2011.04.21 19:00 – For Tom or "Be the Meatball"

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    The Guardian for this meeting was Paradise Tennant. The comments are by Paradise, Lucinda, Ewan, stevenaia, Storm, Alfred a.k.a. Barksy, iwandertoo, Aprhodite YellowJ.

    Paradise Tennant: smiles hiya Ewan ..how are you :)
    Paradise Tennant: drinking cocoa ... contemplating a 3 day weekend with a smile :)
    Paradise Tennant: hey luci :)
    Lucinda Lavender: :)
    Lucinda Lavender: hey
    Paradise Tennant: was sitting quietly -thinking I should post some of your friend's haikus :)
    Lucinda Lavender: really! cool!
    Lucinda Lavender: if I go to the web site I can just read them?
    Paradise Tennant: yes you could pick them out :)
    Paradise Tennant: smiles I am sure he would like that :)
    Lucinda Lavender: very sweet!
    Lucinda Lavender: I bet he wrote Ode to Guiness:)
    Lucinda Lavender: Luci is looking at the Top rated ones
    Barcalona Rhapsody: hi
    Lucinda Lavender: Hello Barcalona...our
    Lucinda Lavender: guardian has just poofed:)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Lucinda Lavender: she will be back:)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure
    Lucinda Lavender: we were reading some haiku at Haikoo.org:)
    Lucinda Lavender: pondering there
    Lucinda Lavender: how are you today?
    Lucinda Lavender: A dear friend created the haikoo website and unfortunately has passed on just this week...
    Barcalona Rhapsody: interesting
    Lucinda Lavender: age 31
    Barcalona Rhapsody: oh
    Lucinda Lavender: lymphoma
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sorry
    Lucinda Lavender: quite an adjustment
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i feel with u
    Lucinda Lavender: thanks
    Barcalona Rhapsody: short haiku
    Barcalona Rhapsody: short life
    Lucinda Lavender: :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i hope it was a quality life
    Lucinda Lavender: very much so!
    Lucinda Lavender: bright fellow
    Barcalona Rhapsody: size does not matter
    Lucinda Lavender: able to explore ideas
    Lucinda Lavender: Hi Paradise:)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok we need those guys
    Barcalona Rhapsody: hi paradise
    Paradise Tennant: hello barcalona :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i could not sleep
    Barcalona Rhapsody: its 4.28 am here
    Barcalona Rhapsody: what time is it with u ?
    Paradise Tennant: smiles nice to have somewhere to go when you cannot sleep I often come in and garden ;)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure
    Paradise Tennant: 10.28 pm
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i like this site
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Lucinda Lavender: and 7:28 pm for me
    Barcalona Rhapsody: so u had dinner already
    Barcalona Rhapsody: while i didnt have breakfast
    Barcalona Rhapsody: is it friday 22/ 4 with u ?
    Lucinda Lavender: I had bean croquettes with a fried egg on top and yogurt dressing...21 for me still:)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sounds nice
    Barcalona Rhapsody: mmm
    Lucinda Lavender: first time and yes quite good
    Paradise Tennant: drinks and calarmari after work .. a petite dinner :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i like this site
    Barcalona Rhapsody: its like a monastery
    Lucinda Lavender: :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: where u can come to rest
    Lucinda Lavender: fancy Para:)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: to inner peace
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Barcalona Rhapsody: with some ppl from the world
    Paradise Tennant: yes really like that aspect ;)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sharing the same ideas
    Barcalona Rhapsody: or contemplate
    Barcalona Rhapsody: or pray
    Barcalona Rhapsody: or meditate
    Lucinda Lavender: yes...
    Barcalona Rhapsody: and u dont have to travel
    Barcalona Rhapsody: just like in the TAO says
    Lucinda Lavender: listening
    Barcalona Rhapsody: you can explore the world within yourself
    Barcalona Rhapsody: without going outside
    Barcalona Rhapsody: but when we communicate
    Barcalona Rhapsody: we are just a bit out of ourselves
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i think
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Barcalona Rhapsody: what do u think ?
    Barcalona Rhapsody: just change point of view
    Lucinda Lavender: I think I have a sense of what you are saying
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Barcalona Rhapsody: hi ewan
