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Sunlight Predicted

Advice is like snow – the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind. ~Samuel Taylor Coleridge Running a little bit behind and in need of accomplishing some real work, so short and sweet is on the menu today. I don’t quite know when the “holiday season” starts […]

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What I Is

Be bold, be brave enough to be your true self. ~Queen Latifah I haven’t always been this, as I say, swave, self-assured Cao you see before you. Heck, on most days I am still a bit gangly and awkward in social situations. But I can say a big step in my growth to what is the […]

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Feeling With Your 6th Sense

 Believe in love. Believe in magic. Hell, believe in Santa Clause. Believe in others. Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. If you don’t, who will? ~Jon Bon Jovi Anyone who has followed me a while knows I have a big heart for some charitable events in Second Life. Relay for Life, Wigs for Kids, Domestic Abuse Awareness campaign, […]

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I Is

If you look closely at a tree you’ll notice it’s knots and dead branches, just like our bodies. What we learn is that beauty and imperfection go together wonderfully. ~Matthew Fox You may not believe this, but some days it’s really hard being me. I am a self-confessed introvert, clumsy and on the best of […]

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As I Awoke

As I awoke in the night, it was as if winter had drifted into my soul. ~Caoimhe I know so many of my friends awoke to snow so I hope you pull someone close on this wintry day and warm your feets with a fire and hot cocoa as you enjoy the beauty descending about […]

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Doin’ What You Need

“Music always sounds better on Friday.”  ~ Lou Brutus As for me, I’m too tired to do another minutes work. Someone wake me at 5PM some were. Have a wonderful weekend!     Outfit: Hair: Argrace, Kaede Shirt: Razor///, Cataclysm  *new* Pants: [sYs], Manhattan pants *new* Shoos: .Shi, Fibra Skin: [Kooqla], mango

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Roots

My real hair color is kind of a dark blonde. Now I just have mood hair. ~Julia Roberts I really love Studio Skye, it’s a great place to shoot pics if you get a chance. This is just some random blog, and yeah, I know.. The bird told me.. I need to color my roots. But […]

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Accepted

Whether I’m wearing lots of makeup or no makeup, I’m always the same person inside. ~Lady Gaga My blog for today is shelved for a moment because I’ve been challenged. I love a good challenge especially when it’s thrown out there by a friend. This morning when I awoke I noticed my friend Canary Beck ( […]

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In the Age of Distraction

You can always find a distraction if you’re looking for one. ~Tom Kite Today has been an emotional roller coaster of a day. I awoke this morning with a blasting headache, ran a little late getting to work, (THANK YOU SO MUCH RUSH HOUR TRAFFIC!) and then work chose today of all days to shellac me. Repeatedly. […]

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Now I Lay Me

When you hold your baby in your arms the first time, and you think of all the things you can say and do to influence him, it’s a tremendous responsibility. What you do with him can influence not only him, but everyone he meets and not for a day or a month or a year […]

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Now I Lay Me

The Still, Quiet of the Day

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind. ~Albert Einstein I am quiet, in real life, honestly, I am. Very quiet and shy, almost awkwardly bookish. At times I become broodish and moody. Today seems to be one of these times. So not much to say. I made it into Collabor88 over the […]

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Going Forward in Reverse

The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it. ~Hubert H. Humphrey Before I say anything a’tall, I want to say thank you to all of you, my friends, my sneak peekers, acquaintances, followers, not going to be friends because I’m a Cao and soon to be friends, all the same. Every where I […]

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Going Forward in Reverse

I Loved You Then I Thought

I do not trust people who don’t love themselves and yet tell me, ‘I love you.’ There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.”  ~Maya Angelou Falling in love is one of the most enlivening experiences in our life. It’s risky and addictive for sure, and […]

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Fixtures to Grace

Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it. ~Oprah Winfrey Sometimes the saving grace is in that moment when we realize we are falling, it […]

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Exhaling to Wait

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau As we age I used to think we learn patience and understanding. My mother’s computer skills, or lack there of have oft been trying to my patience. You know the conversations, the ones that start with “my printer isn’t working” and I reply “is it […]

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Queen of the Nile

All strange and terrible events are welcome, but comforts we despise. ~Cleopatra Photo courtesy of The Pierrot   ~ http://pierrotwebb.wordpress.com/ Inspiration for my Fashion Teller casting, Style as a person in history you would love to share a holiday dinner with. With the help of Wikipedia, “the name Cleopatra is derived from the Greek name Κλεοπάτρα […]

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Je ne sais quoi

If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month. ~ Theodore Roosevelt Outfit: Hair: Wasabi Pills, Karin  **FaMeshed** Earring: LaGyo, Hamsa,  **FaMeshed** Jacket: Erratic, Mischa Wrap Coat  **FaMeshed** Pants: Maitreya, Mceht Bag: [.7981], Janvier Nails: NailedIt! Skin: Glam Affair, Sia Hands/feet/ears: Slink/Slink/[Mandala] Pose: […]

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Twilight Rider

Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.  ~Hans Christian Andersen One need only to google “Pretend Play for Childhood ” to see scores of studies showing it’s benefits to early childhood development. Many people often think of play in the form of images of young children at recess engaging in games of tag, ball, […]

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Just Another Saturday

The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity. ~Lewis Grizzard Some weekends set the pattern for the entire week. If you watch college football a’tall, you know no further words are needed here. I’ve got nothing […]

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Being Grateful

Be grateful for the life of those who mass up challenges on the paths to your fulfillment. At least they taught you self-defense! ~  Israelmore Ayivor I was drinking my coffee and looking out the French doors at Taylor’s house this morning. It’s a brisk sort of day with a bit of wind, out in the […]

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