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If you love shoes, you always get a jackpot on the 21st

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Penumbra Fashion Week continues for just a few more days. I decided to feature another dress from A la Folie. This one is Gloria and I chose it for a few reasons. The sunny color is a delight and a wonderful contrast to the cloudy skies. I also love pencil skirt and the Sixties styling. It makes me think of Oscar de la Renta from that era. Then, it is the 21st, which means 21 Shoe, which means the gorgeous shoes that are after the cut are for sale for this day only, and this dress and those shoes seem made for each other.

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I have not been to Roche for some time. I dropped in to visit and confirm that it is still one of the loveliest sims on the grid. Continue reading

A little bit country

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I grew up in the country and live in a city. I have enjoyed the benefits and put up with the inconveniences of both rural and urban life and in the end, I choose the city. Still, there are times I miss the country. Listening to some neighbor’s car alarm last night, random noises from vehicles, police alarms and a band practicing loud enough to disturb but too quietly to be enjoyed – I longed for the rhythmic lapping of the waves on the shore with the hum of crickets punctuated by frogs and the laughter of loons. So, I went to the country in SL today – with a romper from Peqe (at the Liaison Collaborative) and a cozy jacket from sheep door that I picked up at Japan Fair.
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Flowers In My Attic (not in THE attic)

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Please don’t confuse Flower in My Attic with the books. This recent My Attic cycle is a celebration of beauty and the effervescent abundance of flowers. Is there anyone who is not moved by the sheer exuberance of flowers? Isn’t it wonderful that these plants have such a lovely, giving way to propagate? Of course, since I love pose props, I had to check out Whimsy Winx’s latest for My Attic and her attic does not disappoint, though really, someone should pick up once in a while. There are papers all over the floor. I was also playing around with a projector I am working on to sell on Marketplace. It’s not done yet because I am still thinking about whether I have the spacing right. Yes, it’s just 1 prim with a texture, but I can still have creative difficulties like a real creator, hahaha!!

 

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This outfit is from Lacuna and is also for My Attic (the floral shorts could be considered a clue). Because it’s an extra special cool top, you get two versions. This top is peach and jade. The other is jade and peach.  I had to add 2 notches to the gravity on my breasts to fit it, but perhaps I notched them up a bit for something else.

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A Walk In the Woods

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One of the best things about growing up where I did was the 3.5 mile walk from the school bus stop to my house. Granted, I did not always appreciate that walk, particularly if it was raining and muddy or bitterly cold. But I often cut a mile or so off the walk by cutting through the woods. The trail I walked was made by deer, so it was not quite so wide as this one, but it was pretty clear considering deer don’t use bulldozers. There is a kind of quiet in the woods that is different from the quiet of walking down the road – even though there is no traffic on the road. Your footsteps are muffled by the soft humus of the ground, the wind is muffled by the trees and time seems to stand still. This little stretch of road through the woods at Miniascape reminds me so much of that quiet stillness.
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I am feeling delightfully and romantically feminine today with the floral skirt from Baiastice – just released for The Liaison Collaborative and the sheer lace top from Vogue. Both items were just released and seem to have been made for each other, even though they were not. I decided to shoot this front and back because the top, being sheer, has no alpha and wanted to assure readers that the fit is perfection.
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Seven Facts

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The top and skirt from Tee*fy are emblematic of the New Romance theme at this month’s Collabor88. I could not resist the oh-so-feminine fishnet gloves from Adore & Abhor. They are old, but they are wonderful.

Berry has asked for folks to participate in her Seven SL Facts Meme and as they saying goes, “Let no good meme go unpublished,” so here goes.

1. I own the same 512 sm piece of land I bought back in 2007 when I joined SL. It’s on the Linden Ocean and I will never let it go.

2. One of my favorite things to do in SL is playing in the ocean with my 1L sailboat I bought at Enkythings my first week in SL.
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Surfin’ Safari

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GField made a gorgeous swimsuit for faMESHed. It’s sassy and oh, so adorable. It comes in four gorgeous summer colors so you always have one to wear while the others are drying.

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I had to try out the fun pose set with props from oOo Studio for Vintage Fair – so I popped over to the Second Life Surfing Association’s sim and paddled out to catch some waves. Continue reading