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Spandex and Dental Floss

“Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the ‘Titanic’ who waved off the dessert cart.” ~ Erma Bombeck Every year about this time of year I do my once a year shopping for a bathing suit. To me, living in Florida, especially living on the beach, make owning a decent bathing suit required equipment. I … Continue reading

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Tossing the Bucket

“I would not have traded two minutes of the joy and the grief with that man for two decades of anything with another.” – Lou Gehrig’s wife, Eleanor   I wasn’t going to take this pic, but in the end I caved to pressure. Why would I not want to raise awareness of Lou Gehrig’s … Continue reading

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Naked & Exposed

Whether I’m wearing lots of makeup or no makeup, I’m always the same person inside. ~Lady Gaga Not too often do I shoot a picture without makeup.  I admit, I kept the eyeliner on and a gloss but that’s all. It’s amazing how much the appearance really changes without makeup, even on an avatar. The … Continue reading

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Restless in Kashmir

A camel makes an elephant feel like a jet plane. ~Jackie Kennedy I have so often been fascinated by the iconic picture of the young woman nomad in National Geographic magazine. (http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/files/2013/10/696907-and-127438-as-Smart-Object-1.jpg) The young girls face spoke of the harshness of her life and it was as if you could read her soul through her eyes.  With … Continue reading

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If I Could Only Unknow What I Know

“My mom said the only reason men are alive is for lawn care and vehicle maintenance.”~ Tim Allen I know you think you know all there is to know about my mum, but that’s seldom the case. She is a lot more than a 5 foot nothing bridal magazine toting, husband fishing for her daughter … Continue reading

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More to Life

“There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.” ― Mahatma Gandhi Having some trouble getting into the “other” Second Life events? Don’t worry about it! Pick up all you need to update that dated tired and worn out wardrobe tomorrow at the August opening of The Couturier’s Dock! Don’t forget, this is a … Continue reading

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Do I Wanna Know

I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way. ~Carl Sandburg Hair: Tram, 802 **Collabor88** . Necklace: 22769, A Rock and A Hard Place **La Metallique Fair** Crown: Glam Affair, Victorious **Collabor88** . In a sociological sense, idealism emphasizes how human ideas—especially beliefs and values—shape society. it generally suggests the … Continue reading

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I Carry You With Me

Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life. ~Albert Einstein Jewelry: .Shi, Tree of Life **Collabor88** . Dress: Baiastice, Calypso **Collabor88** . Petals: Tableau Vivant . I was going to … Continue reading

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Mellow Tides Clear the Weekend

“Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.” ~ Washington Irving Crown: ieQED, Burst metal crown **L’Accessoires** . Jewelry: Kungler’s Extra, Metalica  **L’Accessoires**  . Hair: Vanity Hair, Eden . On wings and above oceans, in the days where it rained to … Continue reading

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For Jeremy, Rebecca and 12 Others

Shoos: HollyHood, Fortune Heels **La Metallique** . Hair: !lamb., Ambrosia . Dress: Tuty’s, Cut Out Dress . Hands/Feet: Slink . Skin: Glam Affair . Pose: KaTinks . I’ve been called to the carpet regarding my Robin Williams blog. I think one of my readers felt I was in agreement with the two men who said … Continue reading

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Traveling on a Wing and a Prayer

“Of all the things I am not very good at, living in the real world is perhaps the most outstanding.” ~ Anne Tyler, The Accidental Tourist Dress: Ison, Little Black Dress in silver **NEW** . Hair: Boon: KBO906 . Skin: GlamAffair, Rose . Hands/Feet: SLink . Pose: Isomotion **NEW** . The past couple of years … Continue reading

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Changing the World

On 13th August 2014 · By caoimhelionheart · With Leave a comment
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No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.~ Robin Williams Hanging with my Moomies, it’s a good place when I am out of sorts (If you want credits, please click picture) It’s taken me a few days to take this all in, and I’m still internalizing the information so I hope it … Continue reading

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Promises Made By the Light of the Moon

Promises are like the full moon, if they are not kept at once they diminish day by day.~ German Proverb Blame it on the moon. If you’ve not used it before, I bet you’ve at least heard the saying once or twice. Especially if you know an ER nurse or a cop. Who hasn’t been … Continue reading

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On Being the Posterior of the Jest

“I’ve been poked and prodded in places I’d always prided myself on keeping untouched for that one special doctor who gives me a ring and a promise someday.” ~ from Going Bovine by Libba Bray Most of you know I date a wonderful man who was introduced to me by my mother. I can’t say … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Mondays

On 10th August 2014 · By caoimhelionheart · With Leave a comment
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Be true to yourself. Make each day a masterpiece. Help others. Drink deeply from good books. Make friendship a fine art. Build a shelter against a rainy day. ~John Wooden The day is cold, and dark, and dreary; It rains, and the wind is never weary; The vine still clings to the moldering wall, But … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Mondays

Blank Canvas

It’s so fine and yet so terrible to stand in front of a blank canvas.~Paul Cezanne Hair: Zibska, Io . Makeup: Zibska, Noir . For Spirit, she inspires me, holds my hand when I don’t even know she does it. For today, I am giving her her own inspiration. A blank canvas. Happy weekend everyone!! … Continue reading

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Blank Canvas

Carrying Stuff and Letting Go

What’s so fascinating and frustrating and great about life is that you’re constantly starting over, all the time, and I love that. ~Billy Crystal Hairs: *Argrace*, Akane . I stated last week that I was not going to blog daily anymore. Quite a few of those people close to me commented that they would believe … Continue reading

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Being a Princess

I think every young girl at some point in her early life wonders what it’s like to be a princess. They like the idea of dressing up and the fun of it. ~Julie Andrews Hair: Truth, Malibu2 **Uber event** . Eyes: VerseEye . Skin: Go & See, Leo . Seriously, what’s wrong with wanting to … Continue reading

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Being a Princess

Fat Wallets and Top Hats

Top coat, top hat, I don’t worry cause my wallets fat. Black shades, white gloves, looking sharp and looking for love.~ ZZ Top Hat/Hair: Miamai, Baron’s Hat . Hair: Tram, C407 . Collar: Miamai, Myda . That pretty much says it all. I wasn’t going to blog today, but had to log in for a … Continue reading

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Fat Wallets and Top Hats

Hitchhiking and Other Vices

“If I saw you hitchhiking, I’d smile and return your thumb’s up, just for you doing such a great job of being a positive roadside influence.” ~ Jarod Kintz Hair: Lelutka, Colleen . Bag: Ison, Summer Striped Net bag . Shoos: Pure Poison, Fringe **Black Fashion Fair** . There’s two things, naw, I reckon there … Continue reading

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Hitchhiking and Other Vices