As you can tell it has been a long time since I’ve posted on the Ol’ review website. Do to real life things (I’m looking at YOU limited gigs!!) I haven’t been able to review places in SL as much as I would like.
Due to this I have started a new website that has given me the opportunity to do what I love, write a creative story, and not use up my interwebbings.
Please go and check out my new website! Postcards From Tipsy!
One Otter, A Camper, An Adventure!
Every Tuesday and Thursday I post a postcard for all of my friends telling them about our adventures in SL (As well as…coming soon…our real life adventures.) You know that an otter with a beehive traveling with a cow has to be funny.
We will be adding another day with something special posted in the future but…shhh…..can’t tell you yet.
Please check out my new website and share it with everyone! Friends. Not Friends. Parents. The Dog. That Weird Guy Next Door That Waters His Lawn At Strange Hours.
Thank you for the support!
I’m a couple of hours early this year saying this but better early than not at all. Or whatever.
I wanted to start out by wishing everyone a wonderfully shamrock-y, possibly green liquor filled, “Kiss Me I’m Irish”, St. Paddy’s Day.
Yes…I said St. Patty’s Day in the picture. To those who grammar attacked me right when I posted this. Go fuck yourself. With a shamrock if you’re so inclined.
Back to what I was saying…..
Mr. C. Cow and I have nothing majorly planned for this years drink lots o’ things holiday. We plan on hanging out in my virtual front yard and working on things I need to work on. I know. We’re so exciting! But…as you can see from the picture we do own a still so suck it sobriety!
Someone needs to make me a real life shirt that says “Suck It Sobriety!”
As for real life it’s a freakin’ Tuesday. Blah. Tuesday. Bishop has to work. I have my work that I have to do. It will be 80 degrees out so I might say screw it and take my work to the lake. Nothing makes you feel better about doing shit then doing it next to a body of water out in the sun.
I do have a bottle of nice Irish whiskey that I do plan on drinking a bit of in honor of my Irish roots. Do you REALLY think I would miss an opportunity to drink that is sorta socially acceptable? Of course not silly people!
Also…I just like whiskey. Don’t need a holiday to drink it but damn it I have an excuse on a Tuesday.
I hope that everyone has a wonderful green wearing, binge drinking, possibly kissing people who are pretending to be Irish, as much fun as one can have on a Tuesday!
Don’t be idiots! Stay Safe!
Happy New Year From All Of Us!
We had a wonderful New Years Eve this year. We danced. We sang. We played music. We drank.
No hangovers…it’s a gift…
Mr. C. Cow & I had to much fun. We shared a giant martini then while I danced on it he licked the olives. He really digs olives. Bishop didn’t get in our photo. He took the photo & laughed at how the olive was making Mr. C. Cow go “blaaahhhhh” while he kept licking it.
We hope that everyone had an absolutely magical (and safe) New Years Eve. And here’s to having a wonderful New Years day (as well as an awesome 2014)
Merry Wootmas From All Of Us!
All Of Us At The SLA Review (And Tinies On Tape) Want To Wish You A Happy Holiday, Merry Wootmas, Merry Christmas, Day Off Of Work, Day You Can Drink A Beer At 9am Because It’s A Holiday….
Did I Miss Anything?
Whatever you do today we hope you have a great time doing it (and are safe if you’re driving around…or you start drinking beer at 9am).
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Once upon a time there was a little cow named Mr. C. Cow.
The “C” stood for “Christmas & this cow loved getting presents. There was one small problem with this little cow & the holidays. Mr. C. Cow wasn’t a very thoughtful mooing kinda animal. He was too selfishly to care about anyone else. He didn’t stop to think about others but only dreamed of the ultimate motherload of holiday booty.
His selfishness didn’t stop there. Mr. C. Cow wouldn’t clean his room when asked. He would knock over garbage cans in my living room. When he saw a woman who dropped her packages while shopping Mr. C. Cow didn’t stop to help. He was too busy thinking about only himself.
Little did he know that Santa Claus was watching all of this.
Santa was making his list. He was checking it twice. He knew that Mr. C. Cow was super naughty & not very nice. Santa thought long and hard about how he was going to make Mr. C. Cow understand that the holidays weren’t about getting presents. It was about being nice. Caring about others.
Not being so damn selfish.
Santa felt bad about saying the word “Damn” when thinking about Mr. C. Cow so he washed his mouth out with soap.
One Christmas Eve Santa decided the best way to show Mr. C. Cow the error of his bad cow ways. Santa showed him a world without people who cared. A world full of selfishness. A world without love for one another.
Mr. Christmas Cow cried big fat bovine tears. He didn’t realize that a world filled with others who were as selfish as him wasn’t filled with love & joy. Mr. C. Cow started to mend the errors of his ways. He started helping others when they needed help. Giving presents to those in need. Mr. C. Cow even helped a that clumsy lady the next time she dropped her packages.
