April Diamonds

April is my favorite month of all!  When I was little mom always made me wear my yellow galoshes~ eccky in April! The rains fell like little sparkly diamonds from the sky and us kids would  jump and hoop and holler in every puddle we found.  April showers do bring flowers! Beautiful flowers! and April brings LOVE!  April 4th is The Dude and mine’s 42nd wedding anniversary! Both our children were born in April! And April has EARTH Day! What an awesome month April is!

The last half of March found Sunbeam working hard in her virtual worlds and thinking about some fun time ahead.  She is thinking of role playing on Virtual Highway grid as a Na’vi named ” Tsawke” meaning Sun of course.  She got her skin, her bow and some cool outfits!  Tsawke enjoys music and plays a flute.  Should be lots of fun!

The Barnyard Bash hosted by Lion and Kat Ewry on Island Oasis was a huge success on the 19th of March with lots of great costumes and fun times with BG Singer and DJVickie Day.  Sun started learning how to make virtual world videos and did a little ditty of the bash.  You can see all her videos at http://www.youtube.com/user/kathiebhess. Lion and Kat Ewry also hosted a impromptu Birthday party for Scarlet “Abby” Rose, Kat’s evening patient who was born with Muscular Dystrophy.  A very special young lady.  Sun did a video for Scarlet too. Smiles!

Over on Olantica grid Sun is still working hard adding details and finishing touches to the Hidden Glenn region.  Free home land for any non-human avatar.   She made the ‘Firesinger’ bakery and coffee shop for new visitors to relax and meet the locals.  There is also a shop full of Zadaroo.com free avatars made by Linda Kellie and some furniture and things to help set up your home.  Most items on the region are Free to Copy … so go take a look!

Sunbeam also got one of the free regions Zetamex offered and had it set up on Metropolis grid.  She called it SunbeamS naturally.  Metropolis also had a Rock Opera performance on the 30th of March (with her favorite actress Minethere Always) which Sun attended and made a video once again! Of course one must go to the show and hear the original songs and feel the message being carried.  The show is called ‘The Change’ and you can search for show times on Second Life or Metropolis grids.

Tundra 3D was down for a few days but as soon as it was back up Sunbeam got her hard hat and tools and started tackling the huge Castle she is making on her region ‘Fariytopia’ there.  The four story staircase is fit for any Queen or Princess to float down to her waiting subjects. He he he.  The Mushroom forest is coming along nicely and Sun recently had her first visitor, Tetsuya from Japan, stop by for a visit.  I just love meeting new people from around our globe.

Sun also visited Tertiary grid to see the progress of AAmce ‘The Dude’ Fall’s newest project… Dealy Plaza, Dallas Texas.  This year is the 50th Anniversary of the JFK Assassination and Dude is making a to scale virtual Dealy Plaza where the tragedy occurred.  To this day, many believe it was a ‘cover up and conspiracy’ while others believe it was a ‘lone nut’ Lee Harvey Oswald.  Will the mystery ever be settled? 

Sun attended one concert on Island Oasis ‘Shanye Jonstone’, a great songtress and fun times with friends!  She also helped her friend Judy Muricastle to test her build rezzer so folx can demo her new mesh homes! Jon came by to meet Judy and help out too.  Always great to be with friends. 

Enjoy the pictures Sun took and as always, if you see this pixie fluttering around any of the grids, shout out a HELLO!  Step in Sunshine.

WHAT HAPPENED?

Sunbeam wasn’t as active the last couple weeks at her Grid Hopping.  Plus, a technical disaster happened at WHAT virtual world and the founder decided it best to closed the grid completely after days of trying to repair the damage.  The best he could do was roll back to November 2012 and let the members know what happened.  He’s a stand up guy.  Many other grid have had ‘technical’ issues or closed  up without a word to their members.  I was proud to be part of the WHAT core crew.   We were right in the middle of making a new Welcome area and setting up Free parcels for new member when it happened.  It’s been a week now, we  miss WHAT,  but are certainly grateful for the time  spent there sharing space with the wonderful  new friends I met and my partners in crimes for a long time exploring and visiting virtual worlds of the metaverse. 

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Last time @ WHAT Welcome

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Isis’ New Spot @ Tundra 3D

Sunbeam was lucky enough to dance and laugh and  share good times with long time  her  friend Mikey McIntrye while he was spinning some of the best Blues on 3rd Rock . What a wonderful grand time reminiscing about our days together a couple years past when we planned parties on a region called Decades.  Those were the days my friend!   

When  Grid Hopping over to Metropolis to see Minethere Always’ new Steampunk project Sunbeam fell into the middle of a impromptu party.  She made a new friend,  saw a couple familiar faces and had a fun time.  The Euro feel of this grid and friendly members makes it a fun hop.  Sunbeam is now working on a Steampunk Gazebo for Miney’s next Free Theme OAR to be given away free to anyone that asks.  We’ll share pictures of that build next post. 

 

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Mikey @ Rob’s Rock n’ Blues Bar
Circle dancing with 3rg members

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Impromtu Party @ Metropolis

 

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A global community celebrating Love not war!

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A brand new world … brand new! Tundra 3D

Sunbeams’ friend form Island Oasis, Isis Ophelia invited her to come see a brand new virtual world she had just joined.  It’s called Tundra 3D and is based out of Italy.  Everyone was very welcoming and Isis offered Sun a couple parcels to set up shop at ID Designs.  Love a new start and fresh beginning.  Its like the first few weeks of an intense romance.  Smile.

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Planning project meeting with lynne and Kat

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Flying out for more VW Grid Hopping Adventures

 

Spent some quality time with a couple bff’s’ Kat Ewry and lynne lundquist at Kat’s new shop  Lady K jewelry.  She is so amazing at it! We envy her talents.  Anyhoo, the three of us are planning doing up Lion and Kat’s newest acquistion, another region making four now.   We’re thinking castles on top and a full region glorious magical merfolk and scuba diving  under the sea fantasia.  Sunbeam’s speciality.  On Second Life we have avatar Kohana Schimmer who has been a mermaid creature  since 2008.  Island Oasis is also having another building contest this one themed “Beach” so Sunbeam joined in and building a nightclub themed …. mermaids of course.  She is calling it SirenS Club and will share some pictures with you next post.   Wish her luck, she could be winner of 5000 Ps ♥