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ROAWANWOOD ~ SEARLAIT NITSCHKE

INTERVIEW WITH OUR SPONSOR: Searlait Nitschke of Roawanwood

Q:  Hello! Thank you so much for sponsoring the Home & Garden Expo and for your support of Relay For Life!  Is there a particular reason you chose to sponsor this year?

A:  I like to sponsor, to give an extra bit to the community…. For RFL. I have worked with it so often in real life and in SL so every little bit that I can do I try to.

Q:  Have you been involved in other events with Relay For Life of Second Life?  Have you been to a real world Relay?

A: Yes and yes. In Second Life I am one of the world builders for Fantasy Faire creating worlds on five different occasions for them. I’ve done displays for the RFL track a few times and have done some various events for different teams over the years. I try to get involved when I can.

In real life I’ve been a part of different teams and participated.

Q:  Tell us what you’re bringing to The Expo this year.  Especially about the items you created for Relay. Any other exclusive items you’re planning to release at the Expo?

A: I brought in some things, grasses, trees, and some little memorial boats.

Q:  When did you first arrive in Second Life and what brought you to Second Life?

A: Sure make me feel old. I came into SL at the end of June 2006.  A friend of mine on a forum I used to belong to started a thread talking about this great place that was in 3D where she flew around naked touring from sim to sim. Was having great fun doing it and wanted to share the link. She was quite impressed you could actually fly. That’s what brought me to Second Life, LOL

Q:  Can you tell us a bit about how you’ve spent your Second Life, besides building and creating awesome products?  Hobbies, interests.. things you’ve learned along the way ?

A: I role play when I can. I like to get into stories, and in depth characters. I have a lot of fun doing that. I love to write and that feeds into it. I can be quite the babbling para-rp’er. But often I am creating. I create the things I’d like to see or the things that people mention they’d like to see in their role play mostly. Ways to enhance a scene or living space. Most of my things have role play scenarios in mind. I’ve learned a lot. Modeling and 3d especially since mesh I felt I had to really learn to do it for myself. I’ve also learned that burn out is real. lol

Q:  Tell us about more about your SL business?  

A:  Well it’s a little bit of this and that. It started out as a challenge to see how far I could go, plus I couldn’t ever find what I really wanted so this was my way of throwing it out there. I wanted to do it all. My business is really a personal project where I like to welcome people as family though I’ve gotten a lot quieter than I used to be.  

Mostly I stick to period pieces, medieval, fantasy, and some Gorean. I don’t do a lot of contemporary building, and even when I try it ends up looking rustic or something.

Q: Are you looking forward to Second Life’s new generation platform and will you also set up shop there?  Do you have long-term goals for your business in Second Life, too?

A:  I don’t know. I haven’t decided.  Long term is relative isn’t it? My business is over 10 years old now…. Long term.  To try to remain a bit unique and still have fun doing it.

Q: Do you want to share a look at your life outside of  SL with us? What do you or did you do for a living? Does your family support your SL aspirations?  

A: Technically what I do here is my source of income, and yes they do.

Q: Anything else you’d like us to know about you, or a special mentor, friends or  someone who has really inspired your business?

A: Not at the moment, took me so long to find this (offlines and all things got eaten so had to go back to find) that I’m feeling bad that I didn’t get it done sooner! Lol

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SURGE FULL PERMED MESH ~ TAO DREAMSCAPE

INTERVIEW WITH OUR SPONSOR: Tao Dreamscape of Surge Full Permed Mesh

 

Q: Hello! Thank you so much for sponsoring the Home & Garden Expo and for your support of Relay For Life!  Is there a particular reason you chose to sponsor this year?

A:  Hello! I have not been very active in Second Life for the past couple of years due to real life demands. I recently decided to get back to working full time in Second Life, and I thought that the expo would be a great opportunity for me to get back into the flow of things, and a great opportunity for me to do my part to help out with a great charity.

Q:  Have you been involved in other events with Relay For Life of Second Life?  Have you been to a real world Relay?

A: I have been involved with several  previous events in Second life for relay for life, I have however not had the chance to participate in any real life events.

Q:  Tell us what you’re bringing to The Expo this year.  Especially about the items you created for Relay. Any other exclusive items you’re planning to release at the Expo?

