Protecting Our Lands


The 411:


Skin-Sacred- TYLER skin (Available @ We <3 Roleplay)

Eyes- [Crash Republic] Candi MESH Eyes – teal

Hair-Exile-Broken Strings:Midnight

Facial Hair- Sacred- Facial Hair – combo – Beard 6  (Available @ We <3 Roleplay)

*Shirt-bastard – Poetshirt Linen Seamed(Available @ We <3 Roleplay)

Kilt-bastard – utilitykilt Leather (Available August 5th @ The Mens Dept)

Shoes-T.E.D. Kith Boots


Skin-Belleza Jacob Medium

Eyes-Mayfly Deep Sky Mesh Emerald

Hair-/Wasabi Pills/ Dylan Mesh Hair – Night shadow

Facial Hair-EMORTAL CONCEPTS~Facial Hair Tattoo~Full Black Beard

Shirt-bastard – Poetshirt Leatherplate (Available @ We <3 Roleplay)

Kilt-bastard – utilitykilt Blackwatch (Available August 5th @ The Mens Dept)

Shoes-T.E.D. Kith Boots

Poses-Bounce This Poses

* Promotional Copy – Thank you for your generosity!

What Makes You Beautiful

Today the FROST event began and hot off the new releases from Belleza, you can find exclusive FROST skins for Ethan, Dylan and for the cheries, Kate.  I am very fond of the facial hair offered for the FROST edition of the Ethan skin.  A nice touch of eyeliner and all the tones you crave and love, it’s a steal of a deal for 700L each.  This is a nice addition to expand your existing skin collection or the Ethan line itself, equally if you want to get the Dylan or Kate!

This post began as a highlight for the FROST skins, but wound up being something far more for me, visually and introspectively.  I ended up walking down memory lane, back to my childhood.  What’s that got to do with anything Chance you might be sayin?  Well, I’ll tell ya a little story and maybe it will make a bit more sense as to why it turned from just me showing off the skin, to me recalling something far more important; the beauty that can be found in all things.

What Makes You Beautiful

What Makes You Beautiful

While I was taking this photo, Botanical released some new mesh trees, which you can see in the images.  I love trees, absolutely adore them.  As a child I often was found climbing them, using them as launch pads for my G.I.Joe’s and Star Wars action figures.  Equally any tree that grew fruit, I was avidly watching, eager to pick the fruit once ripe to enjoy with my family and often my dogs too.  So I purchased the new trees to add to our sim, and while doing so saw this adorable little Botanical Mesh Sad Little Tree.

It is what turned these images into something more, deeper and a trip down an eight year old’s pursuit for the perfect Christmas tree.

Mon Mama had sent Mon Papa and I to pick out the Christmas tree, as was our tradition.  That year the place we bought our trees from had closed down, so Mon Papa bundled me up and took me across the city to a different tree place that he knew grew and replaced the trees, instead of just mass produce and chop chop chop without replenishment.

When we got to the tree place, they were bringing in a new set of trees from the farm they grew them on in the Sandia Mountains.  In that load a small little tree had made it into the bunch, though it was very pathetic to say the least, torn branches, very scarce and a few inches shy of 4 feet tall.  One of the workers yanked the tree out and shoved it down on its trunk, giving a scowl and grumble of words before ordering the young high school guys who worked there to send it off to be chopped.

I watched them take it to the side of the building and toss it with all the trimmings they had placed there from pruning the other trees.   When mon Papa walked me around to see the big lush trees, I could not get the little pathetic tree out of my head.  For to me it was not pathetic, it was special and somehow I had forged a bond with the sad little tree.

When we got closer to the building again, I tugged on mon Papa’s large hand, looking up at his blue eyes and informed him that there was one more tree that we had to look at.  He let me lead him to the sad little tree in the pile that was meant to be put in the huge branch shredder, and I pointed and said, “That’s my tree.”  Of course mon Papa was a very gentle man, and drew the little tree out, propping it up on its make-shift stand, dusting it off and looked at me, asking if I was sure, for it truly was a pathetic tree!

Arriving home, mon Mama was of course expecting a big full tree as we had every year.  Much to her surprise, that is not what mon Papa and I brought into the house.  He gave her a look that couples gain over the years, that moment of saying almost mentally, just go with it cherie!  Unbeknownst to me, their parental mental conversation had, he exuberantly expressed how much I wanted this tree, and “Look how lovely the tree is Mama!” Which of course only reiterated what I felt to begin with, and so we set that little sad tree up in our loving home, decorated it with the utmost of care and joy, and it for that Christmas was the most beautiful of things we shared that holiday together.