    Paradise Tennant: hiya ewan
    Lucinda Lavender: the attempt to communicate makes for a view that is going to include aware of those we are speaking to...
    Lucinda Lavender: awareness
    Ewan Bonham: Hi folks...:)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: well stated
    Lucinda Lavender: rather than just exploring within
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure
    Lucinda Lavender: Hi Ewan:)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: hi ewan what time is it with u ?
    Barcalona Rhapsody: its 4.40 am here in holland
    Ewan Bonham: Oh, it is 10:40 pm...
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Barcalona Rhapsody: almost bed time ?
    Paradise Tennant: like holland ..spent a week in Amsterdam :) very lovely
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ty
    Ewan Bonham: I stay up fairly late..
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok i see
    Lucinda Lavender: a beautiful place...have never been there but have seen pictures
    Barcalona Rhapsody: the canal houses are world heritage now
    Lucinda Lavender: I think my grandma was dutch
    Barcalona Rhapsody: with unesco
    Paradise Tennant: and fabulous museums :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure
    Lucinda Lavender: lovely...will hope to visit some day
    Paradise Tennant: art galleries .. very good coffee :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: and coffee shops
    Ewan Bonham: Para, is that where you are from?
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sorry
    Paradise Tennant: no I am Canadian born and bred :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: and ewan ?
    Ewan Bonham: I am in Florida
    Barcalona Rhapsody: oh nice weather ?
    Ewan Bonham: Beautiful....like summer now...:)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: mmm
    Barcalona Rhapsody: here is nice weather too
    Barcalona Rhapsody: a springtime looking as summer
    Ewan Bonham: Smile
    Barcalona Rhapsody: please explore : www.keukenhof.nl
    Barcalona Rhapsody: its our most touristic attraction
    Barcalona Rhapsody: many japanese visit every easter
    Paradise Tennant: thank you
    Lucinda Lavender: so beautiful!
    Barcalona Rhapsody: also in german
    Lucinda Lavender: lovely
    Barcalona Rhapsody: and many other languages
    Barcalona Rhapsody: its a bout dutch cut flowers
    Barcalona Rhapsody: famous around the whole world
    Lucinda Lavender: flowers are pretty amazing
    Barcalona Rhapsody: and originally the tulips came imported from turkey !
    Paradise Tennant: hmm I did not know that :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: but the dutch made it a world famous product
    Barcalona Rhapsody: some ages ago
    Barcalona Rhapsody: tulipmania in europe from turkey
    Paradise Tennant: the flower market in Amsterdam was an experience .. so many colours :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure
    Lucinda Lavender: wow..can imagine
    Barcalona Rhapsody: its just open for some weeks in spring time
    Barcalona Rhapsody: the keukenhof
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i mean
    Lucinda Lavender: nodding
    Barcalona Rhapsody: and Ewan how is your tree house ?
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i visited it some months ago
    Barcalona Rhapsody: in sl
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i mean
    Ewan Bonham: Oh, it is much the same...:)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sharing silence
    Lucinda Lavender: Luci is enjoying that it is not yet dark out in her place:)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Barcalona Rhapsody: she is enlightened
    Lucinda Lavender: only 2 months to the shortest night of the year...
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure
    Paradise Tennant: smiles yes like coming home when it is still light :)
    Ewan Bonham: Hmmm...I enjoy the gradual lengthening...
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure as in our student times
    Lucinda Lavender: feels so different..
    Paradise Tennant: yes we all need sunshine
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure
    Barcalona Rhapsody: its the most powerful source of energy
    Lucinda Lavender: staying up late...doing projects outside
    Lucinda Lavender: eating later
    Ewan Bonham: Yes...like time stands still..
    Barcalona Rhapsody: that’s the good life
    Paradise Tennant: means you get to really enjoy the sunsets :) not miss them in a blur of work
    Lucinda Lavender: yes...stretches kind of
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Barcalona Rhapsody: and i enjoy sunrise too
