Sunday, October 23, 2011

Concerts and a wedding

Last week I been to two concerts 
and Saturday I was at the wedding of Emma and Moren.

Thursday I first went to the weekly concert of Ricky Flow at Spiridon.
Later Gandalle joint me.
After Ricky's concert I went to the concert of Gins Allen.

Emmalondon Kips and Moren Alcove
request the pleasure of your company
at the Reception to share
in the celebration of their marriage
on the Rosen land on
Saturday 22 October 2011
at 1pm SLTime
DRESS CODE: Guests to be dressed in WHITE  or Light colours only please
1pm Wedding
2pm Live Singer
3pm DJ & Music
This was my first vampire wedding. The dress code was white so I got in my white tux.
Emma  was a lovely bride, dressed all in red.  
She was gorgeous when she smiled. 
After the wedding Ricky did sing some great songs. Emma had trouble to rez but finally the smoke cleared and the party could really start.  
Jenna came later and when Beef, the DJ, played his tunes, Jenna danced till the end.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Smooth and fight for kisses

It is an oldie, but still funny
You can switch off the background music by clicking the II button on the flashplayer at the bottom of this page

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The party's over. part 3

About the song
"The Party's Over" is a popular song composed by Jule Styne with lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. It was introduced in the 1956 musical comedy Bells Are Ringing by Judy Holliday. Nat King Cole, Smoking Popes and Lonnie Donegan recorded popular versions. Shirley Bassey recorded the song for her first Columbia album "The Fabulous Shirley Bassey" (1958). Lesley Gore included a version of the song on her 1963 debut album, I'll Cry If I Want To.

Anthony James "Lonnie" Donegan 
29 April 19313 November 2002 was a skiffle musician (Skiffle is a type of popular music with jazz, blues, folk, roots and country influences), with more than 20 UK Top 30 hits to his name. He is known as the "King of Skiffle" and is often cited as a large influence on the generation of British musicians who became famous in the 1960s. The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums states Donegan was "Britain's most successful and influential recording artist before The Beatles. He chalked up 24 successive Top 30 hits, and was the first UK male to score two U.S. Top 10s".

The party's over

Oh my friend...

The party's over, it's time to call it a day.
They've burst your pretty balloon and taken the moon away.

It's time to wind up this masquerade.
So make your mind up the piper must be paid.

The party's over.
The candles flicker and dim.
You danced the whole of the night,
It seemed to be right just being with him.

Now you must wake up, all your dreams must end.
Take off your make up, the party's over.
It's all over, my friend.

To be continued.

Famous Norbie

When was searching for more information about J Peace Island, 
I found this picture of Norbie between two busty girls. 
Was this picture made on one of Norbies secrets missions? 
But when I looked better I saw that the picture is made at the Event hall of T.R.A.C.S. when Ricky Flow had his concert. On the Blog, where this picture is posted, I could not find more information about it. (sadly the Blog is gone)

Maybe the photo is just shot because Norbie is such a celebrity.
(A celebrity is a person who has a prominent profile in the media and is easily recognized.)

thanks Dayv Attis

A builder exploring Second Life

Yesterday I showed Tim the location where I got a bike that is placed outside T.R.A.C.S.
That sim is named "J Peace Island - THE MOTHER ROAD"
The first time I went there, I only was at the shop where I got the bike. This time we did explore the sim and I saw how great it is made. Very realistic and I love the great details.
I could not find much info (when you google you can find a lot of pictures and even a video that is made there) about this second life sim but there is a lot of info about Route 66. The base of the sim is Route 66.