A: The biggest thing that I have worked on for the Expo this year is the building which houses the rest of my items at the Expo. It is an old industrial style building. I had a vision of a building that could be used as a commercial space, and could be converted into an industrial loft home, or pretty much anything someone might use such a building for, including its original industrial use. I had originally planned on displaying it as a home, complete with furniture and decor, appliances etc, but since I only recently quit my rl job, I simply did not have the time to complete it as originally envisioned. I created a chandelier for this building, and this is the item I chose to use for the relay. I do plan to release more items exclusively for the Expo that are in line with my original concept.

Q:  When did you first arrive in Second Life and what brought you to Second Life?

A: I first arrived in Second Life back in 2007. I had a friend in rl who turned me on to it.

Q:  Can you tell us a bit about how you’ve spent your Second Life, besides building and creating awesome products?  Hobbies, interests.. things you’ve learned along the way ?

A: In the early day of my time here, I spent a lot of time exploring different social environments, bars, clubs and such. I was especially drawn to spiritually themed hangouts. Nowadays when I’m not working, I’m usually shopping.

Q:  Tell us about more about your SL business?  

A: Other than the fact that it is work for me, and a source of income, it is what I am most passionate about, more than anything else I have tried, and I have tried many many things in my life. This is the one thing that makes me happy, and satisfies my need for creative expression and personal freedom.

Q: Are you looking forward to Second Life’s new generation platform and will you also set up shop there?  Do you have long-term goals for your business in Second Life, too?

A:  I am somewhat looking forward to the new generation platform, aside from the fact that I will need to do some upgrades that will set me back a few bucks just to run the platform. I am however excited that Second Life is looking into the future. I feel that in order for Second Life to survive in the long term it will be necessary to evolve in order to take advantage of new technologies and appeal to a younger generation.

Q: Do you want to share a look at your life outside of  SL with us? What do you or did you do for a living? Does your family support your SL aspirations?  

A: I will let you in on a huge aspect of my Real Life. This is something that has had a lot to do with my absence in sl for the last couple years, due to major upheaval that it has caused. It was a little over two years ago, I came out to my friends and family as transgender. I have had some really difficult times transitioning, but today I feel that I am settling into my new life, and have never been happier. My experience has given me a new lease on life. I have learned to love and accept myself, and in turn I have lots love to give to others. My family does fully support me, and my Second Life aspirations. I am very blessed to have such wonderful people in my life.

Q: Anything else you’d like us to know about you, or a special mentor, friends or  someone who has really inspired your business?

A: I have a deep admiration for my colleagues who create such beautiful things in Second Life. Their creativity is inspiring to me,and alway pushes me to do better.

@ THE EXPO ~ June 2nd

KONA Radio has the airwaves this morning here at the Expo!

Family Feud is also going on on the Expo Center region, this morning!. Played in tournament style, there WILL be a winner today!

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!! ON STAGE 2!!

the AMAZING Luciano Lionheart takes the Expo stage today!

at 1 pm, back on Home expo 6 we have the fantastic Luciano Lionheart on stage 2.  Luciano Lionheart is a Norwegian crossover singer, known for his interpretations of musical, classical, and jazz standards. He has a famously powerful voice which stretches over four and a half octaves and has been dubbed “The Voice” by his loyal SL followers. He has won multiple awards for his SL performances, including the very prestigious “Favorite Male Singer” award at the Avi Choice Awards 2016.

at 3 is the Avilion MerBallet presenting, The Dreaming Tree!

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Home%20Expo%206/130/132/23

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!! ON THE CENTER STAGE !!

at 5 pm, on the Center Stage, we have Saffia Widdershins with another Talks & Discussions chat.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Expo%20Center/127/126/23

at 6 is the wonderful DJ Gem spinning the tunes
at 7 is live performer Djembe Dragonfire
at 8, to close out the Expo, is Savannah Rain

Savannah Rain wraps up the Home Expo entertainment for the 2018 event!

@ THE EXPO ~ MAY 30TH

Home and Garden Expo Decorating Competition
Home and Garden Expo Decorating Competition Voting Ends Tomorrow! Come out and VOTE for your favorite.

