2010.06.17 19:00 - Manbo!

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    The Guardian for this meeting was Paradise Tennant. The comments are by Paradise Tennant.

    Paradise Tennant: hiya fox :) gtsy :)
    Fox Monacular: hey Paradise! gtsy as well!
    Paradise Tennant: smiles how have you been it has been a while :)
    Fox Monacular: yes, I dont get much chance to come here these days
    Fox Monacular: things are good, chaotic as always
    Fox Monacular: how are you?
    Paradise Tennant: very well thanks :)
    Paradise Tennant: how is baby :)
    Fox Monacular: she's great, thanks enjoying all the attention she gets from her grandmothers
    Paradise Tennant: smiles a really big smile ..
    Paradise Tennant: are you still dreaming those technicolour dreams ..has the dalai come back for a visit :)
    Fox Monacular: hehe, not really... I've beed trying to write them down, but I either dont remember them or they're really cryptic
    Fox Monacular: how's your dream life these days?
    Paradise Tennant: yes a dream journal would be a great project :)
    Paradise Tennant: hmm when I do seem to dream they are always very compellkng and almost always very .. enriching :) but I remember so little it seems almost that I do not dream very much
    Fox Monacular: dream journals can be a lot of work
    Paradise Tennant: nods ture
    Paradise Tennant: true
    Fox Monacular: yes, this sounds familiar
    Paradise Tennant: I still try to keep up with my other practices .. I meditate >..I run .. :)
    Fox Monacular: that's great! I wish I could meditate more...
    Paradise Tennant: and between a really busy work schedule ..there seems very little time to do nothing ..
    Fox Monacular: the only thing that I really really want right now, is to go to a retreat
    Paradise Tennant: was listening to a talk on how important it was to just do nothing sometimes
    Fox Monacular: yes, i agree
    Paradise Tennant: smiles you should go to nova scotia
    Paradise Tennant: within driving distance for you
    Paradise Tennant: have you been out east really pretty
    Fox Monacular: yes, I know, I should go there one day... didn't have a chance yet
    Fox Monacular: (I don't even have a driver's license:)
    Paradise Tennant: well a family holiday then .. bring hubby and baby
    Fox Monacular: :) would be so wonderful!
    Paradise Tennant: smiles life spins by very quickly holidays are not a luxury :) they are an essential :)
    Fox Monacular: so true
    Fox Monacular: although i feel like I've been on holidays for past 2 years
    Fox Monacular: and I really crave going back to my studies!
    Paradise Tennant: well hon you are a full time mother ..hardly on holiday :)
    Fox Monacular: sure, yes:) but it's not like i could go have a holiday without her just yet:) but soon!
    Paradise Tennant: yes .. I can understand that .. you must be missing the intellectual engagement :)
    Fox Monacular: seriously... i feel like my brain is shrinking, and the damage might be irreversible
    Paradise Tennant: lol
    Paradise Tennant: nope
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Fox Monacular: thanks:)
    Paradise Tennant: llike a muscle ..with all the essentials intact
    Bleu Oleander: hi Paradise, Fox :)
    Fox Monacular: Hi Bleu!
    Paradise Tennant: hiya bleu ..gtsy :)
    Fox Monacular: I don't know about intact brains, Paradise... turns out brain plasticity extends well into adulthood:)
    Fox Monacular: (I was saying that staying at home with a baby might have damaged my brain:)
    Paradise Tennant: smile I am counting on it :)
    Bleu Oleander: :)
    Paradise Tennant: smiles I was telling her all the marbles were still in there rolling around ;)
    Bleu Oleander: how about staying home with a puppy?
    Paradise Tennant: smiles :)
    Paradise Tennant: that has to be good for your brain and wonderful for your heart ..they exercise your ability to communicate without words ..just as a baby does :)
    Fox Monacular: puppy or baby... one you have to walk, the other sometimes just can watch cartoons
    Paradise Tennant: smiles Steve descends from the heavens :)
    Fox Monacular: Hi Steve
    stevenaia Michinaga: smiles
    Bleu Oleander: hey steve
    Paradise Tennant: manbo!
    stevenaia Michinaga: hello, Bleu, Paradise
    stevenaia Michinaga: Fox
    Fox Monacular: hehehe
    Bleu Oleander: ha!
    Paradise Tennant: lol
    Paradise Tennant: stop
    Paradise Tennant: sorry
    Fox Monacular: wow
    Paradise Tennant: since you gave me this bleu I have these irrestible urges :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: lol
    Bleu Oleander: funny!!
    stevenaia Michinaga: how do you start it
    Fox Monacular: i was in another window, and though the music came from youtube!
    Paradise Tennant: goes over .. me and I find my fingers typing away
    Bleu Oleander: manbo!
