Tag Archives: Virtual Fantasy Life

Reflections Upon a Little Pond

This morning I took down the Harvest Moon Cafe, my Zen garden and environs. I’ve found that nothing is permanent in Second Life and we shouldn’t dwell on passings. I’ve always had a sense that Second Life is like a … Continue reading

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Coming to Life at Night

I’m interested in history and culture. Often I’ve wondered what life was like a couple hundred years ago. There was no electric lighting to fill the night, yet there are always places for people to visit at night. Btw, did you know … Continue reading

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Welcome to 10 Years

Second Life’s tenth birthday (“SL10B”) opened on Sunday and I was there early on. I wandered around then wandered around with Leanna, then took yesterday off. Today I headed back in comfortable shoes (heh) and started in the Welcome area. I’d … Continue reading

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Preludes: And I Was Alone

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 I was no longer geisha Suzuki, I used my real name again. I had a home of my own because my patron wanted this for me. The garden was named … Continue reading

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Preludes: My Danna

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 When I became maiko I lived the life of an aspiring geisha. I performed for and served the many businessmen and samurai who visited our okiya. One day I entertained … Continue reading

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Preludes: Our Okiya

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 The hanamachi was the oldest of all the flower towns and our okiya was the largest. We had five geisha and many apprentices. The teahouse was open each day and we performed … Continue reading

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Preludes: My Onesans

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 I studied diligently as apprentice geisha despite my onesan’s absences. My big sister couldn’t get along with other geisha sisters. I was saddened when my onesan left one day. And I … Continue reading

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