[Originally posted on Tumblr, 19 March, 2014]
I have recently bought my first land in SL, and it’s been a really nice
experience. It had taken a few days to visit numerous vacant parcels on
the mainland until I found what I was looking for. What used to be three
smaller adjoining parcels, I joined into one and put up a tent.
Decorating the house has been a lot of fun, but that’s a different topic.
Having seen so many deserted and un(der)developed parcels on the
mainland, I liked the idea of buying a mainland parcel and making it
nice, not just for me. Sure, I guess my land is nothing special, but it
does feel like home and I’ve enjoyed working on it. Plus, it felt really
nice when I got an IM the other day from a neighbor I haven’t met in
person yet, just saying “Welcome to the neighborhood. Your place is
P.S. I can’t thank enough my friend Duncan, who has helped me so much with everything.