Whatever our reasons for joining Second Life, whatever path lead us here, everyone has a story that begins in another time and a very different place.
My story began online, way back in 2004 (holy wow!), in a place called Paragon City and, more specifically, in a game called City of Heroes. I played a mutant heroine named Ms Permafrost, an ice/storm controller (if that means anything to you). She was (is?) a defensive character and it was always my pleasure to keep opponents on ice with crowd control and damage mitigation, while tossing the occasional heal to allies as needed. Is my nerd hat showing? Continue reading
Music is my solace. Harmony, my heart. Certain chord progressions make me weak, or enraged, or giddy, or .. anything, really, because at a very basic level, music is feeling. It sinks into you, sometimes, and becomes part of who you are and how you see the world.
What I’m trying to say here, I suppose, is that there are some songs that you never forget or, specifically, that I will never forget. When other girls were listening to Red Hot Chili Peppers and Destiny’s Child, I’m slightly embarassed to admit that I spent my high school years obsessing over Dmitri Shostakovich’s fourth ballet suite and, of course, I knew every note in the Phantom of the Opera. One of my favourite CDs of all time, though, was Colm Wilkinson’s Stage Heroes, and the first track on THAT was his version of ‘I, Don Quixote.’
Listen to it sometime – you won’t regret it.
Now. The point of this confession is to provide a bit of context when I say that .. I am absolutely in LOVE with Chop Zuey‘s new Don Quixote Collection!
(Phew, that was a lot of text. Bring on the pictures!) Continue reading
I haven’t made it through ALL of the Fantasy Faire yet but I HAD to share these neat and slightly different finds this week. Like many of you, I’ve always had a weakness for the fantasy genre and with so many great items up on the RFL boards I just couldn’t resist.
~*Fantasia*~ Stone (RFL item)
(V) Angel Gabriel Wings, Tint Light, RFL Purple ~ Vaengi
01 Fairy Skin -Avie- /*natural *REDGRAVE*
IKON Horizon Eyes – Pale Blue (M)
Eyelashes -31- ExtraLong *REDGRAVE*
*BOOM* Pale Pucker Natural
>TRUTH< Lykie (Mesh) – silver
Poses: AAA, Glitterati