Weekly Photo Challenge: Up – As Curious As She Can Be

1 Curious Petal

Looking up, what does she see?
A bird, a cloud, a passing bee?
Always wondering, always free
She’s just as curious as she can be

Just a silly little verse I wrote about my Kittycat, Snowpetal. She’s always curious and always makes me smile.

Please check out the other Weekly Photo Challenge entries for this week’s prompt, “Up”. You can see them all by clicking this link.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Change – Stepping Out & Stepping Up

The Weekly Photo Challenge this week is about Change. It’s the perfect opportunity to introduce my new showroom and studio!

1 Pics by Peep Showroom

I originally set up a showroom on a ballroom sim. It didn’t generate any traffic, so I opened one at Breaking The Rules, the club where I work. I began to get more referrals from that location, in addition to the continued recommendations from my friends. While I have my work on display there, I did my photo shoots at home.

With the increase in work, I decided it was time to turn my little cottage industry into a full-fledged business. I found a parcel of land where I can set up a full showroom in addition to having my photo studio at that location. I still have the showroom at BTR, but this is now my main place of business.

I’m still in the process of decorating it, but it’s open to the public and I invite you all to come check out the new Pics by Peep showroom.

Change in Second Life is to be expected. Friendships and relationships grow and falter, businesses open, then move or close. I’ve learned a lot about embracing change from my time there. As Heraclitus said, “Nothing is permanent but change.”

Here’s to stepping out and stepping up!

Be sure to check out the other entries this week in the comments section of the Weekly Photo Challenge: Change post.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Lunchtime – You Had Me At Cupcake

I laughed when I saw the subject of this week’s photo challenge. I regularly snap photos of my lunch with the camera on my phone to send to my sweetheart, so since it’s breakfast time for me in Australia, I’m pulling some snaps from my archives. These are totally raw shots, other than a bit of cropping – a big departure from my Second Life photos!

It actually started with me sending him pictures of cupcakes in the display cabinet of the cafe at work, so I’m tossing in a shot of those (hey, you can have cupcakes for lunch…right?)

1 Black Cherry Cupcakes

And now, on to some of the lunch shots from the same cafe.

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Chicken ceasar salad with mushrooms and boiled egg. Healthy and light!

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Chicken, black bean and avocado tacos with a corn salsa in a soft tortilla. Absolutely delicious!

I could post more, but I’m afraid I would run the battery down on my phone just uploading them 😉

You can see more entries for the Weekly Photo Challenge here. And drool over their offerings like I did 🙂