    Paradise Tennant: lol
    Fox Monacular: :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: manbo
    Bleu Oleander: stop
    stevenaia Michinaga: manbo
    Fox Monacular: cool
    stevenaia Michinaga: hmmm
    Bleu Oleander: (you need the ! )
    Bleu Oleander: manbo!
    stevenaia Michinaga: nods
    Fox Monacular: manbo!
    Fox Monacular: manbo
    Fox Monacular: :( doesn;t work
    Paradise Tennant: manbo!
    Paradise Tennant: stop
    Paradise Tennant: manbo!
    stevenaia Michinaga: lol
    Paradise Tennant: there you go fox :)
    Fox Monacular: thanks!
    Paradise Tennant: think it has a stop and start script
    Paradise Tennant: smiles when I was in Italy i had this urge to go splashing and dancing in a fountain in Rome !
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Fox Monacular: that's my exercise for the day!
    Paradise Tennant: feels like this a litle :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: it does somehow get exhausting watching this
    Paradise Tennant: shall we .. sit .. is it makingy you dizzy :)
    Bleu Oleander: getting my boot wet
    Paradise Tennant: stop
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Bleu Oleander: phew
    Paradise Tennant: well .. cannot hurt those lovely boots
    Bleu Oleander: water proof
    stevenaia Michinaga: don't forget to post it to the log
    Paradise Tennant: lol
    Paradise Tennant: yes bleu took a great shot :)
    Fox Monacular: thanks, Bleu!
    Bleu Oleander: just so you know it's been documented !
    Bleu Oleander: hehe
    Paradise Tennant: smiels
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    stevenaia Michinaga: and speaking of thanks to Bleu, the photos have really come great
    Bleu Oleander: yes, lots of people participating with great photos!
    Paradise Tennant: smiles at bleu yep another stroke of your pure genius !
    stevenaia Michinaga: your's are quite spectacular at capturing the theme
    Paradise Tennant: have you seen the photos fox
    Bleu Oleander: oh ty!
    Paradise Tennant: bleu organized a photo exhibiton
    Paradise Tennant: with the them of time :)
    Paradise Tennant: theme
    Bleu Oleander: you should do one Fox ....
    Bleu Oleander: there's still a few spaces
    stevenaia Michinaga: perhaps the next theme "Dreams of Being"
    Bleu Oleander: Ooooo, could be fun
    Bleu Oleander: was going to combine sculpture and photos next round
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Paradise Tennant: makes note .. to figure out the build menus :)
    Paradise Tennant: wow Steve that is a great topic even the wording is poetic
    stevenaia Michinaga: well a picture of a personal vision of Being in a virtual environment, so easy to "See" so hard to take a picture up... might be narder than frezing time in a picture, which many ahve done so well
    Paradise Tennant: smiles looks like fox crashed :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: *of
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Bleu Oleander: think so
    Paradise Tennant: well dreams can be a many layered thing .. thing there could be some wonderful .. possibilities there
    Paradise Tennant: *think
    stevenaia Michinaga: perhaps a post Nova Scocia retreat event
    Paradise Tennant: yes
    Paradise Tennant: are you going to NS ? Steve
    Bleu Oleander: yes, could be great fun
    stevenaia Michinaga: no
    Paradise Tennant: yes hard to fit everything in sometimes
    stevenaia Michinaga: yes, unfortunately even monday post 1:00 session will be dificult, hoping is is more than a one part session so I can do it on the following week
    Paradise Tennant: nods
    Paradise Tennant: me too
    Paradise Tennant: cannot get on at that time
    Bleu Oleander: we might have to do a second part!
    stevenaia Michinaga: hoping it can be recorded for the wiki
    Bleu Oleander: hmmmm
    Bleu Oleander: I can save the text
    Paradise Tennant: always a productive way to spend time .. stopping and dropping :)
    Bleu Oleander: put it on the wiki page for "Art of Being"
    stevenaia Michinaga: thanks, having the text and pics in the wiki will be a nice way to experience the session
    stevenaia Michinaga: yes
    Bleu Oleander: ty steve for thinking of that!
    stevenaia Michinaga: we should post the pics either in ut profiles page or on the Art page
    Bleu Oleander: is there a limit on photos for the wiki?
    stevenaia Michinaga: we will find out :)
    Bleu Oleander: :)
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    stevenaia Michinaga: the pics aren;t that big
    Bleu Oleander: that's true
    Paradise Tennant: that is a great idea steve
    stevenaia Michinaga: and we can have Wol fix the big mess we make of the wiki
    stevenaia Michinaga: yeh Wol
    Paradise Tennant: smiles Wol is very patient!
    Paradise Tennant: and kind I might add :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: yes, it was nice meeting her in RL w/ adams
    Bleu Oleander: what trip was that steve?
    stevenaia Michinaga: no, jsut a meeting outside of princeton while she was in the USA for a few weeks, we jsut got together for dinner
    Bleu Oleander: oh fun!
