Tag Archives: TRUTH

You Got Me Singing

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One of the rules I live by comes from Voltaire, who said “The perfect is the enemy of the good.” A similar idea is attributed to Confucius, “Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.” I really took this aphorism to heart when a friend of mine was writing a book on dismantling racism. I was reading, editing and helping him find illustrations. The book was ready to go for a few years before it was published because he kept trying to perfect it, looking for a better example, a more perfect metaphor, a stronger anecdote, a better adjective. I ended up making him a sign on a huge poster board with Voltaire’s quote blown up big and stuck in on the wall by his desk. It still took him another six months to let it out of his perfection-seeking hands.

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I was listening to Leonard Cohen’s newest album, Popular Problems. His 80 year old voice is rough, dry and imperfect, but those imperfections give it such an emotional resonance that my skin prickled and raised goosebumps and my eyes became hot with emotion ready to brim over in tears. While listening, that quote from Voltaire came to mind again and I had a small epiphany. The perfect is the enemy of the good in another way – not only does the search for perfection paralyze us, but it also does not move us emotionally. Thinking of another Canadian singer, Celine Dion has perfect pitch. Her voice is flawless and strong and she has never once moved me emotionally. Even singing songs with sentimental lyrics, she leaves me cold and I don’t care for her at all. Perfection is not beautiful, imperfection is.

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Miami Heat at COLLABOR88

The Miami Heat theme rolls on at COLLABOR88 and there is still time to go pick up the must have pieces for your wardrobe and SLife.

As an SL Beach Dweller I am always looking for new cute summery things and this combo from Baiastice is perfect. Continue reading

Cracker Eating, Popcorn Eating, Whatever

Somnia released from silly tee shirts for Lazy Sunday and I have to confess this is normally how RL Gidge sits around blogging, wearing nothing but a tee shirt. I couldn’t resist.

I’m trying out a new skin from Belleza and taking their VENUS body on another spin.  Continue reading

Lemonface

Yellow is underrated on blondes. I think striking yellows just accentuate beautiful blondes though.  SLINK released a one shoulder dress in many colors, of which yellow is one, which is really an understatement.

A one shoulder dress doesn’t really express how necessary this dress is. It should be called NECESSARY ONE SHOULDER DRESS. Continue reading

Clothes Are, In Fact, Allowed

You might begin to think that we aren’t allowed to wear proper clothes with our Belleza Venus bodies but this just isn’t true. I think, though, that when we get a reason to be naked of half naked on the feeds, we just run with it.

I know I do. :) Continue reading

I’m Your VENUS

BELLEZA is releasing soon their much anticipated MESH BODY and so I’m giving you a quick look this morning. I promise a more in depth discussion and info on HUDS later.

This is the full body, hands and feet included, on which you switch out the look of hands and feet via HUD. Continue reading

Please Come to Boston

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Dave Loggins wrote “Please come to Boston” which opens with a plea to his love to travel to Boston in the springtime. She refuses, telling him to come home to her. It is a lovely ballad of frustrated love between a rambling man and a homebody. Of course, I think his timing is wrong. He should have asked her to Denver in the spring and to Boston in the fall, not the other way around. Boston and its environs are so beautiful in the fall. And then she would could have worn wonderfully classic sweaters like this argyle from Gizza aptly names Boston. There is also a coordinating skirt and collar and the outfit comes in many styles from this classic argyle to stylized baroque a la McQueen.
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Check’Em – For Squint – And For Yourself

Our Avatars will never get breast cancer. Our breasts and bodies will never be ravaged by disease of any sort. We have the luxury of being perfect every day, no matter what.

But our Avatars can remind our real selves of things that we want, things we can aspire to, and things that are IMPORTANT.

A very small thing is a monthly breast exam. Early detection is the key.  More women than I care to think of that I care about have endured this battle, and for some it did not end in their favor.

I’ve promised Cajsa I’d made something to promote Breast Self Exams for some time, but life gets in the way. Just like not checking your breast for lumps, life gets in the way, you forget to do it.

Today is the one year anniversary of the day that we lost a brillant creator, and a lovely friend, to cancer. Her journey began with breast cancer. I still miss her and her amazing wit, and her startling timeless designs.

You can pick up this pose for free, to help remind us all to take better care of ourselves in the RL at PRETENSE POSES on Juicy.

Radioactive

I’m waking up to ash and dust.
I wipe my brow and I sweat my rust.
I’m breathing in the chemicals.
(Imagine Dragons, Radioactive)

Radioactive

 

It might seem odd when I say that one of my favourite things is the apocalypse.

I love the books, the music and the whole genre. So when Uber announced that this round had an apocalypse theme I may have squealed, just a little. The designers? Well, they certainly didn’t let me down.

Starting from the top is hair by Truth. It comes with both a smooth and messy style and multiple colours per pack, all changeable by HUD. The gas mask also comes with the hair in black and chrome with optional steam. I love options. Truth hasn’t failed me.

The lingerie comes with options too. It’s from Baiastice at the Uber event and is mesh. The options are net (like the panties) or full (like the bra). Of course, I had to mix and match.

The fit, in my case small, was perfect without even needing an alpha. This is a big plus for me as I always find that I end up adding multiple alphas by accident. Not a huge issue, but an annoyance when changing. The texturing and mesh itself are just as I would expect from such a big name. Definitely going to be one of my favourite sets.

Until next time, I’m going to get down to the armory. This girl needs a gun before the zombies come.

*Style Card*
Hair: Truth – Rogue – Colours Hud
Skin: Pink Fuel – Renee
Shape: Personal
Eyeshadow: Glamorize – Sweet
Gas Mask: From the Truth Rogue hair pack
Lingerie: Baiastice – Apocalypse – Purple
Tattoo: Honeyflower 2 by Astrid Schoonhoven

Location: Unknown as I crashed and landed back at home. Apologies.