*new* @ Black Fair)
tres blah– Jolie – Makeup Organizer
Fancy Decor: Floor Lamp (glass & gold) (*new* @ Black Fair)
Fancy Decor: Circle Mirror (gold) (*new* @ Black Fair)
Fancy Decor: Luxe Console (black)
+Half-Deer+ Cutie Curling Iron – Silver
+Half-Deer+ Cutie Flat Iron – Silver
-tb- Vanity – Platter of Treasures
Fancy Decor: Wire Crystal Candle
-tres blah- Eclectic Collection – Makeup Bag
Quasi – Makeup Addict Clutter
-tb- Vanity – Brushes
-tres blah- Jolie – Vintage Bottle
Quasi – Opened Jewelry Box
NOMAD // Allergy Medicine (Rez)
Fancy Decor: Take Heart Frame
Fancy Decor: Leather Bench (gold) (*new* @ Black Fair)
:HAIKEI: where you’ve been /gacha {3}
AF Worn Luggage Bag
Garbaggio // Shoe Clutter White
Fancy Decor: Black and White Pillow
Fancy Decor: White and Black Pillow

Blue’s Angels

All three of us have been anxiously awaiting the final reveal of the newest and possibly the greatest creation from Blueberry yet….Breeanya! As the three of us stood there, posing while I sifted through windlights, we chatted about how much we loved the dress and several story ideas occurred to me, but alas I did not have the focus to full write one. However, I can’t help but share some of the ideas….mostly because of conversations we had.
There once was an angel named BooBooKittyFuck.  She thought she was better than all the other angels cuz in her words…she’s as “Angelic as fuck!”
Once upon a timie there were three angels that protected the gates to Heaven and it burned to the ground.
I love these two women and we had an absolute blast taking this picture. I certainly hope our humor hasn’t offended anyone and if it has….well, I apologize, but that’s who we are…we’re angels! I promise!!! *giggles and hides her crossed fingers behind her back*
Blue's Angels
left to right: Grace Sixpence, Sadystika Sabretooth, and Nikole “BooBooKittyFuck” Pizzaro

Grace:
hairLittle Bones – Elle
tattooBolson / Tattoo –  Bernard

Sady:
hairTRUTH HAIR Cheri  (*new* @ Uber)
tattoo.::Nanika::. India tattoo

Nik:
hair: Doux – Lorena
tattoo[White~Widow] Loving

We are all wearing:
Blueberry – Angelberry Halo, Wings, & Shoes
Blueberry – Breeanya

pose: oOo Chicks

Oh no!

This is was very much like my face in RL today when I was faced with one crappy thing after another! I thought I was going to pull my hair out. I wanted to crawl back into bed and never get out. I really wanted to cancel my RL account, but alas, that never works! Then some awesome things happened in SL to kinda turn my day around. I’m so grateful for this virtual world and all the amazing people in it. So, just a quick post to show off my pretty nails and rings…cuz I can. I hope you all are having a wonderful weekend!

crying

wearing:
hair:   TRUTH HAIR Cheri (*new* @ Uber)
head: CATWA HEAD Lona
eyes: CATWA Mesh Eyes w/-SU!– [CATWA & OMEGA HUD] Xenira Eyes ALL COLORS
eyeshadow::SG:: Let’sGo Shadow – JESSICA HEAD :: Catwa
ears: .:E.A.Studio:. Box Ears Falling Star
dimples: Izzie’s – Catwa Dimples Hud
lipstick: [PF] CATWA LIPSTICK Applier – Glossy Pout
bodyMaitreya Mesh Body – Lara
Astralia – Compatible mesh nails
GingerFish -Nail Applier-Astralia-Bloody Kisses
**RE** Luxy Rings Set
[ kunst ] – Wire ring
pose: BodyLanguage SLC Bento SS POSE PuniPuni C (*new* @ Kustom9)