Voting is well underway in the first annual Expo Decorating Competition.  Every vote is a linden toward our fundraising goal, so come vote for your favorite!  What a fun comp this has been.

We are getting so close to $7500 dollars raised for The American Cancer Society at this point and have four days to push to get to our $10,000 goal.  It’s going to be challenging but we can do it!  If you haven’t been to the Expo yet, come out and enjoy it while it’s still here!

Finalists in the Beat the Clock comp waiting to log in their time for a final attempt. Pictured are: Trader Whiplash, Kitty Gumbo, Arizona Ballinger, Nikki Mathieson, Random Darrow, Ari Spark, Nuala Maracas, Adam Spark and TS Darrow.

Beat the Clock game show wrapped up last night and what fun it was!  The finalists were Adam and Ari Spark, PrettyKitty Gumbo, Trader Whiplash and Nuala Maracas.  It was a close race and the girls gave those guys a run for the money!  Beat the Clock was an obstacle course and contestants paid 300L each to the Expo RFL kiosk, to enter.  That entry fee gave them three attempts to beat the clock.  Two of their ending times were thrown out and their best time saved.  The course required skills in golf, basketball throw, hopscotch, zip lining, steering a hamster wheel and driving a tiny car to the finish line.  So much fun to watch!  The winners, in first is Nuala Maracas, second place went to Trader Whiplash and third place is PrettyKitty Gumbo!  Prizes included a 2500L donation to an RFL kiosk of the winner’s choice.  That donation went to The Home and Garden Expo!  Thank you, Nuala!

Family Feud gets underway on Saturday, June 2nd at 9am SLT.  Four teams will compete in a tournament that will end with one winning team!  The family feud set is located on the Expo Center region.  Come out and cheer on the teams!

DJ Gem Sunkiller takes the Expo stream today at 5pm.  Gem is a longtime Relay For Life volunteer and well loved SL DJ who can also be heard on T1 Radio.  Gem will take us through the evening with fun music and dance, at the Center Stage.. so hopefully we’ll see you there!

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Expo%20Center/127/126/23

@ THE EXPO ~ MAY 27TH

Longtime online and inworld radio broadcast T1 Radio takes the spotlight today at the Expo!

Today is T1 Radio day at the Expo!  T1 has been a longtime broadcaster of Relay For Life of Second Life.  In fact, T1 has been a HUGE part of RFL since 2005!   T1 takes the stream throughout the day on all of the Expo regions.

Beat the Clock game show gets underway today.  Individuals will race through an obstacle course trying for their best time.  There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd place wins for this competition and the prize purse includes linden cash for first place!  C’mon out and compete or even just hang around and cheer on the competitors.  9am

at 2pm today, we are having show and tell as part of the the Expo’s ‘Talks and Discussions’.  Expo exhibitors are encouraged to bring samples of their latest creations and have a chat with Saffia Widdershins and the T&D audience.  At 5pm Saffia returns to the Expo Center Main Stage with a second ‘Talks and Discussions‘ interview today!  She’ll be sitting down with the Relay For Life of Second Life Event Leadership Team of Nuala Maracas, MamaP Beerbaum Alter, Random Padar Darrow, Nikki Mathieson and Stingray Raymaker.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Expo%20Center/127/126/23

Also at 2pm today Petlove Petshop will present her fantastic class on Machinima..  (can take up to 2 hrs).  This class is full of everything you need to know to create video production in our online world.  This class fills up!  Come out to the Expo classroom.

At 3:30 today T1 Radio’s Trader Whiplash brings Relay Rap to the Expo Main Stage!  This radio show has been a popular fixture for about 5 years now.  Today’s show will feature MamaP and Trager Alter who will talk about their new project (since spring 2018) called Relay Refresh.  Joining them to talk about the Home Expo will be Expo coordinator Nikki Mathieson.  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Expo%20Center/127/126/23

Home and Garden Expo Decorating Competition
Home and Garden Expo Decorating Competition Voting Begins Today

Voting begins at the Home Decorating Competition on Home Expo 6 today.  There are 12 homes to look through and we vote with lindens dropped into a RFL kiosk located at the home of your favorite choice.  It’s a full day of fun at the Expo today.. grab  your landmarks and come on over!