    Lucinda Lavender: has the sun come up for you Barcalona?
    Barcalona Rhapsody: giving light to a new day!
    Barcalona Rhapsody: not yet
    Barcalona Rhapsody: its dark here
    Barcalona Rhapsody: and cold
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i am in my pyamas
    Barcalona Rhapsody: still
    Lucinda Lavender: on this day you could go out and watch perhaps...if still awake:)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: everybody sleeps here yet
    Lucinda Lavender: I like to imagine the world rolling along
    Barcalona Rhapsody: so i don’t wake sleeping dogs
    Barcalona Rhapsody: mm
    Barcalona Rhapsody: nice time to meditate
    Paradise Tennant: yes me too like to meditate in the morning .. just waking up find it easier
    Barcalona Rhapsody: birds are starting to singing...
    Lucinda Lavender: fewer distractions
    Ewan Bonham: Yes, that is my time as well..kinda magical
    Barcalona Rhapsody: blue hour
    Barcalona Rhapsody: some ppl call it
    Lucinda Lavender: perhaps like twilight
    Ewan Bonham: Thank you all  will see you later...peace to you..:)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: thnx
    Paradise Tennant: namaste  ewan .. sweet dreams
    Lucinda Lavender: peace to you too Ewan
    Barcalona Rhapsody: bye
    Lucinda Lavender: I am planning to watch a movie called the Wheel of Time...
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Lucinda Lavender: feel the wheel turning here
    Paradise Tennant: smiles yes it is spinning :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure
    Lucinda Lavender: as we ponder light and dark...
    Paradise Tennant: letting the light seep within .. to dress our thoughts :)
    Paradise Tennant: smiles we have a poem go round afoot !
    Barcalona Rhapsody: knowing when it is light here its dark there
    Lucinda Lavender: thinking so:)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: a haiku ?
    Paradise Tennant: hmm could be
    Paradise Tennant: we often just start a poem and each person completes a line :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Barcalona Rhapsody: that’s a nice game
    Barcalona Rhapsody: game
    Lucinda Lavender: In haiku do we need certain numbers of syllables
    Paradise Tennant: yes 21 I think ..will look up
    Lucinda Lavender: is it 7, 5, 7?
    Barcalona Rhapsody: a kind of cooperation
    Lucinda Lavender: nods
    Barcalona Rhapsody: or collaboration
    Paradise Tennant: you are right luci :)
    Lucinda Lavender: yes
    Paradise Tennant: 17
    Lucinda Lavender: ok
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i don’t understand sorry
    Paradise Tennant: 5 7 5
    Lucinda Lavender: ah!
    Barcalona Rhapsody: 6 5 6 ?
    Lucinda Lavender: each line has this number of syllables
    Barcalona Rhapsody: what are syllables ?
    Paradise Tennant: in haikus the construction is 3 lines first line composed of 5 syllables second line composed of 7 and then again the third line 5
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Lucinda Lavender: the word syllable has three within it
    Barcalona Rhapsody: as a sonnet but otherwise
    Lucinda Lavender: yes
    Barcalona Rhapsody: rhythm schedule
    Paradise Tennant: A syllable is a unit of organization for a sequence of speech sounds. For example, the word water is composed of two syllables: wa and ter. A syllable is typically made up of a syllable nucleus (most often a vowel) with optional initial and final margins  typically, consonants
    Barcalona Rhapsody: thnx
    Barcalona Rhapsody: I can learn to become a poet here
    Lucinda Lavender: :)
    Paradise Tennant: smiles we could do one in honor of Tom be a good lead in to posting some of his haikus
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure
    Lucinda Lavender: lovely Para!
    Barcalona Rhapsody: but i first wanna watch
    ParadiseTennant: bright light gone too quick
    Barcalona Rhapsody: how you do it
    Paradise Tennant: ok
    Lucinda Lavender: thinking...
    Barcalona Rhapsody: without feeling sick
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sorry
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i just listen and watch first
    Lucinda Lavender: bright light fading quick
    Lucinda Lavender: melodius mind is still
    Paradise Tennant: memory lasts
    Paradise Tennant: hmm
    Barcalona Rhapsody: its not easy
    Barcalona Rhapsody: maybe just when we think on Tom
    Paradise Tennant: still we hear his song
    Lucinda Lavender: so true:)
    Paradise Tennant: that better no
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i can imagine
    Lucinda Lavender: lovely!

