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When in Doubt

My friend Spirit mentioned something to me a few weeks ago about when I was getting married. I laughed and said never, and her next sentence hit me deep inside. She said, “perhaps your lack of committing fully is a sign in itself.” I blew the comment off, but knew it would rankle and fester if I didn’t think about it some. I don’t really understand my commitment phobia, I honestly don’t. But I know many of us grow up in families in which there’s anxiety. Whether it’s the anxiety to disappoint a parent or just a parent’s inability to relate to their children, well those are mine, I am sure others grew up with different pressures. With this fear of failing in a relationship how can it not lead to my poor communication skills in romantic courtships? My self-doubts, worries and insecurities would leave the most stalwart of men running for the door. It actually has a few times in the past, because who wants to wait for ever for someone who may never take that last step?… Read the rest18380434735_b6426c78e3_o



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Life When You’re Not Looking

If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron. ~Lee Trevino I spent the weekend with Taylor, he’s looking for a second home, a condo. What a restful time it was! The unit itself was so well appointed and massive! Three bedroom with three baths and a giant porch on the beachside. I didn’t like the beach nearly as much as the peaceful land in front of my condo, but this condominium had the luxury of having the ocean view and a golf view. I can’t say I follow much golf but I found the entire weekend rather amusing. They have these people, usually women that I noticed, who drive around on carts to bring the golfers drinks (soda or water, I’m sure ;) ). The thing is, what goes in must come out. I’m not sure which golf hole we were staying over but I’m thinking it must have been near the end because one time when I looked down there was a fellow half trousered watering the palmetto bushes.… Read the restLife is About Options

I Will Never Be Your Woman

“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” ~ Marilyn Monroe I am out of town for the weekend, so this is an auto-blog. I certainly hope you are having a wonderful weekend yourself! Outfit: Hair: Vanity Hair, Lunatica **NEW**
Dress: *COCO*, Feather Dress **NEW**
Shoos: Zibska, Kiele Foot Straps
Hat: by Siestabril Nitely, Cauchemar
Body: Maitreya
Feet/Hands: SLink
Skin: Glam Affair
Bed: The Loft, Diem Day Bed Ear Worm

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Post #832 Cosmopolitan

Hair. ::Bold & Beauty:: Hair :: Vega | FamouStation Head. Genesis Lab. Genesis Head Lilith 2.0 Glasses. [Z O O M] Ikinci Glasses Body. Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara Necklace. Cae :: Helix :: Necklace | Cosmopolitan Watch. :Diamante: Relentless (Brown) – Unisex Watch Outfit. Ducknipple DN Mesh: Cindy Set Feet. Slink Avatar Enhancement Feet Female […]

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Drama Queen

“Difficulty is inevitable. Drama is a choice.”  ~ Anita Renfroe I was strongly advised by my closest friend not to get involved in the current “drama central” blowing up on Facebook and I agree with her, I won’t, other than it saddens me. The thing is, the part that saddens me the most is the blind “followers” on either side of an argument. I want to begin with I am not a model or a fashion icon. Don’t get me wrong, I modeled but I wasn’t truly a model. Wait that’s not right either, I modeled but I fell short of what makes a person in the SL Fashion industry iconic. Do you know what I mean? The Winter Jefferson’s, Miaa Rebane’s, Marcopol Oh’s, Diconay and Mimmi Boa’s, and even at one time Ponchituti Boucher, and that’s just a handful of them. I suppose it could be argued they were the golden generation of Second Life modeling. Heck I’d even add in Strawberry Singh, though she proclaims not to be one, she surely is.… Read the rest7d02c26a07d33d6f850b85d3eaa42748

Worth It

  ♫ Give it to me, I’m worth it ♫
♪ Baby I’m worth it ♪
♬ Uh huh I’m worth it ♬
♪ Gimme gimme I’m worth it ♪  ❥ Dani The post Worth It appeared first on Cupcakes, Cornflakes & Catnip.