 

@ THE EXPO ~ MAY 26TH

a favorite SL performer for many, Quartzz kicks off the LIVE music entertainment today at The Expo Main Stage!

We have lots of fun activity in store today at The Expo!  The game shows get revved up with the trial run sessions of Beat the Clock!  Entrance is on the Expo Center region, there is a sign with info inside or you can IM Random Padar to learn how you can join us in this year’s Game Shows, Beat the Clock and Family Feud!  Proceeds benefit Relay For Life!

Located on Home Expo 6 at stage 2 today we feature the amazing show called, “MJF’s MoonwalKING” by Second Life entertainer MichaelJACKSON Follet.  This is a show not to be missed, if you have never seen an MJ Follet presentation. 

MICHAELjackson Follet came to SecondLife on July 14, 2009 with a mission to be a tribute for grieving fans in the wake of the death of the King of Pop in June of the same year. Over the past six years since, he has worked to continue MJJ’s mission of love and healing the world by devoting his time and energy to producing the most accurate and true-to-life tribute to the King of Pop in SL.

In addition to his work for the fans, he has supported several charities, with his main focus being raising funds for the Francesca Rava Foundation N.P.H. ONLUS in Haiti.

Working together with Viviana Houston and CLE Productions he has produced virtual versions of many of MJJ’s music videos and concerts, as well as created new and innovative tribute shows to keep Michael’s spirit alive here in Second Life.  His crowning achievement however, is the beautiful and detailed recreation of Michael Jackson’s own NeverLand Ranch, which is open to the public year round. His work has ensured that this historical place will live on in this virtual environment.

MJF’s latest production is called MoonwalKING. It is an exciting and innovative tribute where the greatest hits of Michael Jackson’s career, take flight into outer space. Join us for a unique MJ experience that should not be missed!

Come early to grab your spot!  The show begins at 2

This show will be followed by DJ Tazzie who will take us through a couple hours of great music and dance.  DJ Tazzie is a T1 radio deejay.
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Home%20Expo%206/128/104/22

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Today’s ‘Talk and Discussions‘ series features a chat with Eku Zhong of Culprit.  Saffia Widdershins returns as our host for another entertaining information session.  The show begins at 5pm on the Expo Center main stage.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~At noon on this holiday weekend Saturday, you can stop in at the Expo classroom for a class presented by Prim Perfect’s Saffia Widdershins.  Today’s instruction will be around building a brand identity.  Seating is limited so come grab yours early.

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and.. on the Expo Main Stage this evening, we have another GREAT lineup of LIVE music. Beginning at 6 we’ll all meet on the main stage and dance the night away. Bring your requests, your dance shoes, your friends and come on out to the Expo! THANK YOU to all Expo entertainers who encourage any and all tips go to Relay For Life.

6pm – Quartzz
7pm – Ororo Munroe
8pm – Dirty Dee Sweetwater

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Expo%20Center/127/126/23

The Grove Country Club Estates ~ Crito Galtier

INTERVIEW WITH OUR SPONSOR:

Crito Galtier of  The Grove Country Club Estates

Photo by Roman Godde

Hello! Thank you so much for sponsoring the Home & Garden Expo and for your support of Relay For Life! Is there a particular reason you chose to sponsor this year?

A: To support a great cause!

Q: Have you been involved in other events with Relay For Life of Second Life? Have you been to a real world Relay?

A: The Grove has done a fundraiser in SL. I’ve not been to any in RL.

Q: Tell us what you’re bringing to The Expo this year. Especially about the items you created for Relay. Any other exclusive items you’re planning to release at the Expo?

A: The Grove is SL’s premier residential community. We created a snapshot at the Expo giving people a glimpse of our community as well as a beautiful place to rest. Make sure you see our memorial dedicated to those we have lost to cancer.

Q: When did you first arrive in Second Life and what brought you to Second Life?

A: I just celebrated my eighth anniversary here in SL. I originally joined to participate in the role play communities SL offered. For most of my early years I played a gladiator at some of the ancient Roman sims. I still take to the arena now and then and enjoy the thrill.

Q: Tell us about more about your SL business? For our readers who don’t know about The Grove.

