December 5, 2013

The Winter Season Challenge

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Time for a Strawberry Singh blog meme again; The winter season challenge.

Meme Instructions: Take a wintery picture and/or answer the following questions about the season. Don’t forget to leave a link to your post in the comments and share your picture in the Blog Memes Flickr Group.

1. What is the December/Winter season like where you live? – As I live in Sweden it is extremely snowy and COLD. Ice bears roams the streets so we use bandwagons instead of cars to be safe.
2. When you think of winter, what’s the first thing that pops into your head? – Cold fingers
3. Have you ever played any extreme winter sports? – Never, i dont have a  deathwish
4. What do you like most about this season? – Days when everything is covered in white snow, large snowflakes are falling and sun is shining is among the most beautyful views i can think of.
5. Do you celebrate Christmas, Hannukkah, Kwanzaa or another holiday during this time of year? – I celebrate Christmas with an endless hunt for christmas gifts to my kids who gets more and more picky the older they get <3 So that is what my picture illustrates – my christmas panic anxiety :D

Credits:
Skin: Sven Idyll
Shape: My own
Hair: TRUTH HAIR by Truth Hawks www.truth-hawks.com
Shirt: AdamnEve Core (library)
Jacket: Gizza, Cotton Jacket
Pants: Gizza – low rise skinny jeans
shoes:  [ e l i k a t i r a ] www.elikatira.com
Christmas presents: Linha Warm Christmas CHEZ MOI
Snowman: Sashas Furniture and Hjem design https://marketplace.secondlife.com/stores/73430

Strawberry Singh Blog meme:
http://strawberrysingh.com/2013/12/02/the-winter-season-challenge/

December 4, 2013

Reindeer Games

Userunknown:

Cao, u r the best. Nailed it as usual ♥

Originally posted on an chailín álainn :

Reindeer GamesHat: 8F8, Deer Hat **Gacha Event** . Hairs: Tram, A817 . Neckwrap: .Birdy., Foxy Neck Snuggler **Gacha Event** . Backpack: Pesca, Rabbit .

Here it is, almost another new year and seems like we were just diapering 2013. What’s up with that? As far as years go, I’ve had one for the record books; my mother went to the doctor and all was well, I met a man I didn’t feel the need to stick a spork in when we were out to dinner (yet), I had a life changing surgery, my father has taken a turn for the worse and I was nominated for an Avatar’s Choice award. Well, I reckon technically two, Best Model and Best Blogger. I didn’t mention the last as a beg for votes, or as a brag, I included it as a point. Face it, we are all people. We aren’t those cartoony renderings…

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December 2, 2013

Confusion in the Metaverse

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I had a conversation with a friend while I was grid jumping some (several…) weeks ago. Maybee not all ppl know that we can talk to friends in other grids while grid jumping.

And if you have an account in OSgrid you can sometimes even get a home in some of the smaller grids keeping your avie and inventory from Osgrid. So I had just jumped from OsGrid to Metropolis when I got this Im from a friend who lives in yet another world (lets call it Xgrid):

(my friend wanted to be anonymous in this conversation). 

- Friend: Hello! Turns out your name is lit up on my Friends list in “Xgrid”. Does that mean you are here? Or you are somewhere else?
- Mera.Kranfel: Im in Metropolis
- Friend: so which account are you using right now?
- Mera.Kranfel: OsGrid
- Friend: let me log my OSgrid account on
“Friend” is Online
- Mera Kranfel: Hi
- Friend: Hello!
- Mera Kranfel: so I have 2 “Mr Friend” now :D
- Friend: Think of the possibilities!
- Mera Kranfel: :}
- Friend: yeah, well you can tell that other “Friend” – i know what he’s saying about me behind my back
- Mera.Kranfel: so u are listening in on us? D:
- Friend: well..it wasn’t intentional
- Mera.Kranfel: stalking yourself? uh huuu
- Friend: sorry, lol
- Mera.Kranfel: that Is creepy indeed
- Friend: it’s very weird, lol
- Friend: i’m trying to think of what it compares to…but i can’t, lol
- Mera.Kranfel: u just invented it
- Friend: Dueling “Friend” or Stereo “Friend”
- Mera.Kranfel: u make me totally confused man :)))
- Friend: and you thought one of me was a handful :)
- Mera.Kranfel: this is how you get the ladies on their back? bah
- Mera.Kranfel: spin them around til they are totally confused
- Friend: actually i never tried it this way before
- Mera.Kranfel: hahaahah
- Mera.Kranfel: so im the first victim, what an honour
- Friend: i’m going to log this account out before other people start IMing me…cuz I’m supposed to be on XX grid,
- Friend: and i’m confusing myself now
- Mera.Kranfel: ya u do that *spanks “Friend”*

Pic: my home, obviously, but in which grid? :}

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November 25, 2013

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe

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Winter has hit Midsommar inWorldz. The snow is falling constantly and the ground is already covered in white, cold, beautyful snow. When I log in and see the snow and my lamp post, I get the same feeling as when I was a kid and read “The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe“. Four kids are playing in a wardrobe and suddenly they enter another world, covered in snow and ruled by a cruel witch.

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It was magic in that wardrobe, the same feeling of magic I still get in Virtual worlds. It´s my own fairytale <3

Credits:

Shirt, a freebie from Botgirl http://www.botgirl.com/2011/01/which-free-t-shirt-will-you-choose-for.html
Hair, from Milk at Glam Fashion District http://places.inworldz.com/Mirrors/128/162/1001

November 21, 2013

A Christmas Gift to a less fortunate child

The goal for Toys for Tots is to collect christmas presents to children who has not have such a good start (mildly speaking). In such cases a christmas gift can be the most important thing in the world. And the feeling that there is people out there who cares.

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From Toys for Tots homepage:

“The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted”. - http://www.toysfortots.org/Default.aspx

This year for Toys for Tots ABC will be releasing a new breed the Rocky Mountain Horse:

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Toys for Tots is hosting a Breedables Fair & Expo, filled with many amazing SL creators and entertainment. It only takes 500L$ to provide a child with a toy for Christmas. This is the 5th year that the Toys for Tots organization have been active within Second Life. Toys for Tots have been providing children with toys since 1947 and have been run by the United States Marine Core since its beginnings.

The Expo sims will open at 12:00pm SLT November 20th and will close at 10:00pm SLT on November 24th.

SLurl to the fair: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/ABC%20Events/134/138/22

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