Wednesday, July 20, 2016


What comes to mind when you hear the word whimsical?  I think of playful and colorful atmospheres or feeling that you can enjoy and lose yourself in imagination.  Let's see what Mr. Dictionary tells us: "whim·si·cal
  1. Playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way. "a whimsical sense of humor"
  2. synonyms: fanciful, playful, mischievous, waggish, quaint, quizzical, curious, droll, fantastical, Seussian.
  3. acting or behaving in a capricious manner. "the whimsical arbitrariness of autocracy"
  4. synonyms: volatile, capricious, fickle, changeable, unpredictable, variable, erratic, mercurial, inconstant, inconsistent, unstable, protean ("

So, I visited The Destination Point, in SL, " WHIMSY, BEAUTIFUL AND DANGEROUS".  This Island is founded on the fabled stories of Pele, a Volcanic Goddess of Hawaii.  The Island and its mysteries do not fall short of a grand tale with adventures of danger and beauty.  It fondly reminds me of the adventures found in Johnathan Swift's "Gulliver's Travels." The Whimsians are mirthful inhabitants that discovered a hidden island with a possessed volcano in its midst!
The playful atmosphere sets you in a story that is founded on a gleeful tale of the Whimsians and their discoveries. Apparently, they have developed the island for the adventure-seeking soul to explore.  The landmarks are craftily created to immerse you in the creator's capricious imagination. Each point is explained in detail how the Whimsy people have developed the area and what significance it has to the ultimate destination to Pele, the Volcanic Goddess.  I was delighted with the fanciful writing and background stories that added to the mystery of the island.  Such crafty writing and full immersion with a storied-sim is rare to find in Second Life.

The sim is made up of smaller Islands that leads one to the hot molting lava of the volcano.  There are beautiful spots of scenery (but alas, one cannot sit on the flowers). The lush green plants, the oh-so-colorful native flowers of Hawaii, the tropical birds, and the animated poses all provide loving couples a chance to snap a gorgeous picture.

There are several bridges and tourist signs that designate each area and lend to the background of the story.  But, be wary, bridges disappear and the explorer may find oneself in dangerous territory while walking through the sim!

There are several ways to explore the sim, and each one lends itself to the crafty little Whimisical people that have put much time into creating a beautiful home.  One can walk, ride a train, or parachute around the sim to explore all of its beauty and rich history.  Although, either on foot or by craft, the adventure seeker still must keep their guard up for spontaneous interactions with the wildlife. 



Secret doors, comical riddles, and puzzling games all lead to the mysteries that the Goddess Pele holds in her controlling power.  There is so much to do and such fun to be had on this sim that it would take several hours and multiple trips to learn about the interesting Whimsians and their guarded life in Whimsy Island. There was one submersion ride that was not fully developed and I hope to return one day to see that the Whimsy people tackled the technical issues and provide another design to show off the beauty of the area. 

 On the up-side, I did find a most suitable spot to sit upon that I’m sure enraged the Goddess to all ends: 
Thorne and I had a most enchanting time exploring this well-developed island. We had many laughs at the greatly woven story that it offered.
Please click: WHIMSY,BEAUTIFUL AND DANGEROUS  to be lead to a great adventure in Second Life!
Here are the remainder of the pics that I took along the way!

Friday, July 15, 2016




So, where do you want to go for a fun time, great tunes, and a large family of friends? DWA Rocks! The best sports bar to go to that host an array of games, tunes, and the enjoyment of talking on mic with all your friends.
The large sim is decorated with beautiful landscaped trees, bushes, and benches to get that perfect shot with your special someone.  Beyond the vibrant outdoor decorations, the bar offers a great atmosphere with dj’s and hosts that make you feel welcome as soon as you land.
I love how you can come and enjoy a fun and enjoyable night while talking to all your friends on open mic.  You get to enjoy the best of both worlds of rocking with great tunes and joking around with all your friends.
Along with the great bar atmosphere, DWA offers 5 different areas to enjoy oneself: The Dragon Boutique, Softail’s Raceway, The Carnival, DWA Event Area, and Mini Golf Course.
Every day there are dj’s between the hours of 12pm to 2am, but this Monday, DWA has a special event planned in their Carnival Park. 
You’ll need to hit the Carnival Park with a bunch of friends and take a spin on all the rides.  Joey specially searched all of SL to get the best rides to place on the sim.  From haunted houses to rides that will make one’s head spin, the sim offers 15 plus rides that you’ll fully enjoy. 
I rode several while exploring, but enjoyed the realistic feel of The Flight of the Vampire and The Kraken.  Once strapped in and in mouse-look, the rides take off and plunge you into twisted rides that tilt you side-ways and flip you upside-down too. 

This Monday, 18, 2016, DWA is going to kick off the night with a special event. At the DWA Event Area, the night’s festivals will begin with a tribute concert of Black Sabbath 1978 sponsored by No Name Productions at 6pm to 8pm. Then into the night, live music performances will be made by Loreen Legion at 8pm an AMforte Clarity at 9pm.
You’ll need to come early and discover all the DWA has to offer and ride all the carnival rides until your Avatar pukes!!  Check out the pics and I’ll see you there!




Thursday, July 7, 2016


After a long and grueling day of regular work in a small forgotten town, I'm able to come home, slip into a newly received Rfyre outfit and shades, and go hit the Destination Guide.
DESTINATION GUIDE??  Yes, I'm a nerd that actually uses these great resources that are provided at my fingertips! I, of course, invited Thorne Miklos along in my endeavours!

Our first destination: The Museum of Natural History

I chose to go here because of 2 things: DINOSAURS AND BRYN OH! Currently, Bryn Oh has a statue exhibit on the upper floor.  Thorne and I were so enraptured by the 3-D atmosphere to give us a feel that we actually were walking into the original museum. Upon arrival there is a little monkey dude greeting and from there on out, more surprises await the go-see-er. The models are built with great texture, color, and detail. Some have interactive boards to make them roar, bite, and open and shut their eyes.  With tails wagging on some, the dinosaur displays are dynamic and catch ones attention quickly!  And, the best part...they are sit-able.  My stock question, if anyone knows me well, "Can I sit on it?"  Well, happy to report: YES YOU CAN!  The build is easy to explore and navigate.  It uses the traditional hallways of glassed-in exhibits one would find in real life.  Bryn Oh's exhibit is an eye-opener, so make sure the particle emitter feature is turned on! My most favorite was the dragonfly. I will have to go back and purchase some of these sculptures!  Destination Dinosaur was a great hit. Throne and I loved it!  

Proceeding onward, our adventuring seeking souls set out to see the Abyss!  At the Abyss Observatory a see through tube plunges down into the depths of the ocean to display all the beautiful sea creatures of the water.  This vast observatory is connected by tubes and elevator rides that lead to each section and allow visitors to walk under water to view all the sights.  It also has a dedicated section that displays the historical progression of subversive vehicles used to explore and collect underwater samples.  In addition to all of the intricate beauty, there are special little surprises along the way! Not to spoil all the fun, but visitors should watch out for that touchy-feely squid!  This exhibit is so packed with stations and information that Thorn and I plan to re-visit just to make sure we didn't miss anything the first time!  The sim is easy to navigate and the ocean comes to life with all the creatures swimming and interacting with each other.  This observatory is makes the top of my list in exploration and real-life history and information! Here are some great pics collected:

This has been Sloane Cerise bloggin' around the grid
~My Wayfaring Ways