A: The Grove Country Club Estates is SL’s premier residential community offering people a place to live that is dedicated to quality and uniqueness. Unlike any other community in SL, The Grove offers a wide range of venues for events like our live singers to places to get married or have parties. Spanning twelve manicured sims, The Grove is truly the most beautiful place to call home!

Q: Can you tell us a bit about how you’ve spent your Second Life, besides building an amazing residential community? Hobbies, interests.. things you’ve learned along the way ?

A: Aside from all the great friends and relationships I’ve made over the years, my passion in both RL and SL is music. I enjoy hearing the amazing talent SL has as well as making magic happen when they all come together to perform at The Grove. There is no greater joy for me than hearing two singers that I think would be great together and then making that happen.

Q: Are you also planning to set up a community in Sansar, at some point? Do you have long-term goals for your business in Second Life, too?

A: I’m not planning on setting up in Sansar yet.  I’m having too much fun in the SL world. As for long term goals, I plan to continue delivering a rich and active community at The Grove for the foreseeable future. There’s SO much to do!

Q: Do you want to share a look at your life outside of SL with us? What do you or did you do for a living? Does your family support your SL aspirations?

A: I’m in the very exciting wireless industry in the technology project management field. When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time in my 1913 historic home which I completely restored.

Q: Anything else you’d like us to know about you, or a special mentor, friends or someone who has really inspired your business?

A: I’d like to thank all the great residents of The Grove for making it so special. Above all, I want to thank my staff for creating it as well as helping to support me in the day-to-day operations. I could not do this all on my own and my team really excels at what they do and are as passionate about The Grove as I am. Go TEAM!

@ The Expo ~ May 25th

Here’s today’s line up for the Entertainment Stage at The Expo! It’s going to be another day with great music, discussion and shopping across the event.  Be sure to stop in and check out the Raffles, Auction and Gacha Building while you’re here. So much here that benefits Relay For Life of Second Life.

Wolfie Starfire is one of the entertainers in tonight’s Expo line-up

at the Expo Center Entertainment Stage!
6pm: Harper Messmer
7pm: Melenda Baptiste
8pm: Wolfie Starfire
9pm: Stratus Mactavish

The Expo stage sim gets in go mode today at 2 when Prim Perfect’s Talk and Discussion series introduces us to Expo Platinum Sponsor, SkyeRyder Varriale of Varriale Designs. Saffia Widdershins will continue this interesting and informative series with an interview first, then open it up for audience questions. We hope to see you there!

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Expo%20Center/127/126/23

@ The Expo ~ May 24th

Shaye Dezno takes the stage today at The Home Expo!

There’s quite a lot going on today on this 6th day of the Home & Garden Expo with the Breedables Fair!  Since opening last Saturday it’s been a blast, catching up with old friends and meeting lots of new ones.  Thank you for visiting our event and showing your enthusiasm for some of the BEST home life creations in Second Life along with visiting the stages and enjoying the amazing talent that we are so lucky to have in our virtual world.

Today we’ll start with the Expo classroom.  At 5pm, on the Expo center region, today’s class will be presented by Beryl Strifeclaw , who will be instructing guests in building for roleplay.  The class will last approximately an hour and seating is always limited for the Expo classes so plan ahead to get in and get your seat!

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Expo%20Center/177/21/23

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On the same region, at the main stage area tonight’s musical entertainment kicks off at 5 with the incredible sounds of Erik Kottzen at the mic.  Hailing from São Paulo, Brazil, his shows feature pop, rock, hard rock and more covering bands from Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Black Sabbath, Guns’N’Roses, Journey, Metallica, Mr. Big, Whitesnake, Queen to Originals and more.

At 6pm the incredible Shaye Dezno will continue to move us with her delightful vocals.  Streaming in from Ontario, Canada Shaye has an incredible range of music on her songlist from country to rock and she is sure to include her endearing personality as she draws her audience in close with her charming giggles and wit.  Her shows are such a treat and we’re happy to have her at The Expo!

At 7 pm DJ Titan Hawksby takes us through the next 2 hours while he spins the tunes from the main Expo stage.  Titan Hawksby has been a popular DJ in Second Life for many years and he is sure to keep us all in party mode as we wrap up another fun and exciting day at the event that benefits RFL of SL.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Expo%20Center/127/126/23

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On the Home Expo 6 region at 5 pm today we have another interview in our series ‘Talks and Discussions‘ with Prim Perfect’s Saffia Widdershins.  Today she sits down for an hour with H0neyheart of Elite Equestrian.  Bring your questions and come out for an interesting conversation with one of SL’s popular horse creators.

