I am … Velocity

Change.

It means nothing.  It means nothing precisely because it happens constantly.  And more constantly than ever before, if that makes any sense.  Hear me out.  Change is so constant now, that it’s hardly novel.  It no longer shocks.  It no longer causes society – or even you, or even me, because what the hell is “society” anyway – to stop and look and wonder. 

Change no longer provokes.

Or compels.

Or makes one uncomfortable.

Because Change Is.

Change Just Is.

So tell me now…exactly…what is new, exactly?  Aside from “everything”…

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A Message From Studio Z at Fantasy Faire Radio

A lovely message from Zander Greene, one of the original small set of persons who brought the whole idea of Fantasy Faire to life all those many years ago and through each incredible, incredible year…thank YOU, Zander!

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I’m a radio rat. 

When I started working in the medium – and this was shortly after dinosaurs ruled the Earth – there was no internet, no multi-track digital editing. Remote interviews? Yes, we could do that. But only if we could get the person being interviewed into a studio with ISDN lines which cost thousands of dollars. Otherwise, it was a phone interview, and usually the connection was so bad it would have made Alexander Graham Bell and Guglielmo Marconi say, “Wow, that sounds like crap.”

I was still working in radio when all that began to change. “Here comes the digital revolution!”, cried those with their eyes on the future. 

“Harrumph!”, replied most of the old-timers like me, who slipped their grease pencils, splice tape and razor blades into a box in their desks for safe keeping. “This…

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Fantasy Faire ~ The Way of the Stars

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Fantasy Faire 2016:  FF officials share that the sims remain open Monday and Tuesday and will likely roll back into the mists sometime Wednesday, May 4th.  Be There Now.

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I don’t even have the words to describe my feelings about this year’s Fantasy Faire.  I really don’t.  It was simply astounding.

Amazing souls.  Amazing tribe.

Somewhere at the end of the utterly incredible event – and I *do mean* incredible – with it’s mindbogglingly — and I *do mean* that as well — incredible Live Auction, this Tribe broke down the barrier to 7 million lindens raised.  (With the Live Auction amounts yet to be reflected into the official count.)  The Fairelanders reached that and honestly, so very much more.  Every single amazing soul has reached into beautiful individual lives in such a compelling, positive way that simply cannot be described. So I won’t even try.

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I write this just flooded with feelings.  And with knowing that though the Sun sets now and the Stars light upon the mists of the Fairelands, these glorious lands with these amazing generous beings will rise again.  Until it does…truth be told, even when it does…together we will all rise with it and shine on.

Each and every day.

 

 

 

 

 

Day 11 ~Always Believe

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How Fantasy Faire Counts:  So far, more than $5.9 million Lindens raised, otherwise known as more than $23,000 USD!

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A Look from the Fairelands (details of Fairelands items and slurls after the pictures)

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Fashion Details for items at the Fantasy Faire

  • dress (RFL item):  Sealady (in lilac) by Atiya Baar of Tiar in Breeze
  • pendant (RFL item):  Seraph long pendant (in silver) by Yabusaka Loon of Musa in The Golden Delta
  • headdress:  Faith Headpiece (in blue) by Janire Coba of Belle Epoque in Breeze
  • anklet (possibly RFL item, I can’t recall, apologies):  Dreki (in silver) by Plurabelle Laszlo of Bliensen + Maitai in Lucentia
  • SIM Location 1:  Twilight Illusion by Sweetgwendoline Bailey/Eldowyn Inshan.  SIM Sponsor Merchants of Dreams: United InshCon Eldowyn Inshan ~*Sweet Revolutions*~ Sweetgwendoline Bailey
  • SIM Location 2:  Tinkers Hollow by Mayah Parx.  SIM Sponsor:  Epic Toy Factory  Mayah Parx

 

 

Day 11 ~ Always Believe

Always Believe…….this we must always do…

 

Day 10 ~ Believe Extended

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How Fantasy Faire Counts:  So far, more than $5.8 million Lindens raised, which is more than $23,000 USD!!

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A Look from the Fairelands (details of Fairelands items and slurls after the pictures)

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Fashion Details for items at the Fantasy Faire

  • skin (RFL item):  Blessing (in goldby Alia Baroque of Fallen Gods in The Golden Delta
  • coat dress w/gloves (RFL item):  Snow Queen by Azlyn Vaher of Yasum Design in Tinkers Hollow
  • head jewel:  (RFL item): Aetheria Gold by Ziggurson Resident & Zuleicca Resident of OXIDE in Dangarnon
  • ears (RFL item):  Elven Dragon ears by Drusilla Dethly of The Little Bat in Dangarnon
  • antlers (RFL item):  Lightbearer of Hope with headpiece by Kerryth Tarantal of Spyralle in Serenity
  • earrings (RFL item):   Dragon Lariat by Drusilla Dethly of The Little Bat in Dangarnon
  • SIM Location:  Bright Haven by Kilik Lekvoda.  SIM Sponsor:  KittyCatS! Callie Cline