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The View From the Small

The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free. ~Oprah Winfrey When something seems too overwhelming to face that you feal you can’t breathe, stare at the ocean, a mountain, a canyon. Look at the depth, breadth, its sheer massive-ness of being. Surely in it’s grandeur you will realize how small your problem truly is. Just thought I’d throw that one out there. You know, in case someone needed to hear it. If not, I hope you love the wares. <3 Outfit
Hair: Vanity Hair, Ennui *NEW*
Necklace: (Kunglers Extra), Amala *NEW*
Earrings: (Kunglers Extra), Amala
Dress: [sYs], Chloe @ Shiny Shabby
Flowers: Glam Affair, Romantic Flowers @ Uber
Rings: .random.matter., Norbu Rings @ Uber
Bracelet: :ZC: (Zaara), Prather cuff
Pose: Manifeste
Skin: Glam Affair
Body: Maitreya
hands/feet: SLink Ear Worm
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Heck of a Trip

Jerremy and I took our prim son, Blocky, on a field trip. We want him to grow up to be a cultured, well-rounded, plywood boy, so we often take him to places like museums and the LEA sims. This trip, we went to Cocytus: The 9th Circle of Hell. It was a long drive, but driving to Hell is a lot more pleasant than flying on United.

It's never too early to scare your baby straight. I am not going to have the preschool teacher calling me to tell me that my son was cheating at Candyland. 

There are four levels to this particular circle of the underworld and it was taking forever to walk through it, so we flew. Even though flying is highly discouraged, we figured, "WHat can they do to us if we are already here?" Surprisingly there is very little lag in hell. The crowds were mostly encased in the lakes of ice, so we didn't have to wait in any lines. And I don't want to tell Satan how to do his job, but, I'm not sure giving people ice down here is punishment.    

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Post #830 MOM

Hair: Modulus – Lavelle Hair | TDSF2 Glasses: [Z O O M] Impetus Glasses | MOM Vest: [BUC] “White” Verte Vest | MOM Armlets: [CX] Soldered Armlets (Rust) Tattoo: { Speakeasy } Vain Tattoo | TDSF2 Sweatpants: Legal Insanity – Mike SweatPants Black | MOM Sneakers: //BENJAMINZ// PRMQS – Snow | MOM

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How Does My Garden Grow

Mistress Mary, Quite contrary,
How does your garden grow?
With Silver Bells, And Cockle Shells,
And so my garden grows.
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The Cheyenne Social Club

“I want to be a cowboy, but only long enough to barge into a saloon and bellow, “Who’s the yellowbelly that stole my happy trail?”  ~ Jarod Kintz, I Want Sometimes sayin’ nuthin’ is enuff said. Outfit
Hat: LaGyo, Skulls Hat
Hair: .lamb, XTal
Top: Sugar, Harlequin Top
Skirt: Sugar, Side-belted mini in Skully
Shoos: RO [Remarkable Oblivion], Compensator @Kustom9
Pose: Manifeste Ear Worm

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Post #829 Reverie

Hair: Damselfly – Adan | On9 Skin: Clef de Peau Michal – T4 – TMP Appliers Glasses: [BUC] “Koosh” Ginseng Glasses | IDK Jacket: Addams Marlon Leather Jacket w/ Hoodie & T-Shirt | MOM Bag: {Reverie} Haight-Ashbury Bag – Brown | Shiny Shabby Necklace: [Pumpkin] Composite necklace Fit B Jeans: [AB] Dark Souls Jeans – Dark Blue | TDSF2 Shoes: UnitedColors moc […]

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HUCCI Queluz Pumps

Spiked pumps in 13 colors and patterns. 4 soles and 4 spike textures included. Slink, Maitreya, TMP.
L$295 each, L$795 for all colors.   Visit Hucci Shop on Marketplace  

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My Bodyguard

A blond in a red dress can do without introductions–but not without a bodyguard. ~ Rona Jaffe Continue reading →Read the restThe Bodyguard

H U C C I @ Uber Spice May 2015

Rajouri embellished cork platform sandals, with pearl embellishment on sole. Available in leather and fabric patterns for Slink, Maitreya, and TheMeshProject. L$195 each or L$795 for all colors. Saiha scarf dress in various patterns and 2 solid colors. 5 standard sizes, and 2 fitted mesh sizes one for Slink Physique and one experimental beta Maitreya Lara size. L$195 each or $795 for the pattern collection and L$595 for the scarf collection with the 2 solid colors. Please try demos before purchase. Only available at Uber

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X is the Loneliest Number

Sometimes you just have to embrace the quirks of SL. Even when it might affect your bowing game. I'm not going to blame the lack of mesh ball return machines or the blinding neon for my poor game, but I am not going to blame myself either.

