Set Adrift on Memory Bliss

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Happy new week, dear friends! I know the usual mood is to be grumbly about the weekend’s passing, or to have “a case of the Mondays”, as they say. But I’ve just been so jubilant and merry these last few days, that the dawning of another lovely week full of promise and possibilities is something to look forward to. I know, I know – I sound like one part Snow White, and another part a very dedicated MDMA-enthusiast or similar! But honestly and truly, I’m not intoxicated, a Disney princess, or an intoxicated Disney princess (although that sounds like an absolute blast!) I’m just really, really enjoying being back in Second Life again. It’s so good to be home. ♡

Another thing that finds me so happy is the discovery that familiar sights and sims are still in-world and open for visiting and exploration. One of those favorites for me is The Trace Too, a gorgeous beachside sim with such a lovely vibe and peaceful ambiance. It was the perfect locale for my pictures as I enjoyed my return visit, and paid quiet homage to places that had left the grid, perhaps never to be seen again. But this fluidity of our virtual world has a certain grace to it, not unlike a beautiful dancer: you become captivated by the sights, but in order to keep from being in stasis, a sense of vitality and motion can be essential.

I’m getting a little esoteric and poetic, and it’s probably the lack of sleep playing with my thoughts, but as much as I appreciate and adore sims that are “institutions” on the grid, I also appreciate the new iterations that rise from the ashes, or the new inspirations that make the grid a constantly evolving place. But while there are some days when I’m mesmerized and magnetized to discovering new places, there are others when I just want to set adrift on blissful memories of the past …

Set Adrift on Memory Bliss
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Look

Body // Lara Mesh Body v3.5 by Maitreya
Head & Skin // Melissa by Genesis Lab
* Hair // Convolution by Rezology
* Eyes // Ardent Eyes (Aqua v2) by Avi-Glam for Cosmopolitan, through May 21st
* Tattoo // Madi Tattoo (Black) by Aurica Store for Fair Play, through May 27th

Style

Jewelry // Aditya Headchains (Fatpack) by ECCO for Thrift Shop, through May 30th
Top // Dalena Laced Crop Top (Fatpack) by Blueberry
Skirt // Lise Skirt (Coral) by Miss Chelsea for Uber, through May 22nd

Pose & Destination

* Pose // Brenda Poses (#6 and #1) by Label Motion New Release!
Location // The Trace Too

Song Spark

PM Dawn – Set Adrift on Memory Bliss

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5 thoughts on “Set Adrift on Memory Bliss

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    themaravillas said:
    May 16, 2016 at 9:03 pm

    That hair is lovely on you. I need to definitely check out some of these locations you mention.

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      Ever Afterr responded:
      May 20, 2016 at 1:39 pm

      Thank you so very much, Mara! ♥ There’s so much wonderful exploring to do in Second Life, just never enough time for it all! :)

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    PrettyFlower said:
    May 17, 2016 at 5:30 pm

    Ever, I love what you wrote here about the positive aspects of fluidity in SL. I’ve read a few blog posts lamenting the disappearance of the writers’ favorite sims, but none captured the beauty of creation that goes right along with it, the birth of new sims or rebirth of old faves come back to life in new form. That you see the wonders of creation through the swirling dusts of destruction is yet another manifestation of your wonderful positivity and creativity, which you share with us so easily. Thank you for that! 💗

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      Ever Afterr responded:
      May 20, 2016 at 1:40 pm

      You are so lovely and full of wonderful, positive energy, PrettyFlower! So blessed to have met you, and I’m so honored and happy that you enjoyed my post. Can’t wait to get into shenanigans with you and Holly! ♥

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