It’s a special month for many causes, but one that is personal for me is brain injury awareness. Last fall the Brain Energy Support Team launched their #5forsuperheroes campaign. Many of our residents supported this giving campaign and I am so grateful. Here’s the article BEST published on their blog; http://bit.ly/1lsIkfk. Check it out. Etopia is home to many nonprofits that support communities and individuals in need or simply to spread awareness, educate, and enhance our quality of life. Wander the Etopia Island Plaza and the Coastal Village on Etopia Prime to learn more. Let’s show these terrific people and
Etopia is about education and community. We never miss an opportunity to engage in either or both. I see this every day whether Wraith is sharing information about mediation techniques or Patrick is showing off the bike shop to a new visitor. So it’s no surprise that one of our favorite fans, Zinnia Zauber, brought her class to Etopia to learn more. #EtopiaSL
My passion for nonprofits, education, and creative uses of online tools for greater effectiveness and impact come together in my Second Life project; Etopia. I’m so proud to have Etopia featured in the January 2016 issue of Eclipse Magazine; http://bit.ly/1JbuRDC For those unfamiliar with Second Life, it’s a virtual environment in which users interact with each other and a world they create. Think of it as a social platform on steroids. It’s also a platform for enhancing the way we work together. My goal with the virtual environment I helped create and continue to build upon is to allow visitors
Winter is here, both in our first lives and at Etopia. For most of us the Etopia winter is mild and doesn’t require the winter gear of our first lives unless, like me, you have a ton of brand new mesh sweaters and boots. But if in your first life you have a great pair of boots you love that just don’t quite keep your toes as warm as you like, then here’s an inexpensive and easy do-it-yourself trick from IntenseAngler’s YouTube channel.