    Paradise Tennant: bright light gone too quick
    Lucinda Lavender: melodius mind is still
    ParadiseTennant: still we hear his song
    Alfred Kelberry: wuff!
    Alfred Kelberry: hi :)
    Paradise Tennant: smiles hiya alfred
    Barcalona Rhapsody: well stated !
    Lucinda Lavender: Hi boxy:)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: hi box
    Alfred Kelberry: beautiful girls in beautiful skirts :)
    Lucinda Lavender: we are haikuing
    Paradise Tennant: we are composing a haiku to honor luci's friend tom who died last weekend
    Alfred Kelberry: ah
    Alfred Kelberry: oh, sorry to hear that, luci
    Lucinda Lavender: he had a haiku website that was for collaborative writing
    Alfred Kelberry: nice
    Lucinda Lavender: haikoo.org:)
    Lucinda Lavender: yes...a bright fellow
    Paradise Tennant: http://haikoo.org/
    Paradise Tennant: how are you alfred :)
    Lucinda Lavender: thanks Boxy:)
    Alfred Kelberry: my random haiku from his site: Mirtazepine is glorious escape from you But now I can't see
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Lucinda Lavender: cool:)
    Alfred Kelberry: that's a lovely site, luci
    Lucinda Lavender: so glad you can know of it
    Paradise Tennant:

