[Prelude]

I never in a million years considered the thought of being a “creator” in this world that I have encountered. Really, to be honest, I never imagined doing more than just logging in and making friends – getting used to the controls, learning how to dress myself and finding an AO that didn’t make me look like I was a waddling duck. From 2006 until now and probably ongoing, I will always look and feel that way – that ugly duckling still struggling to find a possible reaction in this “glorious” world. Sure, I have come far – far from that wide-eyed innocent that first logged into Second Life, but I still get “wowed”. I get “wowed” when I see amazing creations done by those whose imaginations take me for a ride. Whether they be a builder, a photographer or just a simple person mixing words and song. I am transpired to reach out and try.

The day I opened an lár, I was completely terrified. I’m still terrified. Everyday I sit back and watch others in the same creative field and wonder just how they do it – what motivates their creativity to reach new heights and make another amazing creation. I struggle – personally – with the cloudiness of my right brain. This is not to say that I’m not at all a “creative” person, but it’s been an ongoing issue since the first day I picked up a drawing pencil. When people say – “You’re now a creator, you can drop that blogging business” I get my back up. I’m not a creator – I’m not! But…I am a creator. I make creations for others to use to use for their imagination, and I make creations for my own imagination.

The very first day I saw someone use one of my creations – I cried, and the more and more I see it, the bigger the smile gets. Someone, people, anyone, actually likes them. I wonder if those who have been creating for a while still get this way. Do they still feel this “rush” of amazement when someone takes their creation and “makes something” of it?

I hope the feeling never dies.

For credits and landmarks, see below

[Prelude]Necklace & Earrings: Cae :: Satine / Caelan Hancroft *Seraphim Films*
Shoes: [Gos] Boutique – Halle Sandals – Brillant Collection (xs) / Gospel Voom
Skin: Glam Affair – Romy in Jamaica / Aida Ewing *Skin Fair*
Lips: Glam Affair – Romy Lipstick – Temptation 04 / Aida Ewing *Skin Fair*
Eyelids: Slink – Mesh Eyelids / Siddean Munro
Hands: Slink – Mesh Hands in Casual / Siddean Munro
Nail Appliers: Cae :: Basic Nails / Caelan Hancroft
Chair: Trompe Loeil – Louis Chair Leather Rose {A} F1 / Cory Edo *Collabor88*
Trunk: Trompe Loeil – Trunktable Rose Leather / Cory Edo *Collabor88*
Screen: Apple Fall – Nouveau Screen / AppleFall *The Garden @ TLC*
Box: Plethora – Tissue Boxes – Tower (rare) / Liquidh3ll Carter *NEW*
Pose: an lár [poses] Stature Series / Katya Valeska *Coming Soon*

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