Mon Mama tells this story to me every year, since I was eleven years old and spent my first Christmas without mon Papa, he having died in January of that same year.  Our first Christmas without him, picking out the Christmas tree was very hard, but I held her hand just as tightly and we found the beauty in the perfect tree with tears in our eyes, and that story of an eight year olds love for a tree.

There is beauty to be found in all things.  I hope this holiday season you too can find that special something to cherish for many years to come.

There Is Beauty To Be Found In All Things

There Is Beauty To Be Found In All Things

What I Am Wearing:

Skin-BELLEZA Ethan Tan Frost (Available @  FROST thru January 2nd 2013!)
Hair-Exile AJ:Midnight
Hairbase-Belleza- Tan Dark hair base (Included w/Ethan Frost)
Eyes-.ID. Glimmer Contacts / Mesh / Aqua (Available @ The Arcade Gacha Events December 2012) 
Shirt-[W&B] Mark Long Sleeve Henley LONESTAR
Scarf-FATEwear Harry –Tundra (K)
Gloves-FATEwear Dexter-Void
Pants-Ladies Who Lunch Henninger Jeans
Boots-Monso My Combat Ankle BootsMy Combat Ankle Boots (Available @ Collabor88 December 8 2012)

For more FROST coverage, check out the great gallery of items at SeraphimSL!

TMD: Miles From Where You Are

Miles From Where You Are

What I Am Wearing:

Skin-NIVARO Crow Skin summertone

Hairbase-Entente Hairbase – B&W – Midnight black

Facial Hair-Entente Facial Hair B – Beard Deux – Black

Hat-Entente Batista Fedora

Eyes-.ID. Spark [Mens Dept.] / Mesh Eyes / Aqua (Available @ The Mens Dept-November 5th)

Necklace-lassitude & ennui Scorpio key necklace – silver / red (Available At Zodiac)

Shirt-22769 ~ [homme] oversized shirt teal stripe (Available @ The Mens Dept-November 5th)

Watch-Entente Tardif Watch

Pants-22769 ~ [homme] Skater Pants Black Corduroy (Available @ The Mens Dept-November 5th)

Shoes-2Real CUTTLERZ

Structure-Virtual Decay Subway station

Pose-Bounce This Poses Guy Pack 2 – 3

Native Spirit

PXL creator Hart Larsson has created 16 skins for a Gacha event that will start tomorrow at the PXL store.  There are 8 male skins and 8 female skins. The male skins use the Daniel base and the females are the Gaia base. Each gender will have 2 rare skins, they are 99L$ ! There will be a tent set up into the main store where you will be able to purchase the skins at NOON SLT, Friday September 26th.

I had a great time creating this scene and look for the [ PXL] Daniel INDIAN (gacha).  I spent a great deal of my youth in Santa Fe, New Mexico and have always had an interest in the Navajo culture which is very prominent in New Mexico.   This skin definitely conjured up those images and the re-creation was a lot of fun.  That’s the great thing about SecondLife, you can be anything you want even if just for a day.

You can see the female skins, blogged by the very talented and lovely Sophia Harlow on the PXL Official Flickr!

Native Spirit

All 8 males skins available.

Official PXL Gacha Skins Ad By Hart Larsson

What I Am Wearing:

Skin-[ PXL] Daniel INDIAN (gacha) (Available September 27, 2012 at NOON SLT)

Hair-Exile Broken Strings:Midnight

Hairbase-Entente Hairbase – B&W – Midnight black

Eyes-.ID. Warrior / Mesh Eyes / Aqua

Bracelet-EarthStones Native Spirit Bracelet – Sacred Spirit

Necklace- T.E.D. Siibii-feather/blk

Boots-DragansVarg Chua sculpted boot male

Bow-Primus Weapons Kobina Bow

Tomahawk-Harbinger & Stormie Designs Tomahawk

Knife-DragansVarg BowieSheath

Outfit-T.E.D. Sunraider brw

Feathers-plank Whirlywind head dress

Teepee-Kotori horses_teepee

Campfire-Rustica – Mesh Fire 2012

Pose-Bounce This Poses Guy Pack and Guy Pack 1 TP to Bounce This Poses
Bounce This Poses on the Marketplace

The Enforcers

The Enforcers

What I Am Wearing:

Skin-NIVARO Crow Skin summertone

Hair- Pocket Mirrors Adriano

*Eyes-Vision by A:S:S – Enaid duo – Aqua (For 49L For Dudes Sale September 22nd thru 29th)