Following this chat, at 6, DJ Tristan of WHIP radio will close out today’s entertainment on Stage 2 while he spins the tunes and dances us through the end of another wonderful day at the Expo.  Much going on today and it’s a great day to continue browsing through all the many displays!

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Home%20Expo%206/128/104/22

STRAY CATS ~ Nicolyti

INTERVIEW WITH OUR SPONSOR: Nicolyti of Stray Cats
photo by Roman Godde

Q:  Hello! Thank you so much for sponsoring the Home & Garden Expo and for your support of Relay For Life!  Is there a particular reason you chose to sponsor this year?

A:   We try to participate in at least one RFL event every year.  This is such a worthy cause and much needed. Stray Cats enjoys helping however it can.

Q:  Have you been involved in other events with Relay For Life of Second Life?  Have you been to a real world Relay?

A:  I’ve not had the opportunity to go to a real world relay yet, but it’s on my bucket list.  In terms of other participation, we have also been in the last two or three Winter RFL fairs to help with support.

Q:  Tell us what you’re bringing to The Expo this year.  Especially about the items you created for Relay. Any other exclusive items you’re planning to release at the Expo?

A:  Well, as it is springtime, we created a new breed of Fawn kitty for exclusive release at this event.  The fawns are precious, and available in many colors of pelts.  Our OOAK is a Gryphon kitty, a wannabe gryphon, shall we say 🙂   Half eagle/half lion. I’m not sure where that idea came from, but it’s what I came up with, lol. Strong and powerful and able to fight the fight against cancer.

Q:  When did you first arrive in Second Life and what brought you to Second Life?

A:  I started Second Life over four years ago, and like many, followed a friend from another game I played.   You know, at first, I wasn’t sure it was for me, but I am a people-person, and it was a great fit for me.

Q:  Tell us about more about your SL business?  

A:  I am actually the General Manager for Stray Cats, the owner being Ken Edge.   I work for him also in real-life as an assistant and manager of sorts.  Stray Cats are so darling, a truly lovely little breedable, but not without their ups and downs in the past.   I have been managing for 1.5 years now, and love love making new kittens, pelts, eyes, ‘stuff’ for the community. I strive for not only to keep the creative and fun aspect of breeding these kitties alive and well, but also, to create and maintain a happy, homey, comfortable environment for all our breeders and patrons.  We all know that Second Life can have maybe a little too much ‘drama’ sometimes…. Well, within this little kingdom of mighty felines, we are a family.

Q:  Can you tell us a bit about how you’ve spent your Second Life, besides building an amazing residential community?  Hobbies, interests.. things you’ve learned along the way ?

A:  You know, I said earlier that I am a ‘people person’.. .that wasn’t always the truth.  I was rather closed off in many ways. Second Life has changed me, for the better. In the beginning of my SL journey I explored and experimented, like most, but that random wandering isn’t really for me.  I like to have purpose, meaning, and I love to help people. I actually enjoy keeping my ‘campers’ happy, and I love creating all the new kitties, and learning, in baby steps, the scripting aspect too.

Q: Are you looking forward to Second Life’s new generation platform and will you also set up a community there?  Do you have long-term goals for your business in Second Life, too?

A:   I have mixed feelings on that.  I believe the owner of Stray Cats would like to expand to that platform as well, but I will remain here and continue the good fight 🙂  There is only so much of me to go around….lol

Q: Do you want to share a look at your life outside of  SL with us? What do you or did you do for a living? Does your family support your SL aspirations?  

A:   I am happily married, with two grown boys.  My mother doesn’t really understand Second Life, lol, but they all support me in my endeavors in it, and actually think ‘its cool’.  I work for the same man, the owner of the cats, in real-life also, managing his many servers and his radio company and just about anything and everything he throws at me….it can be a lot!

Q: Anything else you’d like us to know about you, or a special mentor, friends or  someone who has really inspired your business?