Mr. C. Cow had learned an important that Christmas Eve. Presents are just things. Love & kindness are what’s important.
Information & SLurls To Picture Locations:
Messy Mr. C. Cow Photo Taken At My Personal Home
Santa Watching Taken In The Raglan Shire
Mr. C. Cow With Christmas Tree & Santa With Soap In Mouth Both Taken At The SLA/TOT Office
World Without Love Picture Taken At Innsmouth
Tis the season to make holiday greeting cards. I am feeling super lazy this year & don’t feel like mailing out cards to people. I will send people cards in Second Life because it’s fun to do. In real life I’m all “Blah..I don’t want to put stamps on stuff.” Or “My hand is cramping from writing names.”.
I’m not being all bah humbug on everyone this year. I just really don’t feel like it. No offense. I still care & shit. Mucho love people!
If you’re looking for a way to make a virtual greeting card this year to print & mail or even to use as a texture in Second Life then I recommend using PicMonkey. I’ve recommended them multiple times in the past & I still use it for things like collages or greeting cards. They offer a paid service but you can get alone just fine with the real one.
They have seasonal offerings for decorating your photo that include such great classics as a Santa beard or hat. I decided to add an elf hat, presents, & candy cane border along with the wording. The stockings make it extra festive.
Using PicMonkey is super easy when you’re trying to make a holiday photo without the worry of needing a degree in photo editing. They get my stamp of holiday approval for making virtual greeting cards for your friends.
I’ll be back later on this month with another program you can use to make your ho ho ho cards later on this month.
Happy Card Making!
Mr. C. Cow & I don’t eat meat so our pre-Thanksgiving prep involves playing Tic Tac Toe with a turkey.
If you notice in the back of the picture the Raglan Shire giraffe is hanging out. You can see his legs. I still say he’s evil!
I do need to bake. Come up with what we’re going to eat during the day before Thanksgiving dinner. Buy more beer. (MORE BEER!!). Thanksgiving isn’t relaxing. It’s hectic!
So…if Thanksgiving prep is stressing you out take a break. Breath. Relax. And play a game with a turkey.
Sometimes you run into some really weird crap on Second Life.
I was looking up the words “lab” and “laboratory” in the search to try & find a place that fit the really neato hat I was wearing.
Sometimes a girl just wants to accessorize.
I ended up teleporting onto land that said it had a lab only to find myself on land that was for sale. Nothing around I started walking & ran into a dinosaur at a gas station. Yup. You heard that right. A dinosaur at a gas station.
What I had stumbled upon was one of the stops for the SLRR. “What the hell is the SLRR?” you might ask. It stands for “Second Life Rail Road” & is run by the Linden Department Of Public Works. The railroad spans numerous areas of Second Life and, at some point in your virtual life, you’ve probably run into the railroad & didn’t really notice it.
I had accidentally wandered into the Spangle Station for the SLRR & it is nothing but a bunch or weird and weirder. For instance there is a plane that has crashed into a building.
A zombie family complete with a zombie dog. (I wonder if they have a zombie mini van with those family stickers on the back.)
And…in the middle of all of this apocalyptic world ending crazy I found a cow.
Land owned by Lindens. Land for sale. Land owned by others. Spangle Station Stop makes you want to throw your hands in the air, yell that you give up, & just enjoy staring at a dinosaur at a gas station.
Sometimes Dinosaurs need to stop for chips too.
…From All Of Us To All Of You….
Growing up St. Patrick’s Day was a pretty big deal. It still is with my family. They go to see a lot of Irish bands all year round & I’ve seen quite a few when I’m in town. Lot’s of Irish foods. Alcohol. Fun!
I hope that everyone has a wonderful day.
Stay safe & don’t drink too much green beer like Mr. C. Cow & I.
Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone!
I have a pet peeve about Valentine’s Day on Second Life. If you go through the fashion sites, blogs, & other such SL sites you run into the half-naked sexual position avie gauntlet. I’ve been reading since early this morning & for each one tasteful holiday photo you get ten where you get someone in their underwear “attempting” to be sexy. Everything from the flat-out topless in panties to the big booty hoochie mama’s.
I’m not opposed to the dirty nasty Valentine sex. Who doesn’t love it! I just wouldn’t mind seeing something a little more hearts, flowers, stuffed animals, & love without having to see a virtual avatars ass crack.
So…for those of us who want to keep the sexy times in real life & experience the whole hearts & fluffy cute things in the virtual worlds this is for you.
Now let me go get another drink & get to the real world…
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Also want to point out that myself along with “St. Bishop” (& Mr. C. Cow who you see in the pictures) just put out a Special TOT Valentine’s Day Podcast. Be sure to check it out!