    Ode to Guinness

     rich, dark, substratum

    the smell of earth up my nose

    my Irish blood sings  

    By : tom, SpecialK, EnFeu

    Paradise Tennant: here is another one of his :))
    Alfred Kelberry: in fact, i was looking for a site with random haikus some time ago. this could be it.
    Paradise Tennant:

    Press My Buttons

    Oh, ye great iPhone

    drain my battery of life

    a headstone ringtone

    by: anwamehtar, insichselbst, tom

    Alfred Kelberry: luci, who was he?
    Lucinda Lavender: his name is Tom Music...
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i saw his picture of tom on his site

    Alfred Kelberry: oh, named after haiku :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: in de "about me "section
    Alfred Kelberry: ah
    Lucinda Lavender: he worked at Amazon...created some cool start ups..
    Paradise Tennant:

    Best friend

    i need his blue eyes

    The kind you'd cross the street

     For even in the snow

               By FallForever, eminorsoul, tom

    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Paradise Tennant: this is one is my favourite so far of the ones he wrote that I have read :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: but his works still go on
    Lucinda Lavender: and he was a communication student when in school
    Alfred Kelberry: barca, yes, how wonderful is that
    Lucinda Lavender: love the best friend one!
    Paradise Tennant: http://haikoo.org/tom
    Paradise Tennant: this link lists the haikus he co-authored :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure the internet will make his works loglasting
    Paradise Tennant:

    The life that is work

    In the sea of desks

    Vending machines, UPS

     Garbage in and out

              by : capetown, kellynisms, tom

    Alfred Kelberry: it's well done
    Lucinda Lavender: he made a great video about his cancer and a blog called lymphomartini
    Paradise Tennant:

    An Understanding

    Never enough time to

    Put the demons to sleep

    Tie them to your legs

              by: tom, kellynisms, WEContact

    Alfred Kelberry: ah, cancer
    Alfred Kelberry: how old was he?
    Lucinda Lavender: helped run the box office at my choir concerts
    Lucinda Lavender: 31
    Alfred Kelberry: :(
    Paradise Tennant:


    A Saturday thick

    With smoke, fear, and promises

    That Sunday will come

              by: anwamehtar, kellynisms, tom

    Barcalona Rhapsody: so young
    Alfred Kelberry: *sighs*
    Paradise Tennant: maybe his sunday has come ...
    Lucinda Lavender: yep
    Paradise Tennant: nods
    Barcalona Rhapsody: yes a sabbath
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ever ersting time
    Alfred Kelberry: damn cancer
    Barcalona Rhapsody: resting
    Lucinda Lavender: we were singing St Matthew Passion ...when he passed
    Barcalona Rhapsody: oh
    Lucinda Lavender: rather a powerful thought
    Barcalona Rhapsody: how suiting
    Lucinda Lavender: yes
    Lucinda Lavender: auf deutch
    Barcalona Rhapsody: he just had his own passion
    Barcalona Rhapsody: tom's passion
    Lucinda Lavender: he certainly did have passion
    Barcalona Rhapsody: thnx
    Paradise Tennant: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtUfzKpZ8ws
    Barcalona Rhapsody: tom's passion text on his site
    Lucinda Lavender: lovely Para
    Alfred Kelberry: how did you meet him, luci?
    Paradise Tennant: ahhh here is my absolute favourite tom haiku :)
    Paradise Tennant:

    Drunk at 1 a.m.

