Monday, May 19, 2014


Bet I can guess where YOUR eyes are drawn to :p
My gorgeous wife Ally and I stumbled upon this truly unique and very cool sim in our never-ending quest to find awesome new places to explore and take pictures. KSAatlantis is truly one of the more unique ones I have found in recent memory.

ok dude, enough staring at my sexy girl from the other side of the sim already
I like most, generally use a windlight setting that optimizes skin and prims, however, in the case of this particular location I do strongly recommend using the regional setting as it gives this primarily water based sim the right....feel. 

Haven't got enough sense to come out of the rain??? Are you serious? Look at what I have in my arms!
The theme as you can see from the pics shown is a world of torrential rainfall with scattered main locations. While I would normally like to see more poses in place for taking pics, for the most part the ones that are there do a great job of conveying the overall feel of the place.

Just a little shower baby, I'm sure it will pass over quickly :p
These locations and poses in place range from the sweet and cuddly to the just plain, downright sexy...well, to be fair, that could mostly be my good fortune of being able to have my stunning lady Allyson by my side. were right, again! We weren't gonna make it across...
Aside from the previously mentioned locations with poses in place, there are also some dramatic and unique as well as...

(whispers..."shhhh...I think it might just be my ex-wife")
Just plain bizarre if not borderline creepy...but hey, who doesn't get a little nuts in the face of incessant rain, right?

A picture is truly worth a thousand words...none of which can be said around the kids (sorry Jinx & Ella) :p

The final Verdict: If your in the mood for something more than a bit different and very unique as well as surprisingly photogenic given the dark and obscure theme...I do strongly recommend paying KSAatlantis a visit. You'll be glad you did and fellas...insist your ladies wear white ;)

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Done Wiv a Twist Estate

Done Wiv A Twist Estate

After a long hiatus from blogging some of my favorite places that I have found in my travels around the Second Life grid, I am extremely excited to bring to you all the Done Wiv A Twist Estate. An amazing 1/8 Sim created by the collective talents of Saxx Cortez, Skyla Tunwarm, Avery Lyn, Alana Huckleberry, Aiyana Lanley, Sasy Verne & Hispanicdove Resident that will have any SL photog drooling. 

This picture was taken straight from the entry for the term Yummy :)
Speaking of drooling, thank you so much to my gorgeous wife Ally for not only encouraging me to get back to blogging but also accompanying me to add some much needed eye candy to this post ♥

Baby, I closed the door...just like the toilet seat, it just opens up by itself...I swear it!
Upon exiting the building that serves as the landing point for this gorgeous Sim the first problem with this Sim hits your right between the eyes...where to go first?! Unlike so many Sims that cater mainly to couples, the Done Wiv A Twist Estate has poses for both couples as well as singles, I think your taking this game of musical chairs just a bit too seriously...
Ranging from the fun and downright Silly...

Now THIS is a room with a view...DAMN!
To the sexy and romantic...

Olive oil, eat your heart out! (my apologies to those not old enough to get the Popeye
Not to mention the introspective. Anyone can put a bunch of poses on a Sim, but it takes special talents like this bunch of ladies to provide the backdrops to make them look amazing. Combining them along with the playing with Windlight settings and you can easily lose track of time here. As well as quickly fill up a folder full of gorgeous pictures

What??? I'm sure she will thank me for that little push....
Not only can you get lost in the poses that are all ready for you, but there are plenty of other possibilities for you to get creative. This is one of my favorite pics ever thanks to Ally using one of her own amazing Something New poses as she takes the leap from the falls...LOVE IT!

Take the damn picture, I can't suck in this gut forever....(gasps!)
Indeed, you can look far and wide to try to find a great place to shoot pics at or buy an expensive photo studio, but let me save you both the Lindens and the trouble...grab the landmark at the top and check out Done Wiv A Twist Estate and happy snapping people :) 

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Thursday, July 4, 2013

4th of July Town

4th of July Town

Bird's eye view of 4th of July Town...I so wish I were a bird...

Just in time for Independence review of yet another of Laura Liberty's awesome theme sims...4th of July Town.  Whether your a tried and true red, white n blue American or just want to check out what those crazy Americans are doing in every City, town and backyard NEED to check this place out!

The key to any good look....accessorizing :p

Packed with things to do, ranging from fun to downright silly...there is something for everyone here.  Get your camera ready cuz as anyone knows that has been to one of Laura's theme sims before, there is no shortage of photo-ops here.

On our knees...eating pie..wait, is this allowed here? (checks sim rating) ;)

Upon hitting the landing zone, you find yourself in the heart of the sim, surrounded by all sorts of fun activities. Pie eating and a Slip-n-Slide on one side and an awesome Statue of Liberty with fireworks behind her on the other.  If your more competitive in nature, I highly recommend the sack races. :)

Silly? No baby, you look fine, but...I think you need to jump higher for the next box :p

Exploring outward from the square you'll find a whole host of shops filled with fun Independence Day themed items and clothing as well as a whole bunch of additional activities to enjoy...

Wait....are you serious? There WAS a movie playing? (grins) Didn't notice...

Among these activities is a really slick Drive In theater where you can snuggle up with a loved one in back of a vehicle (hands to yourself now) and take in a movie...

Hmmm...Is it just me or does George look like he has a secret?

As well as a really cool rendition of Mount Rushmore in all its glory. If all this American pride just gets too deep into your blood and you feel the need to express your pride...

No baby...your other left...your OTHER left...oh forget it, just blow that horn :p

Grab the free instruments and join the marching band on the parade route! Not only can you play the instruments but even don the free uniform and look the part if you wish.