Do you know what makes regular prims and neon decor look better? Black and white photography. Consider that another SLife Hack from me to you.

I ended up here at the Land of Giants bowling alley after glancing at the SL events calendar and finding a bowling tournament. I was desperate to find something to do besides shop and explore. I like bowling as much as the next person and I thought it might be a chance to meet some new people. 
I got all dressed in bowling shoes and everything, but no one was there!!  I didn't want to bowl alone, but I did because no one on my entire friends list was in-world. (That just goes to show why I need to meet new people, yes?)
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Post #827 Genesis Lab.

Hat. Meva May Hat Hair. ::Exile:: Electric Soul | N E W Head & Skin. Genesis Lab Blanca 2.0 | Cosmetic Fair 90’s FlashBack Body. Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara Necklace. G&D Chain Empire Gold and Glossy Blue | Cosmopolitan Ring. Meva Ring 1 Round Manicure. Shakeup! Maitreya Nails Applier [NeonWaves] | The Showroom Karaoke & Microphone. -ATTIC- Retro […]

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Post #826 Monso

Hair: [monso] My Hair – Min /Brown | Kustom9 Eyes: [Buzz] Moka Eyes – Winter Mustache: [DossiEr] Mustache V1 Beard: {Fe Style} Facial Hair – 8ED/1 Pipe: 7mad;Ravens Geronimo’s Pipe | MOM Shirt: BlankLine HenleyNeckLine – White | TMD Watch: [ kunst ] – Schism watch / classic Bag: *_M.birdie Story_* basic eco bag6 | TCF Short: [ ExcellencE […]

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Common Woes

Jiminy Christmas, how difficult is it to get a common out of this damn gacha machine?? I don't even really want these shoes anymore at this point. I will probably just rage wear the pair I want if I ever even wear them at all. 

I will trade 4 pairs of the Shiny Shabby event Eclipse oxfords for one pair: I'll give you a black common oxford shoe, a vinaccia common, a brown common oxford, and an oxford plateau brown RARE from Eclipse in exchange for one pair of white (or is it gray?) common oxford shoes. In fact, I'll give you several of the black commons; you can pass them out to your friends and start a shoe gang. 

While I  wait to hear back from someone who wants to trade, I will just lie here and think about how ridiculous my SLife has become. 

*ARGRACE*, Riley hair; *COCO*, Boyfriend Jeans, Dark Blue; ASO! Leather Bracelet-coin, white/silver; Maitreya Gold, Antheia Sandals; Maxi Gossamer, rings, Hand Made Heart, silver; Tee*fy, Elyse Wrapped Tucked Tank, white; ~Pepper~, Multi Necklace, white.… Read the rest

The Space Between

Loneliness is my least favorite thing about life. The thing that I’m most worried about is just being alone without anybody to care for or someone who will care for me. ~ Anne Hathaway I’m at that space between in Second Life. Not wanting to “be there” and not wanting to leave. I didn’t prepare anything to blog tomorrow. I actually left my platform in the sky and started boxing up my house and it’s contents down on the ground. I did it consciously and meticulously, meaning I took it up piece by piece not one massive return and put the items in detailed folder’s, “kitchen”, “dining”, “Guest room,” “living,” “master,” etc. When I was done, I looked around at my cleaning efforts and sighed. It is done. A clean slate. Time to not worry about virtual things too much and to just set back, rest, and dream a little bit. Have a gentle slide into the weekend because it’s almost here!… Read the rest17719359589_db6bbd2556_o