    How embarrassing

    to find yourself naked and

    covered in ketchup

              by: Trystero, kellynisms, tom

    Barcalona Rhapsody: oh
    Alfred Kelberry: naughty :)
    Lucinda Lavender: ha ha
    Barcalona Rhapsody: like a spagetti western
    Lucinda Lavender: he was a sweety and then husband of the woman singing next to me
    Lucinda Lavender: Jana

    You're the world to me
    and you can't quite imagine
    how deep these roots go

    by: SpecialK, J00000E, tom
    Barcalona Rhapsody: oh
    Alfred Kelberry: :)
    Alfred Kelberry: how is she holding up?
    Barcalona Rhapsody: and any kids ?
    Lucinda Lavender: well I think...I will attend the wake tomorrow night
    Lucinda Lavender: no
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok we can think of him this easter
    Lucinda Lavender: thank you yes...
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ground control to major Tom
    Barcalona Rhapsody: a song of David bowie
    Lucinda Lavender: I love that we can appreciate him here and listen to The closing song

     Paradise Tennant: http://haikoo.org/624
    Paradise Tennant: this link is tom reading one of his haikus

    Paradise Tennant:


    The broccoli boiled

    Over and burned down the house

    The meatball survived

              by: tom, kellynisms, impossiblegermany

    Barcalona Rhapsody: oh
    Barcalona Rhapsody: how nice
    Barcalona Rhapsody: and so common life
    Paradise Tennant:


    I had no clue that

    The world was an octagon

    And I'm dead center

    by: tom, kellynisms, imyoursidekick

    Barcalona Rhapsody: oh
    Lucinda Lavender: great!!!
    Paradise Tennant: smiles ! luci these are all just great :) really enjoying his writing :)
    Lucinda Lavender: :)thank you so much!!1
    Barcalona Rhapsody: we can reuse these sentences with other cases of cancer in our environment
    Barcalona Rhapsody: they are so good for situations of end-of-life
    Lucinda Lavender: be the meatball
    Paradise Tennant:

    Slick Shoes

    The guitar goes twang

    As I fall to the concrete

    Best birthday ever

              by: tom, ejveal, marmay9

    Paradise Tennant: smiles another close favourite !
    Barcalona Rhapsody: oh
    Barcalona Rhapsody: put on your dancing shoes
    Lucinda Lavender: oh lovely randomness
    Paradise Tennant:

    Mona Lisa Smirk

    Mocking? Chuckling?

    Thought about you lots last night!

    You drag-queen artist.

              by: tom, SpecialK, EnFeu

    Alfred Kelberry: i often don't know what to do when i meet with death
    Barcalona Rhapsody: its hard to cope with
    Paradise Tennant:


    Arms wide, kiss the sky

    Beauty is my alibi

    The ground at my feet

              by:tom, EnFeu, nicholas

    Paradise Tennant: sorry this is my new favourite ..love this one !
    Paradise Tennant: really really love that one :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: just sharing our feelings helps us
    Lucinda Lavender: yes..
    Alfred Kelberry: yes, sharing...
    Barcalona Rhapsody: we all have difficulties to cope with death
    Barcalona Rhapsody: but sharing helps
    Paradise Tennant:

    Lost Voice

    I don't sound like me

    Still asleep at half past nine?

    Perhaps I am dead

              by: tom, SpecialK, hsifyppah

    Lucinda Lavender: :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: to bear together
    Lucinda Lavender: Tom liked logic...
    Lucinda Lavender: and information
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Paradise Tennant:


    Given no notice

    I pushed her down in the mud

    She pulled me so close

             by: tom, dimelane, marmay9

    Barcalona Rhapsody: we too
    Paradise Tennant:


    Portals to other

    Galaxies make me wonder

    Where I'll see you next

    by: tom, dimelane, marmay9


    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Barcalona Rhapsody: oh
    Lucinda Lavender: :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: just in the port to heaven
    Barcalona Rhapsody: haiku heaven
    Paradise Tennant:

    Drum Roll

    It's an honor

    Just accepting an audience

    Exception: lynchings

               by: tom, SpecialK, Augenblick

    Lucinda Lavender: nods
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure
    Paradise Tennant:

    Full Moon

    Howling, claws growing.

    Wasn't signaling a turn.

    I'm always like this

              by: tom, SpecialK, Augenblick


    Lucinda Lavender: :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: the birds are singing louder and louder here
    Barcalona Rhapsody: its getting a brand new day here
    Alfred Kelberry: what haikus did you compose?

    Lucinda Lavender: Barcalona you might have to go out and create a haiku as the sun rises
    Barcalona Rhapsody: still darkness here
    Barcalona Rhapsody: maybe
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i will try
    Paradise Tennant: we just did one alfred :)

    For Tom

    Paradise Tennant: bright light gone too quick
    Lucinda Lavender: melodius mind is still
    ParadiseTennant: still we hear his song

    Barcalona Rhapsody: learning from tom's site
    Barcalona Rhapsody: its collaborative talking here too boxy !