Floating up into the heavens...lucky for me I brought my own angel with :)

Further along you will find a sample of the small town celebration, complete with fun things like Face painting, water balloons, a dunk tank and a red, white and blue hot air balloon. As you will see below in the additional pics...Ally REALLY loved the dunk tank :P

I know, I know....wrong country, but seriously....WHO CARES ;)

Now, all this activity will probably leave you a bit warm and in need of a cool be sure to visit the star shaped, incredibly patriotic pool before you go :)

Conclusion: Once again, Laura Liberty has "hit one out of the ballpark" with her latest theme sim offering of 4th of July Town.  Despite having an amazing amount of things to do here, she somehow manages not to make it seem to busy. Every proud American owes it to themselves to stop by and take in this latest masterpiece. 

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Fireworks...NOT the frat boy farting with a lighter trick :p

Humming "America the beautiful" is not only allowed, but encouraged :)

Baby, I have no idea how that buttery finger print got there...wierd!

This shot ONLY took about 20 minutes and 45 shots to get just right...grrrrr!

Still don't understand why you wont trust ME with the brush

You throw like a girl!!!! oh SHIIIII......(cough, sputter....)

Busts out into song...."Shine bright like a diamond!!!" My apologies to your ears ;)

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Rating: ✭✭✭✭

Classic case of why you should NOT judge a book by its cover

Here, There -n- Everywhere makes its triumphant return with a visit to a surprising and very picturesque Sim called Almost Wonderland.  Upon hitting the landing at the Sim the first thing that hit me was the gorgeous use of colors and textures to create an ethereal glow somewhat reminiscent of the night scenes in the movie Avatar

OOOOO,,,,look at the pretty lights....

Once Kari and I were done oooh'ing and ahhh'ing at all the pretty colors we soon spotted the sign telling us to follow the white rabbit. I know...I was shocked too! Imagine, a white rabbit in a "wonderland", but I digress.  

What? I soooo did NOT push you!!!

Being the intrepid explorers that we are, we didn't even think twice before hurling our pixel bodies down the hollow at the base of the tree in pursuit if the white bunny.  Once our faculties returned following our rough landing, we took in our surroundings...a funky checkered design on the walls with a hallway with a series of doors and....

They are NEVER gonna get that stain out....

A very ominous message...."Madness is not a state of mind, it's a place...lets go there together"...that appeared to be scrawled in blood upon the floor.  Kari and I looked at each other, my mind filled with one thought...Daddy....but, that's a whole other story.. :p  Now...Kari and I get along very well if for no other reason that we are both closet peeping Tom's.  So, the first thing we naturally did is throw the doors open to see what secrets they held behind them...

hmmmm....are words even needed? ;)

And...were totally Behind the doors were rather bland and boring 2D images enacting scenes from the classic Alice tale.  Hell, they weren't even in full color....and then....we found the last door.  A teleport in disguise.  Kari, being rather brave and wanting to show off her new boots volunteered to go first...

I knew it! I knew it! Size DOES matter

Finally! Let the fun begin...  It was at this point that my initial impression of this being a rather boring Sim started to be disproved.  After gulping down the magic potion the world heaved and grew (or did we shrink?)  As the awe of the effect started to wear off, we spotted yet another door...

The time? hmmm...I've got....quarter after hottie....I mean....twelve

Bringing us to a very cool, floating chess board surrounded by other smaller chunks of the board and a huge floating clock that just needed to be melting to be very Salvador Dali.  Lots of great photo ops here folks...and once your done snapping away....yet another teleport on a door sitting at a funky 45 degree angle. Next stop....

ERP!...omg....where are the air-sick bags!!! Quick!!!

and once your done snapping away....yet another teleport on a door sitting at a funky 45 degree angle. Loved the eerie way it felt and appeared from the angled piece of floor.  Once more unto the breach!  Next stop....

Beauty captured...layer upon layer...and the Sim looked good too

The heart of the Sim...and WOW!  Clearly the creator of this dark version of wonderland spent a lot of time getting this just right.  The colors and textures were practically exploding off my screen.    This was like the original landing point...but on steroids.

Breaks out into song and dance...."I always feel like, somebodies watching meeeeeee"

Pathways lead you through a meandering journey of breath-taking color as well as some excellent effects.  I particularly loved the plants with the eyeballs that followed you as you walked.  Kari being the stunning woman that she is and used to being stared at, didn't even notice them until I pointed them out :)


Speaking of stunning...found some spectacular places for photos.  a blossom alongside a waterfall that was almost as beautiful as the woman resting within it...

Rubs his soar head...."I was just following direction hun...." :p

A bottle, floating in the air on its side also with a number of great poses.  The best part of this one is the fact that two people can be on it at the same time.  While there were no snuggles here, there are some other spots hidden amongst this fabulous fantasy background...

"I'm a little teapot short and stout....."

As well as some fun things, like the gorgeously rendered Teacup ride so similar to the teacups ride of Disney fame.  The only thing I wished was that the seating would allow for cuddles for couples too as well as the seating across for the non-couple explorers. 

Wonderlandmart....all your Alice goods under one roof

While most may think that the haunted house style of building may clash with the whole wonderland, it just seemed to fit.  Inside are a number of the building blocks used to create this gorgeous Sim.  So if you have ever thought about creating your own wonderland, it is a great place to visit and get ideas and the stuff needed to bring your own wonderland to life.

Conclusion:  While it may start a bit slow, this Sims hidden gems greatly reward those willing to dig a little deeper.  Kari and I were both impressed with the attention to detail that was shown.  The only major fault I could find with this Sim was the lack of any kind of music.  Set a great soundtrack to this place and our rating would go up even more.  That said, we both strongly recommend a visit

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yes...those ARE


thinks to self...."well, I cant find the bathroom...nobody will ever know...."