The sunshine yellow in this joyful spring skirt and blouse from Mimikri made me think of the joyful and exuberant song “On the Sunny Side of the Street.” This is the yellow of sunshine and springtime. That song is particularly interesting in that many believe it was written about the experience of “passing” – the practice by some light-skinned blacks of passing as white to increase their opportunities.
Grab your coat and get your hat
Leave your worries on the doorstep
Life can be so sweet
On the sunny side of the street
Some days things just fall into place. While testing landmarks for the SLURL directory yesterday, I found this lovely secret garden – but was wearing that black fur jacket and red pants and thought it would not work well for shooting yesterday’s clothes. It was sort of in the back of my mind when I got dressed this morning, but jumped front and center when I tried on this lovely dress I bought at Cover Girl while SLURL hopping. When I also add the new jewelry I picked up at Miriel’s new sim, it’s an amazing confluence of design and color whose coincidence of timing strikes me as unlikely, yet here it is.
Bliensen and Maitai dropped this lovely necklace on me along with a few other jewelry sets the other day, but with RL driving over SL with a steam roller and my monomaniacal focus on getting through the SLURL Directory as quickly as possible, I have had no time to review anything. But, I do like the set (haven’t had a chance to look at the others yet). They fit well and aren’t too flashy a red (as cherries often are in jewelry.) I had to dig around in my chest a bit to move the necklace up, but that always happens with my jewelry. Obviously I am too tall. Continue reading →