    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure
    Barcalona Rhapsody: and i watched it
    Barcalona Rhapsody: it's was my first haiku experience on sl
    Lucinda Lavender: :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: made by thos two ladies here
    Barcalona Rhapsody: those
    Paradise Tennant: Where and when? meet me at the gate outside of your apartments we will dance for hours
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ah
    Lucinda Lavender: :)
    Paradise Tennant: Did You Ever Know my favorite thing is that one thing, it's when you play that slide guitar
    Barcalona Rhapsody: the publication here is a tribute to Tom
    Lucinda Lavender: must go for now...thank you so much Para....Barca and Boxy:)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok bye


    your forcefield of fur

    up and in between my toes

    like a puppy beach

              by: kellynisms, SpecialK, tom

    Paradise Tennant: smiles, another  favourite
    Lucinda Lavender: RL calls
    Paradise Tennant: good nite lucinda :) sweet dreams :)
    Lucinda Lavender: it is wonderful...
    Barcalona Rhapsody: thnx
    Alfred Kelberry: oh, i forgot my lullaby
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Paradise Tennant: always think a heartbeat is the best lullaby :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: i hear
    Alfred Kelberry: a quick one :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sounds great
    Paradise Tennant: okies :)))
    Alfred Kelberry: thank you
    Barcalona Rhapsody: nice guitar music gently
    Paradise Tennant: hmm I did not hear anything ? just the birds?
    Barcalona Rhapsody: and i don’t hear birds
    Alfred Kelberry: maybe my mike is too low
    Alfred Kelberry: it's hard to sync the volume in sl
    Paradise Tennant: heard the one you played the other nite but this is a new viewer perhaps I am not set up right :)
    Alfred Kelberry: :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ah i changed my preferences
    Barcalona Rhapsody: now i can hear the birds again loud and clear
    Paradise Tennant: smiles were you playing the guitar alfred :)
    Alfred Kelberry: huh?
    Alfred Kelberry: when?
    Paradise Tennant: the other nite thought it was a clip ? no ?
    Alfred Kelberry: ah, yes
    Paradise Tennant: smiles :)
    Alfred Kelberry: it's my lullaby piece :)
    Paradise Tennant: everyone needs a lullaby :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: hi storm nordwind
    Barcalona Rhapsody: storm is nearing us
    Barcalona Rhapsody: flying above us
    Alfred Kelberry: :)
    Alfred Kelberry: overseeing his land :)
    Paradise Tennant: yes :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: hi stev
    Alfred Kelberry: tough biker girl! :)
    Paradise Tennant: hiya stev :)
    Alfred Kelberry: wuff!
    stevenaia Michinaga: waves
    Alfred Kelberry: :)
    Paradise Tennant: lol oh great bark barksy !
    stevenaia Michinaga: how was the evening, RL family over so much holiday distraction
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ah there he is
    Paradise Tennant: smiles we haikued :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: bye storm happy landing
    Paradise Tennant: hiya storm :)
    Storm Nordwind: Hello all
    Barcalona Rhapsody: how is it with our creator ?
    Barcalona Rhapsody: or architect
    Storm Nordwind: Creator has other overtones ;)
    Storm Nordwind: But I'm fine thank you!
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Barcalona Rhapsody: architect is better
    stevenaia Michinaga: hmmm
    Barcalona Rhapsody: or composer ?
    Storm Nordwind: Possibly better than decomposer
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure
    Barcalona Rhapsody: but sometimes u first have to decompose
    Barcalona Rhapsody: before u can recompose
    stevenaia Michinaga: builder
    Alfred Kelberry: stormy :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok bob the builder
    Barcalona Rhapsody: builder
    Storm Nordwind: There are many good builders here. And a few good architects too. I am just one who has the opportunity.
    Barcalona Rhapsody: designer?
    Storm Nordwind: Engineer. Artist.
    Barcalona Rhapsody: and the talent
    stevenaia Michinaga: and ability
    Alfred Kelberry: I especially like Japan sims. they're really good builders.
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Barcalona Rhapsody: hi aph
    Storm Nordwind: I was just taking a break from serious stuff and I built myself a weathervane
    Aphrodite Macbain: Hi
    stevenaia Michinaga: second shift has arrived
    Aphrodite Macbain: :-)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Alfred Kelberry: serious stuff, stormy?
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Barcalona Rhapsody: what can be so serious?
    Storm Nordwind: Well stuff for everyone else. :) I was selfish for an hour or two :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Barcalona Rhapsody: a wind vane I see
    Storm Nordwind: No. A wind sock
    Barcalona Rhapsody: stormy weather
    Barcalona Rhapsody: ok
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sorry
    Storm Nordwind: Let's see if it agrees with mine
    Paradise Tennant: smiles very cool :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: sure
    Barcalona Rhapsody: serious wind sock
    Alfred Kelberry: :)
    Alfred Kelberry: aph :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: oh
    Barcalona Rhapsody: how intimate
    stevenaia Michinaga: nice storm, what kind of sail boat is that?
    Storm Nordwind: Great question. I was hoping someone else could identify it
    Paradise Tennant: beautiful :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: is there wind in SL to change its direction?
    Paradise Tennant: A Sloop!
    Storm Nordwind: yes
    Barcalona Rhapsody: when we all blow a bit
    Alfred Kelberry: it's not sl-wide
    Storm Nordwind: There is the wind
    Barcalona Rhapsody: I see the wind direction
    Alfred Kelberry: it'd be nice to have a full weather system in sl :)
    Barcalona Rhapsody: thnx to storm
    stevenaia Michinaga: storm can make is snow
    Alfred Kelberry: or rain
    stevenaia Michinaga: I can make it rain butterflies
    Barcalona Rhapsody: oh
    Barcalona Rhapsody: cats and dogs ?
    Barcalona Rhapsody: I hear storm
    Alfred Kelberry: stormy, how about a random rain script for the summer season?
    Barcalona Rhapsody: weather
    Barcalona Rhapsody: when we do rain dance
    Barcalona Rhapsody: nice sound for Halloween
    Paradise Tennant: hiya aph :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: hmmm, the butterflies should have stopped by now
    Paradise Tennant: I am wearing one too
    Alfred Kelberry: :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: smiles
    Paradise Tennant: like all the colour
    Aphrodite Macbain: Hiya Paradise
    Paradise Tennant: one of the things I like about sl you can walk through or be absorbed into vivid colours :)
    Aphrodite Macbain: become the colour
    Aphrodite Macbain: I am Aphrodite Yellow
    Paradise Tennant: smiles a big smile :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: yes, bleu does that well w/ her skins
    Aphrodite Macbain: This is mesmerizing
    Storm Nordwind: brb
    Alfred Kelberry: stormy, what "serious stuff" are you building now?
    Aphrodite Macbain fades into the flutter
    Barcalona Rhapsody: well I think I go again
    Barcalona Rhapsody: bye all
    stevenaia Michinaga: bye Barcalona
    Paradise Tennant: goodnight Barcalona thank you :)
    Alfred Kelberry: neat
    Alfred Kelberry: i saw butterflies up in the air
    Alfred Kelberry: yay!!!
    Alfred Kelberry: the blast of color! :)
    Aphrodite Macbain: hehe bixy
    Aphrodite Macbain: boxy
    Alfred Kelberry: :)
    Aphrodite Macbain: I like your enthusiasm
    Aphrodite Macbain: can’t spell tonight
    Alfred Kelberry: beautiful tulips
    Aphrodite Macbain: Hi Storm
    stevenaia Michinaga: wb storm
    Aphrodite Macbain: wonder whether I can tiptoe thru the tulips
    Aphrodite Macbain: oops sorry storm
    Storm Nordwind chuckles
    stevenaia Michinaga: spring is finally here
    Paradise Tennant: smiles restful is it not? - the dance of colours
    stevenaia Michinaga: yes, lulling me to sleep
    Opps another Haiku  slipped in must have been Tom's spirit in the air

    Spring is Finally Here

    Restful is it not?

