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Planning My Week

I decided to share off my ennui with some good old fashioned planning. I figured if I force myself to do things on a schedule It might help drive away some of the fatigue I seem to be belaboring under. I’m feeling rather excited so – this might just work! Who knows?

Fueled by pizza and pop, I’m ready to make this a productive week on the grid.

How’s your week shaping up?

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Gidge is Planning in:
Eyebrows: Izzie’s – LeLutka Evolution – Eyebrows 16 pink 75%
Ring: (Yummy) Diamond Solitaire Ring – Gold – Maitreya
Hair: Exile:: Helena (A)
Head: LeLUTKA.Head.Fleur.2.0
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V5.0
Top: Nerdy Girl – Cropped Hoodies Maitreya
Flats: Pure Poison – Bunny Flats – Pink – Maitreya
Jeans: [sYs] MELLOW jeans (Maitreya body) – raw
Skin: [PF] – Gaia – GENUS

Kawaii a Bit

I have to admit that one of the things I LOVE most about BOM being a thing is my ability to pull out RIDICULOUS things from the beginnings of SL and wear them. SUCH AS – these jeans from Butterfly Island – was that the place or the brand? The brand – was it Coconut Ice? Man I can’t remember….. Oh Butterfly Island, I coveted all your things once upon a time. I bought them, I stalked the lucky chairs, I was a fairy more often than not.

I went back once a couple of years ago or more and was nostalgic and sad for how amazing it used to be – and how it simply had not kept up in the way old stores don’t sometimes.

Thus, I put on my fairy jeans and relive my love of those days when belts were painted on our pants and we thought that was just lovely.

The secret these days, of course, is simply not to move too much in your BOM pants or that waistline slips around like crazy and you look nuts. Thus, I took may photos and tried to find the least nuttiest.

I don’t care. I still love these jeans. Weird painted fairies and all.

Now who wants to help me eat this gummy bear? This thing is ridiculous.

Gidge is Gummy Goodness In:
Jeans: Butterfly Island Fairy Jeans (Vintage)
Brows: Izzie’s – LeLutka Evolution – Eyebrows 16 pink 75%
Ring: (Yummy) Diamond Solitaire Ring – Gold – Maitreya
Top: =Zenith=lace up tank top (Flower3) -Maitreya
Gummy Bear: Junk Food – Gummi Pop (Pink)
Head: LeLUTKA.Head.Fleur.2.0
Hair: Magika – Hair – Lyric (Size 1)
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
Shoes: [Cute orDie!] “Walking cake” sneakers (Maitreya)
Skin: [PF] – Gaia – GENUS – (nobrow)

Midweek Hurdle

We did it. We got past the midweek hurdle. Personally it was a struggle but I am struggling in general to ever get anything done these days. The ennui or laziness that seems to own me is pervasive. I’m trying to fight it but, the struggle is real.

I probably just need to go shopping.

Shopping fixes everything, right?

Gidge is Relaxing In:
Earrings: (Caroline’s Jewelry) Kennedy Black Pearl Earrings
Ring: (Yummy) Diamond Solitaire Ring – Gold – Maitreya
Jeans: Addams // Ginger Boyfriend Jean w/Belt // Maitreya
Necklace: Cae :: Trinket :: Necklace (Long)
Head: CATWA HEAD Freya
Head: Exile:: Arista
Maitreya Mesh Body –
Shoes: Pure Poison – Cutie Pie Flats – Black Stripes – Maitreya
Top: {sallie} Embroidered Tape Tucked Tunic (mait exp) – black
Skin: -Belleza- Darcey Genus BoM Fair Bl
Eyes: Izzie’s – Whiskey Eyes (lights) purple
Poses: Ma Vie

Domestic Goddess

I’m feeling domestic this Monday evening so despite being overdressed for it, I’m doing a bit of baking in my extremely silly kitchen. I swear I’m going to put in a proper kitchen at some point but this one makes me giggle and thus, for now it stays.

How was your Monday? Mine was pretty great, despite the fact that I’m still vexed that I didn’t get the chair that matches my desk and it’s not out at the mainstore yet.

Some day. Until then, I’ll just eat these pies.

