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227. How to… wake up.

Y'all... there is not enough coffee in the entire state this morning. Last night was my first night in the house dealing with "oh shit" storms. In Nova-land, I categorize storms in three ways: Level 1 - "Oh, meh." - A minor inconvenience. Sugar dissolves in water, after all. Level 2 - "Oh, my!" -… Continue reading 227. How to… wake up.

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220. How to… celebrate you!

It's my biiiiiiiiiiiirthday. I will be spending it drinking mass quantities of delicious hot cocoa, singing karaoke into my hair brush, and... trying to survive dinner with my family without mention of politics, the gay agenda, or how things should be exactly the same as they were fifty years ago. I might need a little… Continue reading 220. How to… celebrate you!

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173. How to… survive the lag spike.

The true secret to surviving lag lies in stopping your forward motion - even if just for a moment. See, you have to stop for a second to appreciate the fact that something has gone wrong... otherwise, you're going to careen off the edge of a cliff, or find yourself face-planting against a wall, or… Continue reading 173. How to… survive the lag spike.

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168. How to… get it out of your system.

It's been a rough week. I don't really know how to say that without word-vomiting about everything that seems to be going on all at once and the fact that I don't seem to have enough hours in the day to account for it all. I find myself so looking forward to the weekends now,… Continue reading 168. How to… get it out of your system.

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163. Ch-ch-changes…

In Second Life, we have this tendency to reinvent ourselves... a lot. New head comes out? We're on it. New body? Yes, please. And let's not forget the endless shopping for new clothes, new shoes, tattoos we can change at whim. We love reinventing ourselves in Second Life. But why? Because it's fun. Because we… Continue reading 163. Ch-ch-changes…

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162. Pro-tip: It’s all fun and games until…

Have you ever seen one of those compilation fail!videos on Facebook or Youtube? They usually involve someone sailing along, doing something super cool and/or gravity-defying until suddenly, the Universe slaps them back to reality. They crash into a wall, or their man-bits get far too intimate with a metal pole, and we, the unassuming viewer,… Continue reading 162. Pro-tip: It’s all fun and games until…

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113. How to… make some magical new friends.

New Magical Dorm, Pt. 2. Moving into a new dorm is exhausting, but the task is overshadowed by the excitement of the new year, and the prospect of a new friend. They may be from different houses, but Honey and Nova look forward to tackling the challenge together... even though they'll still be cheering for… Continue reading 113. How to… make some magical new friends.

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24. How to… move on to better things

So, I was working on something to send Trouble for the feature for Eclipse that he was advertising on Facebook, and I realized something. The person that I'm talking about... She really messed me up. But... But the thing is, I learned so much from that experience. I rose above it. I became a better… Continue reading 24. How to… move on to better things

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16. How to… Keep that positive energy going

So, here's the thing... ... I'm fucking exhausted. Bet you didn't think that was how this one was going to start out, did you? But, truth bomb? I have Cerebral Palsy in real life. A person with CP expends 5x the energy of that of a normal, healthy person simply to get up and move… Continue reading 16. How to… Keep that positive energy going