Recently, the Phoenix Firestorm project offered new SL residents age 60 days and under their very own pet, free of charge! The pets were provided by older SL residents, and the purpose of this giveaway was to welcome Second Life's newest residents...as well as to make these new residents feel less lonely inworld. At the … Continue reading Question: Do Virtual Pets Enrich The Lives of SL Community Members?
If you are tired of the oh-so-predictable dance venue or basic nightclub, allow The SL Parade to suggest a visit to the Butterfly Conservatory. Featured in Second Life's Destination Guide, the Butterfly Conservatory offers a visual array of foliage, as well as a coveted selection of wild life to interact with. Despite the variety of … Continue reading The Butterfly Conservatory: A Beautifully Educational Experience
Though I recently watched my colleague, Amanda Slavik wrestle with Facebook from afar (to learn more about this, please take a look at Slavik's article entitled, Seeing Light ~Second Life Blogs Blocked by Facebook~ Tips and Tricks), I never thought that something would happen to me that would cause me to evaluate my interactions in … Continue reading Facebook and Being Denied The Right To Report Plagiarism
Even in Second Life, we need to create a peaceful surrounding for ourselves. One way this is accomplished is by either renting or buying land inworld, and creating a virtual habitat that offers privacy, a space to dress, as well as a space to entertain friends and family. However, there are people out there that … Continue reading Sex and Other Reasons to “Break” Into YOUR SL Home
A year and some months ago today, my mother died after a long battle with substance abuse and ill health. Her death broke me down in more ways than one: I no longer had any desire to write and even worst, I had no desire to play Second Life. In terms of the latter, … Continue reading When A Dream Can No Longer Be Deferred…
[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="110" gal_title="LOVE 1"] The embodiment of love is more than just a feeling; sometimes it is an action that is expressed in our daily dealings with others. And while love can sometimes be seen as an elusive thing that runs through the hands like water, Krystali Rabeni is a reminder that love is … Continue reading Krystali Rabeni: When LOVE Is All You Need
I gotta say that I am excited... Though I have been gone for some time, being a witness to Nita Wunderlich's accomplishment does nothing but encourage me. This is because Club Lion, a club she has created and allowed to flourish, is celebrating its 10 Year anniversary! In an SL world where many clubs come … Continue reading Club Lion Celebrates 10 Years!!!