Seven things you don’t know about Bay Sweetwater

Strawberry Singh recently proposed an intriguing Seven Facts Meme, in which Second Life bloggers reveal seven little-known facts about themselves. Here are mine.

SL Fact #1. If I’m in a sticky or confusing situation IRL, I often find myself asking: What would Bay do? Or I’ll log into SL and ask Bay herself. She usually has good ideas. I think of her as my moral compass.

SL Fact #2. I do most of my RL writing in SL, sitting at my virtual desk in my vitual writing studio in my virtual house. I also have a wearable desk for when I want to write in a virtual woods, or the bottom of the sea, or Inspire Space Park, one of my favorite places. I hardly ever write in RL locales. My inspiration seems to come from SL. I am prouder of being the Poet Laureate of the Elf Circle than of almost anything I’ve accomplished IRL.

SL Fact #3. I first got involved in SL as an observer in a Harvard Law School class on cyberlaw. The first time another avatar said something to me in SL, I panicked. “Oh, no!” I said to the person who was showing me around. “What do I do now?” When she offered me “wardrobe,” I ran away.

SL Fact #4. I love shadows more than almost anything in SL. Except maybe eyes. I have 23 pairs!

SL Fact #5. Bay is very proud of the time she was photographed with Philip Linden hanging out at the  Amazon job fair.

SL Fact #6. I love SL names – the weirder the better. I named the alt who helps me out in machinima Rosemary Trashcan. Bay, on the other hand, is much more laid back and prefers a mellow name like Bay Sweetwater.

SL Fact #7. I have a phobia about those SL shoe bases that squash your feet into such grotesque shapes. I rarely wear high-heeled shoes or boots because of them.



4 Responses to this post.

  1. Mireille's Gravatar

    Posted by Mireille on 14.03.13 at 7:49 pm

    Hi, Bay!
    I enjoyed reading your Seven Facts Meme and I just had to say that I too, am inspired in SL and often come in-world to sit at my virtual desk. I am so happy to know I am not the only one!
    Meeting up with Philip like that – very cool – even with his crazy hair and, well, those pants!
    Best to you,

  2. Maiastarte's Gravatar

    Posted by Maiastarte on 14.03.13 at 7:49 pm

    niice 😀

  3. Strawberry Singh's Gravatar

    Posted by Strawberry Singh on 14.03.13 at 7:49 pm

    SL inspires me so much as well, in so many ways. I love the pictures you shared here, especially the first with your laptop and kitten beside you. Thank you so much for participating! <3

  4. Bay's Gravatar

    Posted by Bay on 14.03.13 at 7:49 pm

    Thanks for your kind comments. This Seven Facts Meme was such a fun thing to do. So many wonderful lists on your blog, Berry. Btw, that’s Misfit next to me in the pic. He’s a little vain and always insists on crowding in!

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