U.S. Route 66 (also known as the Will Rogers Highway after the humorist, and colloquially known as the Main Street of America or the Mother Road or The most famous road in the world was a highway within the U.S. Highway System. One of the original U.S. highways, Route 66 was established on November 11, 1926 -- with road signs erected the following year. The highway, which became one of the most famous roads in America, originally ran from Chicago, Illinois, through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California, before ending at Los Angeles, covering a total of 2,448 miles (3,940 km). It was recognized in popular culture by both a hit song (written by Bobby Troup, originally recorded by the Nat King Cole Trio in 1946, and later performed by such artists as Chuck Berry, The Rolling Stones, The Manhattan Transfer and Depeche Mode) and the Route 66 television show in the 1960s.
Route 66 underwent many improvements and realignments over its lifetime, changing its path and overall length. Many of the realignments gave travelers faster or safer routes, or detoured around city congestion. One realignment moved the western endpoint farther west from downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica.
Route 66 served as a major path for those who migrated west, especially during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, and it supported the economies of the communities through which the road passed. People doing business along the route became prosperous due to the growing popularity of the highway, and those same people later fought to keep the highway alive in the face of the growing threat of being bypassed by the new Interstate Highway System.
U.S. 66 was officially removed from the United States Highway System on June 27, 1985 after it was decided the route was no longer relevant and had been replaced by the Interstate Highway System. Portions of the road that passed through Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico, and Arizona have been designated a National Scenic Byway of the name "Historic Route 66". It has begun to return to maps in this form. Some portions of the road in southern California have been redesignated "State Route 66", and others bear "Historic Route 66" signs and relevant historic information.
source wikipedia
I love the lock gate

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

The party's over. part 2

In December 2010 we got the news that something was going wrong between our landlady and Linden Lab. It seems that her note card, where see claims that it is not her fault that LL not got her payment for her sims, never reached us. Suddenly the place where we paid our rent was gone. Other renters give us the note card of our landlady. We did contact Linden lab and asked if we could buy Christo Island, but that was not possible. We did hope there would be a solution or that the troubles between Linden lab and our landlady would came to a good end but in the first week of January 2011 it was not longer possible to enter the sim.
The sim would be deleted and we got a weekend to clean the sim.

I made this last snapshot of our house before I took it in my inventory.

We cleaned the sim and after that Christo Island was short a not accessible sim with a blinking black dot, till it total disappeared from the map.

A new home
We did live short in my Linden house. But that feels small when you lived for such a time in a big house. At Christo Island we did start a small ranch and we could place the horses at dad's parcel.
I have to confess that much between leaving Christo Island and the day Tim told Rod and me, that he rented a small parcel, I not remember. What I do remember was that feeling, that same sadness when Karl was terminated. So easy you can loose all what you love and I could not do a thing, I could not prevent.
That dear Tim named the parcel "the new beginning".

I did build us a small house. But it was comfy and bigger than the Linden home. Not long after that I got us a bigger parcel. Now the horses could be placed there and Rod did start to breed horses. Slowly I did start with decorating the parcel and I did start building a big house on the small parcel. Dillon did send us a cat and that was the start of a cattery.

A new sim
I think Tim, even though he did not talk much about it, mist our sim a lot. We did discussed a lot if we would rent or buy a sim and we finally agreed that we would rent one. So we had to move again and went to River Island.
A empty River Island

To be continued.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Steve Jobs dies at age 56

The family of former Apple chief executive Steve Jobs said that he died "peacefully" on Wednesday, surrounded by his family. A memorial Web site will be posted.

Steven Paul "Steve" Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American computer entrepreneur and inventor. He was co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs also previously served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; he became a member of the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company in 2006, following the acquisition of Pixar by Disney. He was credited in Toy Story (1995) as an executive producer.

In the late 1970s, Jobs, with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Mike Markkula, and others, designed, developed, and marketed one of the first commercially successful lines of personal computers, the Apple II series. In the early 1980s, Jobs was among the first to see the commercial potential of the mouse-driven graphical user interface which led to the creation of the Macintosh. After losing a power struggle with the board of directors in 1984, Jobs resigned from Apple and founded NeXT, a computer platform development company specializing in the higher education and business markets. Apple's subsequent 1996 buyout of NeXT brought Jobs back to the company he co-founded, and he has served as its CEO since 1997.

Jobs passed away at the age of 56. Jobs is survived by his wife Laurene and two children, as well as a daughter from a previous relationship.

On August 24, Jobs stepped down, stating that he could no longer meet his duties and expectations as Apple's chief executive. Jobs was diagnosed with and treated for a rare type of pancreatic cancer in 2004, but he said the 2009 absence was not a resurgence of that cancer. He took a medical leave of absence in January.

 Steve Jobs talking about death - Stanford Speech 2005
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart. "