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Tour of St John for the Virtual Pioneers, Part I

Last evening, St John had a visit from the Virtual Pioneers.

Emmanuelle Huntress, Swimmy Sandalwood, Rudolfo Woodget and I gave a tour of St John to the visitors. We were greatly assisted by Aoife Lorefield, who handled work behind the scenes. Our focus was on the connections between St John and the actual history and city of New Orleans.

I owe all of the tour team a huge thank you! There is no way that I could have given the tour that we gave without your assistance.

Here are the transcripts from our tour. We had so much information that we decided to have a Tour Part II at some point in the future!


[17:05] Gabrielle Riel: Gabrielle Riel: Welcome Virtual Pioneers! Please join me in the square in the center of the sim!

[Note: we started in Duchess Square at http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/St%20John%20Parish/127/112/24.]

[17:05] Talia Sunsong (taliasunsong): Was it haunted?

[17:05] Wisdomseeker (lissena): according to the guides

[17:05] Naring'Nari (joey.aboma): ok so which wa…

St John Tea Transcripts - 09/17/2014

[18:03] Gabrielle Riel: Thank you everyone for coming out for tea tonight!

[18:03] Gabrielle Riel: I don’t intend for this tea to go the entire hour, but I said that last time and we went an hour.

[18:04] Gabrielle Riel: So let’s get moving! There are two topics I have for tonight. 1. Bayou St John and 2. The Virtual Pioneers Tour this coming Sunday evening for which I need volunteers.

[18:04] Gabrielle Riel: Topic 1: Bayou St John

[18:05] Gabrielle Riel: You have probably noticed that I have been working on the sim, but that it’s far from being done.

[18:05] Nola (nola.sapphire): That's the fun, right?

[18:05] Nola (nola.sapphire): ;)

[18:05] Holocluck Henly: an artist must not be rushed

[18:05] Gabrielle Riel grins

[18:06] Roooby (rubyowl.azalee): truth!

[18:06] Gabrielle Riel: Oh man this is sooo different than what I would have heard in New Toulouse!

[18:06] Gabrielle Riel laughs

[18:06] Holocluck Henly: ARARARARAR!!! RAR!

[18:06] Holocluck Henly: better?

[18:06] Gabrielle Rie…

Invitation to the St John Ball: The Beauty of Baroque

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Lady Gabrielle Riel cordially invites you to
The St John Ball: The Beauty of Baroque 
on Saturday, September 13, 1914 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm SLT at The Edison Ballroom in the St John Parish Sim
Light roleplay encouraged Attire: 1890 - 1920 formal, Baroque

St John Tea Transcripts - 09/03/2014

[18:00] Gabrielle Riel: Good evening everyone. Thank you for taking the time to join me for tea.

[18:01] Holocluck Henly is looking for a spot for his wagon for autumn and winter. High hopes for a minute migration

[18:01] Selena (selenaanansi) is here for the pastries

[18:01] Gabrielle Riel: I need to keep tonight’s tea to 30 minutes in length. I have to log out for some RL tasks by 6:30pm SLT.

[18:01] Holocluck Henly: wooo

[18:01] Gabrielle Riel: So I will make this concise, but at the same time I’ll try to not make your heads spin. :-)

[18:01] Holocluck Henly will have an announcement too which is no surprise

[18:02] Gabrielle Riel: Ah yes - I know a good time for that in the meeting

[18:02] Holocluck Henly: :)

[18:02] Gabrielle Riel: St John is on a roll. We had a successful hurricane, which we will discuss in the second half of this meeting.

[18:02] Gabrielle Riel: And we have a new sim! Which will be our first topic.

[18:03] Holocluck Henly: That was quick too. was there a used s…