Sunday, November 10, 2013

We Ride Fords with Lift Kits

Steampunky 88 (2)

I am a short and narrow person in real life, but yesterday I spent my time sitting high above traffic in a Ford F150 truck. I mentioned this on plurk, and a kindly and eco-conscious soul said, "This represents all that's wrong with the world." True enough, true enough. But on the other hand, I've had "Drive a Ford F150" on my bucket list since the 80s. Why? I think it's because they've always felt like enormous bloody mecha suits to me. Strap in, and they extend your power by that much, which is a rare feeling for me because I usually don't have height and heft. Also, I was using it to pick up a freecycled armoir. Even though I had to rent an F150 from U-Haul, at least I was doing it to further the cause of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle?

Anyway. I mention this because Plurk is where real life and second life meet and clash in a way that's sometimes ugly, sometimes honest, and always entertaining. Got plurk? I'm "Kuno1chi" there. Add me!

I'll be back in my boy avatar shortly for the holiday season, but I'm taking a wee break to wear some of the things from C88. Gah, I love everything, especially the jewelry from LaGyo, hair from Clawtooth, and dress from Katat0nik. I liked it so much I styled it twice! Hope you make it into the sim.

Steampunky 88 (1)

Bracelet: LaGyo Misaku Bangle Left for C88
Dress: Katat0nik Metal Corset Dress in orange/orange [and white/white] for C88
Hair: Clawtooth Gun Street Girl in Precious Metals Copper Dip [and distinguished] for C88
Necklace: Yummy Belt Choker in Gold for C88
Tattoo: ~silentsparrow~ (apricot) [and licorice] Birdie tattoo
Goggles: Calico Ingman Lysander goggles in brass [and silver]
Hands: Slink female - elegant
Makeup: Schadenfreude Pumpkin [and gunmetal] Sedusa eyeshadow and eyeliner
Socks: Schadenfreude Opaque peach white [and white] amortentia stockings
Skin: MIASNOW candy with black lipstick and teeth
Lashes: MIASNOW Candy 3 Doll
Boots: Lassitude & Ennui Timea ankle boots in black/gold [and black/silver]
Face piercings: Ellabella Blood Red [and Snow White] dermals
Ears: Illusions Fairy Ears
Eyes: The Stringer Mausoleum catscratch eyes in Teal Mae More [and Yellow]
Nails: Flair #178
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