A:  Not that I can think of, at this moment.   My breeders, my fellow cat-lovers are my inspiration, every day.  I love getting to know them, to care for them, and to keep ever-growing in the myriad of possibilities that these wonderful Strays can be.

Expo Activity ~ May 22

MtFB Radio takes the airwaves today at The Home Expo.
The radio station designed with the grid flyer in mind. Tune in to live broadcasts or listen to recordings of previous ones.  A nice mix of music that goes well with flying, boating or just about anything you are doing.

http://www.slaviationnetwork.com.

They are available to do a live broadcast of your next aviation event.  IM Luke Flywalker to set up a show.

Now available by popular demand 24/7 Music to Fly By parcel media stream sponsored by The SL Aviation Network. Now listen to the awesome mix of tunes from classic rock and country to techno and anything in between anytime on your parcel. Let Luke know if you would like an announcement for your airport, group or aviation event.  Happy to promote your aviation related activities free of charge.

Stream URL for SL: http://mtfbradio.luschaudio.com:11016

MtFB Radio is an RFL of SL media partner.

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We start our day with 1,419,750L in the monies raised for Relay category.  WooHOOO!  How exciting for us and for RFL of SL.  If you’d like to join in on this year’s fundraising season, you could IM Nikki Mathieson for the official tools and set out kiosks at your mainstore locations.  This year’s RFL of SL theme is, ‘United We Relay’ and we’d love to become united with even more of you!

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In the Expo classroom today we’re going to learn how to deal with good ole’  SL lag.  This class is presented by Bluezy Bleac, who is a member of the Firestorm viewer support team.  The class starts at 10 am SLT.  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Expo%20Center/178/41/23

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The Art Show @ The Expo!

While traveling through the Expo grounds, be sure to check out this year’s Art Show.  There are many wonderful works of art for sale here.  Thank you to the artists who have graced this event with their talent.  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Expo%20Center/97/84/23

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On the Expo Center Stage today!

Make plans at 4pm to come out and dance with us while DJ Nuala Maracas spins those tunes!  Nuala is this year’s Relay For Life chair (her second year) and part of the Event Leadership Team.  Nuala is also a co-owner and longtime DJ on T1 Radio!  Adding to her long list of accomplishments is coordinator of the annual Christmas Expo. Here’s your taxi:

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Today at the Home Expo!

Mondays are awesome at the Home, Garden (and BREEDABLES!) Expo!  So much to see and do here.  Seven regions of seriously well done displays.  Today is a good day to just come out and walk around and SHOP, plan your own home design.. and support the amazing cause that is Relay For Life

As of this morning our efforts at this event has raised more than 1.3 million lindens and we are just thrilled.  That goes towards so many important things in the important fight against cancer.  WE ARE SAVING LIVES.  We are helping to educate on the fight that cancer is.  Let’s keep going.  Come out and join us.. we need YOU.  When you’re at the Expo, just north of Home Expo 1 region is the gorgeous American Cancer Society Island.  Visit it and see where some of the lindens we raise go.  The island is there all year round and house many features such as 24/7 support to cancer survivors, caregivers and more.

So, what else is happening at The Expo today, you ask?

Today ends the application process for the Home and Garden Decorating Competition!  Prizes will be announced shortly, but the prize pot currently stands at over L$35,000.  To get an application in go HERE!

Viviana Houston takes the Expo Stage at 1 today!

On the Expo Center Stage today at 1pm we have the INCREDIBLE vocals of Second Life performer, Viviana Houston. If you’ve not heard her sing yet, you really want to come out. http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Home%20Expo%206/128/104/22

On the same stage at 5pm it’s Show and Tell time! Prim Perfect’s ‘Talks and Discussions‘ series invites the Expo Exhibitor’s to come to the stage and show us what’s new in their line. This has become a very popular part of the Expo series.

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At 10 am in the Expo Classroom, today’s instruction is provided by the wonderful DeAnn Dufaux of Park Place Homes & Decor. She will be teaching Building Fundamentals – Sharing/Deeding/Permissions. Seating is limited in the class so come grab yours! http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Expo%20Center/178/41/23

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THANK YOU to the fantastic team of BLOGGERS who have been posting about our Expo.  You all just ROCK!  Check out all the posts so far.  Keep em coming, Team  – we love them!