"Grand Illusion..."
...living within my escape.
Saturday, May 30, 2009

I've been meaning to do a bit of revamping of my blog for a while now and today seems like the perfect day to do so. Please pardon any mess that may result as I get it up and running again and get my new blog roll going as well! As much as I previously wanted to come in and blog often, my time online and in world is sometimes limited and leaves me neglecting it instead. So, welcome to GI Look of the Day blogs. This isn't in any way going to replace my normal rambling posts and photos, its just going to be an addition to the blog so I can sneak in with a fast post when I am lacking on time.


I made a visit to Naive yesterday and found they have some awesome new releases out. This was also the first time I have visited since their new build and I simply love it!

Dina's Duds
Outfit: Naive
Hair: Celestial Studios
Skin: Redgrave
Shoes: UBU - Urban Bomb Unit
Pose: Vain

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Saturday, May 23, 2009


As much as I may love beach wear, and the many sandy over heated looking areas that fill our Second Lives, I am one that can't seem to help but dress in world according to how my weather and mood strike me from RL. Until recently, the world here still held a very crisp chill to it and I slipped on this Sweater Dress by Celestial Studios to ease the cold while still wearing something leaning away from winter. I have to admit though, I am going to miss winter. Sweaters and long pants are happily giving way to short sleeved T's, bikinis and shorts, but I eagerly hold onto them for as long as I can. It just looks so much more comfortable!


Of course, I will give in and my photos will be filled with a lot more skin showing, I know, the horrors. I have already begun a few new shopping adventures to find new places and new stores to include this summer, as the heat takes over. Soon it will be short skirts, skimpy suits and more than likely water filled images. I do hope you can stand it all, we have a long summer ahead of us!

Dina's Duds (SLURLs to be updated)
Sweater Dress: Celestial Studios
Boots: Kitties Lair
Skin: Redgrave
Hair: Zero Style
Pose: KSCreations

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Sunday, May 10, 2009


Just a quick little blog post for today to wish all of the Mothers in Second Life, or in your life, a very beautiful day filled with all the love and happiness that your family brings. Where I live spring has been taking over, the flowers are brighter than I have ever seen before and even the grass seems to radiate with an energy so fresh and new I can only sit and stare. I love that that same energy and beauty can be reflected in the areas I find in Second Life. So my wish for everyone on this beautiful Mothers Day is that you take some time to be thankful for what you have in your life, never take it for granted and show those you love exactly what they mean to you. We each may have our fleeting moment of unsurity, but it is far more worth it to focus on the wonders that your lifetime brings to you. Live, laugh and love.

Dina's Duds
Dress by Elate!
Hair by Zero Style
Skin by Redgrave
Location Waffle Island
Pose by (to be updated)

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