    The dance of colours

    Lulling me to sleep

    Paradise Tennant: smiles love virtual gardening so easy -  so fast :)
    Storm Nordwind: No back aches
    Paradise Tennant: nor sore knees or broken nails:)
    Alfred Kelberry: http://t.xalan.org/para-tulips.jpg
    Paradise Tennant: thanks alfred ..nice shot .. very spring :)
    Alfred Kelberry: http://t.xalan.org/flower-circle.jpg
    Alfred Kelberry: :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: hi susan
    Paradise Tennant: hiya susan :)
    Alfred Kelberry: susan :)
    Alfred Kelberry: what's this flying earth, stormy?
    Alfred Kelberry: http://t.xalan.org/flower-pagoda.jpg
    Alfred Kelberry: susan, sadly you missed it :)
    stevenaia Michinaga: nice pic Boxy
    Alfred Kelberry: thank you :)
    iwandertoo Resident: great pic
    Paradise Tennant: we could bring it all back in a blink susan .if you would like some colour :)
    iwandertoo Resident: please don’t
    stevenaia Michinaga: hehe
    iwandertoo Resident: keep that moment as it was...there will be future moments
    iwandertoo Resident: (thanks though, boxy)
    Alfred Kelberry: :)
    Paradise Tennant: smiles that was our tulip moment .. we can do sunflowers next time :P
    Alfred Kelberry: pictures our anchors in memory?
    Paradise Tennant: yes and yours are such great anchors :)
    iwandertoo Resident: sorry...have to go
    Alfred Kelberry: *blushes*
    Paradise Tennant: okies good nite susan
    Alfred Kelberry: bye, susan
    Alfred Kelberry: recent studies say that we reconstruct our memory about an event each time we think about it
    Paradise Tennant: hmmm
    Paradise Tennant: interesting maybe why memories grow fonder :)
    Alfred Kelberry: i guess having a picture is important in this case
    Paradise Tennant: yes helps you build them :)
    Alfred Kelberry: para, or become myths :)
    Alfred Kelberry: yay!
    Alfred Kelberry: grass!
    Alfred Kelberry: wow
    Alfred Kelberry: this is cool
    Paradise Tennant: very cool !
    Alfred Kelberry: great idea, stormy!
    Alfred Kelberry: amazing, simple grassy floor in sl can be so uplifting :)
    Paradise Tennant: smiles happily
    Alfred Kelberry: wuff!
    Alfred Kelberry: :)
    Paradise Tennant: that’s such a cute little nose Alfred :)
    Alfred Kelberry: *giggles*
    Paradise Tennant: smiles surprising how nice it is just to sit together .. and be :)
    Alfred Kelberry: it feels like a vacation :)
    Alfred Kelberry: thank you, stormy
    Paradise Tennant: hmm we should do a go round with each us coming up with a great vacation memory ?
    Storm Nordwind smiles
    Alfred Kelberry: *thinks of a rural bike trip in holland* :)
    Alfred Kelberry: just me and my experience
    Alfred Kelberry: and through it - the world
    Paradise Tennant: so biking through fields of tulips ?
    Alfred Kelberry: nearby :)
    Alfred Kelberry: ah, that's another plus of sl
    stevenaia Michinaga: thinks of an "everything goes wrong" road trip to Canada with my family we all had a great time though the camper that kept falling apart
    Alfred Kelberry: :)
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    Alfred Kelberry: stev, that sounds very nice
    Paradise Tennant: yes ..
    stevenaia Michinaga: it was for expo 67 in Montreal
    Alfred Kelberry: wow
    Alfred Kelberry: neat
    Alfred Kelberry: vw bus with flowers? :)
    Paradise Tennant: did a boat trip in burgundy a couple of years ago that was cool ... a dawn ballooning session over hills of grape vines .. long quiet runs in narrow tracks through fields and fields of tall sunflowers .. dark and musty wine caves and the chattiness that emerges when you don't spit :) but do taste 20 odd wines! :)
    Paradise Tennant: came back with sunflowers as my favourite flower :)
    Storm Nordwind: Reminds me of your dune land :)
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    stevenaia Michinaga: worth staying up late to sit in a field of sunflowers
    Paradise Tennant: smiles
    stevenaia Michinaga: hello PW, welcome to SL
    Paradise Tennant: smiles well my I am getting sleepy .. should pick up my daisies and toddle off to dream land :)
    Storm Nordwind: Me too
    stevenaia Michinaga: nods
    stevenaia Michinaga: have a good weekend everyone
    Storm Nordwind: You too
    Paradise Tennant: Happy Easter !
    Paradise Tennant: smiles and waves all round
    Paradise Tennant: and a scratch to barksy's ears :))
    Paradise Tennant: namaste :)
    Paradise Tennant: great carpet ! storm ! a flying world !
    Storm Nordwind: Seats for 24 passengers
    Paradise Tennant: smiles such talented friends I have :)
    Paradise Tennant: lol
    Paradise Tennant: perfect !
    Paradise Tennant: nite nite !
    Storm Nordwind waves

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