Gidge is Cooking It Up in:
Earrings: (Caroline’s Jewelry) Kennedy Black Pearl Earrings – (VINTAGE)
Ring: (Yummy) Diamond Solitaire Ring – Gold – Maitreya
Skirt: alaskametro<3 Wardrobe Staples – Miniskirt (Maitreya)
Top: alaskametro<3 Wardrobe Staples – Tube Blouse (Maitreya)
Head: CATWA HEAD Freya
Hair: Exile:: Rosalie
Shoes: Ingenue :: Aliz Heels [LARA] :: Noir
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
Skin: -Belleza- Darcey Genus BoM Fair Bl
Eyes: Izzie’s – Whiskey Eyes

Monday Got Me Like…

I didn’t start off my day planning to be a lazy Monday, but I think my relaxing weekend was too relaxing. I couldn’t get myself motivated AT ALL so then, I just decided to do some day drinking.

Luckily, my favorite bar tender was on duty.

Back off Ladies and Gents, he’s MINE!

With Boots on hand to serve up the strongest drinks on the grid, I was assured of a perfect day drinking experience.

It was a Monday Martini kind of day, I thought, and truly, alliteration in your cocktail choices is a sign of civilization isn’t it? I think so.

Rainbow Rooms is a perfect spot for cocktails, day or night. Now, I think I need a nap.

Gidge is Bar Hopping In:
Eyeliner: Izzie’s – LAQ – Aegyo Sal Eyeliner
Skin: Izzie’s – LeLutka Daphne Skin (Face) porcelain BLB
Clothes: .miss chelsea. Kato Outfit Maitreya Chelsea Girl
Head: CATWA HEAD Freya
Hair: Exile:: Steph
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V5.0
Shoes: Pure Poison – Le Ballet Flats – Black for Maitreya
Location: Rainbow Rooms

Bringing The Weekend Home

Did Putrid specifically get the baby pool out for me? I’ll never know, but I have to say I spent a lot of time getting wrinkled fingers in it this weekend. It’s a perfect size for a party of 1!

Lake swimming isn’t always my favorite but I have to say, these waters are gorgeous. The linden trailers are so cute, especially lake or river side.

Alas, I’ve got to go home and get back to my regularly scheduled SLife.

See you tomorrow girls!

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Gidge is on Vacay In:
Lips: 7 Deadly Skins MARIONA LIPGLOSS 01
Swimsuit”#14 Vanilla Bae: Bibi Swimsuit (PG) – Maitreya – Pink
Head: CATWA HEAD Freya
Hair: Exile:: Rosalie
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V5.0
Skin: 7 Deadly s[K]ins – BOM – BABY freckled pineapple
Eyes: Izzie’s – Whiskey Eyes (lights) purple

Weekend at Hooten Holler

I decided to get away from home for the weekend. I’m lakeside at my friend Putrid’s Linden Trailer. I’m planning to relax and unplug for a few days before I return to my equally relaxing life at The Elms.

My hair today is SOLELY the fault of Sydd Sinister who posted these on Facebook and I was ridiculously intrigued by this very silly Spongebob and Patrick inspired hair. There’s probably a bit of copyright infringement in the hair-sticks.

Cooking out on the grill never feels like cooking. It’s just heat and flame and magical delicious meat. I should start cooking out every day at home. It was a perfect lakeside afternoon for it.

Putrid was kind enough to add me to her TV so after I feast on this I’m gonna stretch out inside for a post dinner nap with a murder show on the TV.

It’s a pretty good Saturday night on the grid. Hope yours is the same.

Gidge is Cooling Off at the Lake In:
Hair: F.Q. spongebob
Head: CATWA HEAD Freya
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V5.0
Swimwear: {le fil casse} Adina Skirt Maitreya
Skin: [7DS] – BODY 2020 CELTIC bom skin MARSHMELLOW
Shot on Location at Hooten Holler

Sunset at Rainbow Reef

It’s been a while since I had somewhere regular to go, and my friend Muff’s RAINBOW REEF beach side bar was just the thing a few days ago. I don’t need to be coerced to buy swimwear. And – I don’t need shoes. This might just be the relaxing zone of my dreams.

My friend Putrid was hanging out and as I love her more than my luggage I ran over to consume ridiculous booze and chill with her. She was being decorative, as per her norm, if somewhat sloppy with her booze. My goodness woman don’t spill!

Your evening can be mellow and chill with good drinks at Rainbow Reef. But man do us all a favor, if you need to do some weird lesbian incest roleplay, keep that in your privates. NOBODY IN LOCAL WANTS TO HEAR ALL THAT.

