Paradise Escaped

Lelani who? Yes, yes, I’m back. Finally returned from my island home, with armfuls of flowers for lei-making and home decor,  and some pictures of wildlife,  and rather a lot of delicious smelling hair and skin products which unfortunately don’t translate well to the virtual world that is Second Life (although I may try to create a store for them here). Oh, and I got some fun hair ornaments, which I believe will translate very nicely, and have lots of ideas for jewelry, island-style.

I wasn’t able to work much while in the islands, owing to a poor Internet connection and a slow laptop, but I did have a chance to check out the beta Viewer 2.0, which was… interesting, if a little challenging on such a shaky setup. It has potential, but I hear there are frustrations with building, search, and camera view.

In the end, my departure from Paradise was more like an escape, as there was a bit of a tsunami flap on . It’s a tragedy for earthquake and tsunami victims in Chile, of course. Please give generously to the reputable charity of your choice.

However, I can confidently say that given enough warning, a tsunami alert in Hawaii is a well-run exercise, with only the poor tourists needing a bit of direction about where to go and what kind of supplies to bring along while waiting for the all-clear.

Now that I’ve returned, I’ll soon be getting down to business with the shop venture, and get some of these ideas out of my head and into my shop inventory.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.