The Artistry of Junkyard Blues, Part 2

I learned a lot of Second Life sailing recently. I’ve learned that some problems I had ascribed to my own poor seamanship were, erm, mostly due to problems crossing sim (what did I expect, right?). Ntl, I’ve switched to motor boating for now — and I’m loving it — and so I decided to swap out my sloop at Junkyard Blues marina with my monster speedboat.

Here’s The Biscuit in her new home at the marina near Junkyard beach. I’ve had a boat slip here for ages and this reminds me of my human’s real life boatslip at the old shipyard.

As I was paying my rent there, I looked around a bit and once again was in awe of the work of Kiff & Dina. This area is particularly enchanting to me and evokes the most vivid images from my childhood on the Gulf coast. Like Steinbeck said about Cannery Row, “Cannery Row in Monterey in California is a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light, a tone, a habit, a nostalgia, a dream.” Well, the same thing can be said about the Gulf coast, except for the “grating noise” and with a special “stink” down in the mangrove swamps (/me giggles).

This is the Junkyard Blues beach where so many great parties where thrown in the past. This is where I hosted for Miss Luci on Junkyard Blues 4th Anniversary. This is one of those “nostalgia” thangs, one of those “dreams”, I’m sure Steinbeck had in mind.

Further north along the west coast, there’s an entire marina complex, plus stilt houses, plus sooo many rusty things. I’ll include all of these thing in my photo collection, due out this weekend.
More to come.

About Yordie

I'm an avatar from Second Life and Xbox gamer. I wrote the sci-fi novel The Temporal Expeditions, and am working on book 2 of trilogy.
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