September 2008

Sunday was a rather sad day as the Hukilau / Rosewood community marked the passing of a dear friend and loved person. Lacey Lovell / Lory Paine passed away in RL a few weeks ago and she will sorely be missed. Lacey was a very kind, loveable person who was always there to help. She was always kind to me and you could always count on her to really care about how you felt. Many of you Hukilau alumni knew Lacey pretty well and will never forget her. Lacey took a break from SL for a few reasons and came back as Lory Paine. She was well known to many in the Dublin sims as a fan of music. When GoSpeed would guest DJ there Lory would always come and invite her friends.

Lacey / Lory, you were loved by many here in SL and we will always cherish your memory. God Bless you, I know you are in a better place.

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Izabella Bentham

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DJ Ravishal @ Sweet Romance Furniture 20 Sept 2008 noon to 2pm SLT

Hear me

I’ll be playing pleasant tunes for my friend LaDonna Upshaw’s grand opening of her furniture Store, Sweet Romance Furniture. Direct SLURL here:

Talk Like a Pirate Day in Nowhereveille

Ahoy there! Tomorrow from 2-6pm SLT, and maybe even later, there will be a pirate party in Nowhereville. Don your favorite pirate costume and join us all in sunny, sandy Nowhereville.

Ready for the pirate party-3

Schedule: (all times SLT)

2-3pm : DJ Ravishal

3-4pm : Zacharias Loon

4-5pm : Patrick LaSalle

5-6pm : DJ GoSpeed

There will be contest for the best for best Pirate costumes and other fun events and hijinks! If you lack pirate gear we have a vendor with a wide selection of clothes and gadgets for you to buy. Here’s a handy SLURL that will drop you next to it and the main stage.

Remember to behave yourself or GoSpeed will hit you with a chair!

Eat Chair!!!!

And so time goes on and more changes come about. This week me and GoSpeed moved KONA Radio from the mainland to a private estate where we enjoy a lot of support from the owners and citizens. I certainly look forward to new opportunities and getting to know better many of the residents of “The Islands”. Our new studio is located on the south end of Nowhereville.

Our mainland is up for sale. 2700 SQ Meters split into two parcels. One for me the other for my spouse. I much prefer to sell both at once. IM me if you are interested and we can arrange a transaction. The parcel is waterfront and also abuts a Linden road so you are protected on two side. TP here to scope it out. It sits on a large lake system which makes it great for sailing.

This past few weeks has seen over 100 new tunes added to the KONA Radio Playlist. I have a blog dedicated just to KONA Radio and it can be found here:

A nice studio with a view:
Sunrises are beautiful in Nowhereville

Decorating with some classy furniture made by LaDonna Upshaw:
The furniture was no worky

Working on the ID3 tages of my new MP3s:
Working hard


It’s the End of the World! (provided you could log in)

Yay, record number of logins today topping over 68,000. At this moment it has receded to 59,000 and they’ve closed logins. Sigh, not that I’d be able to stay in. It seems we go through this evolution every September when we lose connection. We had a bad card at the local CO that had to be replaced in September 2006, September 2007, and here recently on the 4th of July this year. Now I am getting short disconnects lasting a few seconds every 30 minutes or so. No idea what is going on now since our DSL signal is quiet strong with a D/SNR of 31 decibels. The phone tech set it up so the DSL signal only went to one wall jack, the one the DSL modem is plugged into. Guess what, still disconnecting. So we’ll see what the other techs say about the equipment at the CO or the DSLAM since they were on holiday. Either their gear is bad or my modem is failing in some sort of odd manner.

On a positive note KONA Radio keeps on trucking despite the bad connections. At its worst I was able to activate the Auto-DJ and have it carry the stream for a few hours until the connection stabilized. I’ve been adding some more artist to the play list to include Isaac Hayes, The Animals, and The Wonder Stuff. Here’s a link to an Isaac Hayes song that makes me laugh my ass off:

I want to wish well to all those people living on the gulf coast as they try to hunker down from Gustav’s onslaught. ( Well all except for one couple who live on a houseboat. I hope your boat joins all the computers the hubby threw overboard)