    Paradise Tennant: smiles I find it is amazing that someone you get to know in sl is pretty much exactly the same person in rl .. albeit slight taller than a 5 inch cartoon but the same person really :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: fonz was that too
    Paradise Tennant: I really enjoyed my princeton trip
    Paradise Tennant: never been there before :)
    Bleu Oleander: princeton is a beautiful town
    stevenaia Michinaga: yes, that was fun
    Bleu Oleander: we took a group from phoenix there and everyone loved it
    stevenaia Michinaga: I saw the pics
    Bleu Oleander: :)
    Paradise Tennant: nice spending time as a group .. the other feature I found interesting in Malta was how easily everyone got along
    Bleu Oleander: yes
    stevenaia Michinaga: it looked lik a great group of yours Bleu
    Bleu Oleander: it was a fun group!
    Bleu Oleander: we always have such a great time when we go to NYC
    Bleu Oleander: adding princeton was great
    Bleu Oleander: we're doing a trip to La Jolla in Oct
    Paradise Tennant: smiles sounds nice :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: California?
    Bleu Oleander: some fun topics, time, animal consciousness, architecture and neoroscience
    Bleu Oleander: yes
    stevenaia Michinaga: wow, a full plate
    Bleu Oleander: neuroscience *
    Paradise Tennant: lol do the dogs get to bring their humans :( ?
    stevenaia Michinaga: do you do all the planning?
    Bleu Oleander: awh , the pups can't go unfortunately
    Bleu Oleander: yes
    Bleu Oleander: not travel or accomodations .... just the salons
    Paradise Tennant: I would be the salons would take a fair bit of work organizng
    Bleu Oleander: we'll probably do NYC next spring
    Paradise Tennant: but very rewarding ..enriching
    Bleu Oleander: yes it does
    stevenaia Michinaga: would love to join you for dinner
    Bleu Oleander: labor of love
    Paradise Tennant: yes
    stevenaia Michinaga: I'm quite close
    Bleu Oleander: sure, fun!
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Paradise Tennant: not that long a drive from toronto either :)
    Bleu Oleander: oh sure .... that would be great!
    Paradise Tennant: hiya cal gtsy :)
    Bleu Oleander: hi Cal
    stevenaia Michinaga: really Paradise?
    Calvino Rabeni: Good evening :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: hi Cal
    Paradise Tennant: well if you like driving . .:) maybe .. 8 .9 hours depending on .. what time you leave
    Paradise Tennant: have done it in 7u
    Bleu Oleander: long drive for dinner :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: :)
    Paradise Tennant: well .. would .. spend a few days .. do the museums the new york stutf!
    stevenaia Michinaga: stangely , people do it out west without a problem
    Bleu Oleander: of course
    Paradise Tennant: yes canada too .. we are big country
    Paradise Tennant: do not think twice of driving to montreal or ottawa for a two day weekend
    Paradise Tennant: new york is a little farther
    Paradise Tennant: what you get use to ..
    Paradise Tennant: often prefer to drive because it means I can bring the dog !
    Paradise Tennant: ;)
    Bleu Oleander: the Soho grand hotel used to take dogs in NYC
    Paradise Tennant: smiles yes either the low end of the scale or the high end of the scale it seems are dog friendly
    Bleu Oleander: only the best for Blue?
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Paradise Tennant: we stayed a lovely lowes in Rhode Island once .. very pricey . but there a yappy hour at the bar .you could bring your dog for a drink !
    Bleu Oleander: :)
    Paradise Tennant: chichi little bag of treats .. water bowl . toy .. treats .. he really had a good time . was the US fouth of july weekend his was prancing around in a american flag ball cap and bandana .. just petted and petted .. every 10 feet :)
    Paradise Tennant: loves to travel !
    Bleu Oleander: how funny!
    stevenaia Michinaga: at least at a cat bar you can offer catnip
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Paradise Tennant: well shall we :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: nods, thanks
    Paradise Tennant: manbo!
    Bleu Oleander: :))
    Paradise Tennant: lol
    Paradise Tennant: stop
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Paradise Tennant: well that was my little spurt of energy before I toddle off to bed :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: smiles, night
    Bleu Oleander: ok, night everyone :)
    Calvino Rabeni: Calvino Rabeni had avatar stuck to the pillow due to lag
    Calvino Rabeni: Another time :)
    Paradise Tennant: thank s Steve , Bleu , Cal >) nite :) all
    Bleu Oleander: bye :)
    Paradise Tennant: byeeeeeeee
    Calvino Rabeni: Good night !
    Bleu Oleander: night all
    Calvino Rabeni: You dappled Thing

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