As I am so humbled that again this year, the Relay For Life of Second Life community rose to the occassion to fund raise again like it would be our last relay. In looking back, I saw a relay that went full steam ahead to relay for twenty fours hours, the community put their hearts and minds into a plan of action to defeat and stop cancer from making another claim of someone. We did, we stopped it and it shows.
Each team, doing what they could to make their goals, quite a few did and mine did as well. Many others did the best they could and still made a difference. You could tell thru the various chat channels that everybody was fired up during the build phase, you could tell there was so much love and concern as teams scrambled to complete their builds on time. My little team did big things this year in reaching the goals I had set, and I told them no matter what we did, we are proud and yet humbled to do what we could even with limited resources and still come out on top.
It was a hard, long difficult battle but we made it through with flying colors. I kept after it time and again, and to finally step back and say we did it again and again. Every Captain, every member, and others behind the scenes working for a common goal, to see cancer wiped out. We answered the call again to help raise funds to continue the research for a cure, and it showed.
While 2017 is a year away as far as relay goes, the work continues in research for the cure and I am glad that we again came through to help once again be on the front lines in the fight against this evil, known as cancer.
Just a matter of hours from now, the 2016 edition of the Relay For Life of Second Life “Once Upon A Cure” will get underway. Many teams working right up to the cutoff time for sim inspections and judging in making last minute preparations, adjustments, tweaking here and there before the moment arrives to begin.
Even for my own team, there was quite a bit of work to be done and yet with just a couple hours to go the campsite was done and completed in time for us to relax and catch our breaths. My builders came thru at the last minute and produced a beautiful site and the end product;
An aireal view of the site;
A few more;
Garden of Love here. I went around and seen other builds that are just as lovely and even in some cases just beyond imagination. For all I know that as I wandered around and even admiring my site, it just blows my mind how something can be made from a single prim as I said in the past. And so, it begins, when the flag drops, the gun fired to open the gates to relay for twenty four hours, an unforgettable experience yet to be very soon.
Admiral Khagan flew in tonight from over seas and wanted to say hello so I will let him have his say….Товарищи! Я пришел от Родины, чтобы провести немного времени с Викки, и чтобы помочь ей сделать некоторые приготовления, чтобы вернуться на родину из России. Она будет со мной в течение нескольких недель, чтобы уйти, и начать ее восстановление из всего того, что она была через этот НАСТОЯЩЕМУ сезон.
Я надеюсь, вы поймете, и что она в настоящее время хорошо заботятся, и будет снова обновляется и обновляется, чтобы идти снова после ее возвращения из хорошо заслуженный перерыв от Second Life. Спасибо.
HUH! LOL, well basically I will be with him for a couple weeks after relay is over and be back recharged, I think that’s what he said……not sure……..
JUST a matter of days now, well five to be exact that the Relay For Life of Second Life will get underway for another annual event always looked forward to by the community. Where people from all over the world will gather in one mind and one accord to raise funds to further research for the cure for cancer.
As I said earlier the builds are being completed in time to open to the public and believe me it’s gonna be chaotic and full of mayhem as we relay for twenty four hours. All I can say is, I’m READY!
Telling ya! there’s a flurry of activities on the relay sims as teams get their builds up in time to be ready for the weekend! Even my own campsite is gonna get some last minute building done and some minor adjustments made to the overall appearance. I went around to various other builds and telling ya I never seen a spectacular sight as I go and look. Just seems the builds gets bigger and better yet each year!
Top image is my team campsite, CyberNuts RFL not quite finished yet, bottom is the Goreans for Relay site as well, and spoke briefly with the captain of that team she said it wasn’t quite finished but believe me it looks terrific! For my own team and this is the first year I had to be actively involved getting my hands dirty to actually do something even on the scale as you see here, course the Goreans community is much larger and they have a terrific engineering staff as well.
Never the less, chains saws, hammers, bulldozers, lots of beer and food on hand the job is getting done on time, just don’t tell that to my team!
“Once Upon A Cure 2016”
So today instead of going to the campsite to do any work, I decided to take the day and relax and chill. I been needing a couple outfits that are steampunk theme and this one fits the bill perfectly. While I was at the store where I gotten it, I wandered around to see what offerings in items they had. Well, this gun caught my eye and I just HAD to have it LOL!
Just goes to show you what can happen when I don’t work………….
As the title says, it’s now CRUNCH TIME! I gotta tell you that this past week going into July was just simply a whirl wind of events going on you had to really decide of where to go and when. Even for my own team and time I had a joint event today with another team and between us we raised L$12,000.00, not bad for a two hour event! Even the DJ and I talked about doing a joint event with her team and we both agreed on a date already!
So much has gone on other wise that my head hurts just from the thoughts on turning my attention now to the camp site build, my team mates and I already joined the build group today and I told them I was gonna have to do a survey to see how much room we’ll to work with before we set out even the first piece.
I met with one of my builders who showed me a sample build last night that I know should work, it’s just how it’s gonna turn out will be decided in the next few days ahead of how it turns out and any changes we need to make or adjustments here and there to make it all work together.
As far as our goal for this season was concerned we missed the mark I had set and we’re just gonna do the best we can to finish out the season. Another team I been working with met all it’s goals under my watchful eye and care. Still another team I had worked with made it’s goals and I am finished in that respect, all in all the teams including my own we all did better than I expected and next year I can look forward to with reservations.
I haven’t yet decided what I’ll do for next season since it will be my 10th relay in 2017, and until I know the theme then planning will began during winter down time for that, so I’ll just hafta see then.
Already the event schedules have been packed full of events so like I said, it’s CRUNCH TIME! \o/!