Gidge is Beachside In:
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Swimsuit: AMITOMO – Summer Feelings GACHA – Maitreya – 16
Head: CATWA HEAD Freya
Hair: Exile – MACY
Body: Maitreya
Skin: 7 Deadly s[K]ins – BOM – FLORAL pineapple
Shot on Location at Rainbow Reef maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Rainbow%20Reef/45/57/28

Fireworks and BBQ

There’s a lot of planning that goes in to putting on a perfect July 4 shindig so I had to get started early. How much food is too much? Who even knows?

I decided to give the grill a cleaning and a run through tonight. Stop judging me, some of that meat is for the neighbors. No really I’m very hospitable.

I practiced making drinks and sampling my own wares I have to say, these are delicious. I think I’m about ready for the big day tomorrow.

ChicChica had a FUN little group gift out for all you 4th of July types. I had to get one. SUPER cute.

All this getting ready for the big day has me completely worn out. Are you ready? What are your plans?

I picked up these amazingly comfy PRIDE sneaks from BLEICH and I recommend you run don’t walk to grab them for 50L if they are still there. Perfect, comfy shoes.

Bring on the 4th!

Gidge is ready for the 4th in:
Snakes: Bleich – Fear – Pride [F Maitreya Flat]
Pants: Blueberry – Georgina – Yoga Pants – Maitreya Blueberry Booty
Head: CATWA HEAD Freya
Hair: Exile:: Macy
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V5.0
Tank: Zaara : Fatima yoga tank lotus
Skin: [7DS] – BODY 2020 MABELINE bom skin PINEAPPLE
Hand Held Firework: ChicChica Group Gfit

SL17B

I had an inauspicious landing at SL17B as the landing point i chose dropped me right in the middle of some pool inside a building of some sort. It never rezzed to the point that I could figure out if it was a temple, or some sort of memorial or what it was I was trapped in. I finally managed to climb out, irritated to say the least but as always, I wanted to love SL17B.

It’s like the sims on SL17B were planned and put together by people who never once had to plan or lay out an event. There is some sort of joyous “cram everything together and who cares how it looks” planning that seems to go on. What this ends up meaning for us mortals not rocking the greatest gaming computer is that it is lag hell, and rendering hell. Is that a rocket ship? Is that a rock? Is that a cyclops? I’ll never know. It never rezzed.

It’s hard to put down the amazing and inspired vignettes our fellow citizens make though. There’s so much joy and creativity, little activities scattered through out to make you smile and let you enjoy the view. Sometimes maybe it’s ok if things aren’t perfect, if you can still enjoy the fun of it.

I stumbled in to a poetry cafe, where we were invited to sit and then touch the photo of the poet we were interested in. I was handed a copy of Maya Angelou’s Poem “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings” which was poignant to me in light everything going on out in the world.

There are some amazing builds, beautiful vignettes to take photos or just play and enjoy your SL. It’s worth the lag and slogging through the mess of it, it really is. There are gifts that are amazing and you can find those in concentrated gift areas. There’s also a shopping area – shop and hop or something or other. You can locate them all here at this link.

Have you gone? You need to go.

After all – there is a free Kittycat! Always a win.

There was a lot more to see and do – obviously one place was giving out a horse to ride, which I found to be delightful. There is a trolley but I could never manage to get on it – i find that confusing. I waited a ridiculous amount of time – let me tell you. It kept going! There is also a drive in movie which LOOKS great but doesn’t work – it says you can click on the screen to start it but it just craps out.

Regardless of these quibbles – SL17B will only come once and this is your chance. Get off your platform and go have some fun. Be ridiculous. Pick up the freebies. Come for the fun, stay for the lag.

Gidge is doing SL17B in:
Ring: (Yummy) Jack’s Typewriter Ring (Right)
Camera: (Yummy) Travel Camera – Black – Side – All Colors
Tee: -tres blah- Fitted Tee (Maitreya) – Cat Icon
Sneakers: Baiastice_Starlight Sneakers-Leather Black-Maitreya
Head: CATWA HEAD Freya
Jeans: JellyRoll – Maitreya Weekender Jeans
Hair: Magika – Hair – Nova (Size 1)
Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V5.0
Skin: [7DS] – BODY 2020 AVONLEA bom skin COTTON CANDY