Facial Hair-Zovo Beard Light, Aphotic Gloom A.G. Magnus Facial Hair Sideburns #1 Clean

Jacket-DECO MESH Peacemaker Duster male (gravel)

Gloves-TonkTastic Protection Gloves

Shirt-FIR & MNA Military Shirt Burgundy

Pants-L&B Mesh Leather – Mens (Reg) Multi Texture Zip Pants (Fatpack)

Shoes-Adjunct Jacob’s Ladder Boot – MENS L- Crude Oil Black (For 49L For Dudes Sale September 22nd thru 29th)

What Mathias Is Wearing:

Skin-Belleza Jakob Tan

Hair-DECO MESH Raked Up Hair (coal)

Eyes-Mayfly Deep Sky Mesh Eye (Arctic Glacier)

Facial Hair-EMORTAL CONCEPTS Scruffy Mutton Chops & Zovo Classic Beard Light

Jacket-DECO MESH Peacemaker Duster male (navy)

Shirt-[ h ] Tee for Jackets – Buttoned – S – Grey – Half tucked HR

Pants-L&B Mesh Leather – Mens (Reg) Multi Texture Zip Pants (Fatpack)

Shoes-380 Civil Boot v.2 – BLACK TRS

Pose-Bounce This Poses Guy Pack and Guy Pack 1 TP to Bounce This Poses
Bounce This Poses on the Marketplace

Structure-DECO Kensington Skylof



What I Am Wearing:

Skin-NIVARO Crow Skin summertone

Hair-Aotreo Razor RoseT1 (Available @ Fashion Voodoo)

Hairbase-Entente Hairbase – B&W – Midnight black

*Eyes-ID Warrior Mesh Aqua  (Available @ The Mens Dept)

Watch-MANDALA Hokusai Bracelet /BLACK Silver Metal

Shirt-grasp Loose style shirts/Denim_Red/Mens

Pants-FATEwear Shorts Carter – Wasteland

Socks-LEAGUE Gartered Socks -Off White

Shoes-[ JP ]:dsg. Sneaker Supreme / Multi-color

Pose-Bounce This Poses Skateboard Poses TP to Bounce This Poses
Bounce This Poses on the Marketplace

Location: Tobacco Road

Fluid-Bounce This Poses: Lethal Beauty

New month, new round of  Fluid. Nothing like a woman with a gun, which is clearly appreciated in this round  offering from Bounce This Poses.  A lethal beauty, a warehouse and a criminal make for a great photo opportunity.  Try not to get any ideas about breaking and entering just to get a hot detective with her sights on you!

Femme Fatale

Lethal Beauty

What Detective Hamilton Is Wearing:

Skin-Belleza Elle Tan

Hair-DeLa Mesh Hair “Lori” Red 3

Eyes-Mayfly Liquid Light Mesh Eye (Spring Night)

Shirt-[monso] My First Shirt – White

Pants-Izzie’s Tweed Pants black

Shoes-Gos Posh Booties – Black


What Chase Is Wearing:

Skin-Dylan SK

Hair-DECO MESH Sloppy Mohawk (mana)


Ears-AITUI [MESH] – 1″ Stretched Ears

Eyes-I.D. Heterochromia Blue/Green

Jacket-GizzA Mesh Biker Jacket [Red – Black]

Pants-Lapointe & Bastchild Mesh Jeans – Mens Flats Worn

Boots-Gos  Docs 8-Hole

*Pose-Bounce This Poses (Available @ FLUID August 1, 2012)

Get Down Make Love

Lapointe & Bastchilde just released these killer MESH jeans! Utilizing standard sizing, they fit like a glove on me.   Mrs. Raynier loved them, glad I got the fatpack!  You can find them on Marketplace or the inworld store.

Get Down Make Love

What I Am Wearing:

Skin-NIVARO Crow Skin summertone

Hair-EGO TAK – Light Noir


Facial Hair-Zovo Goatee black & goatee

Eyes-Mayfly Liquid Light Mesh Eyes (Glacial Night)

Jeans-Lapointe & Bastchilde S’wear Mens Mesh Jeans Distressed Blue

Shoes-Slink MESH Feet

What Gabriella Is Wearing:

Skin-Belleza Elle Dark Deep

Hair-DeLa Mesh Hair “Moelleux” Black 3

Eyes-Mayfly– Deep Sky Mesh Eye (Red Mahogany)

Lingerie-Zaara Aksaka Amethyst

Shoes-Slink MESH Feet

Pose-Bounce This Poses

Building-emm ; when the light shines in {home}