Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Last we left the Abernathy household our surprise heir Greta had perished in a terrible inventing accident... 'Mother of the Year' Ami had died trying to fix the Time Machine. Jasper just continued to play in the past and future, not wanting to deal with his garden anymore, and young Gage took the reins, stepping up to be our current Challenge heir. Now an adult Gage's Traits are ...
~Good Kisser .. he only has the 4 traits because of the whole 'why can't I register as a self employed painter issue I accidentally aged him up early to YA and I guess that cost me a trait... I was going to fix it but then decided to just leave it since I messed up last time and the lot is getting glitchy.
And so Gage enters the Painting Career... and ... well he paints.. he paints all the time! That's all he does is paint....
I forced him to call one of the girls he met on one of his only nights out on the town, when he went out to the Bistro and a movie. I mostly picked her because I loved the name.. Trinity Thorn! I was hoping to find a red head but no such luck in my town... sigh. Everyone is starting to look the same!
Anyway, you know the routine by now... flirt, kiss, engagement, marriage..... woohoo ...
Though Gage and Trinity certainly don't bring out my 'luv 'em' feelings they do make a cute couple ... and hopefully a cute new heir!
Trinity - LTW Culinary Librarian 'Learn Every Recipe'
Traits - Hates The Outdoors, Disciplined, Natural Cook, Inappropriate, and Clumsy
Trinity's first night at the house and suddenly I saw the red dagger in Gage's emotions thing... I thought what the heck happened? No one else was mad but socials kept giving me the 'apologize' option for Trinity and Gage's Dad Jasper, so I'm thinking she must have tried flirting or something, LOL. Needless to say with over $500,000 cash on hand Trinity can just spend her days reading, buying all the recipe books and cooking ... she made her LTW in very little time.
.......and Gage paints............
In the midst of all the painting and reading they did manage to present us with our next heir.
Challenge meet Myles. Myles is Eccentric and Insane (Oh boy!) and I rolled the 'Author' Career for him. I also passed on Gage's Deathflower (from Jasper's Challenge) over to his inventory.
Gage ages up ... Trinity finds his new look hysterical... I decided to leave it because I found it funny as well. LOL
And we keep painting... we have however finally made it to the top of the Painting Career. Somehow in the blur of painting and reading I missed the actual notice letting me know he had reached "Master of the Brush".
But he still needs to fulfill the other requirements of the challenge so... back the easels Gage!
As I said... lot is getting glitchy and I'm thinking it's time to move out Myles into his own place when he's old enough.
Jasper finally passes... he lived well over a hundred and I was beginning to wonder if he was glitched as well! Into the Time Stream Jasper.
...and as things move FForward in the house Trinity also ages into an elder... Ha .. not so funny when it's you is it girl!?
Young Stephen King.. I mean .. Myles has aged up as well.
And luckily he isn't afraid of all the ghosts running around... and Ami suddenly had time for children!
Well Gage has finally completed his Career Goals!
-Reach Top of Painting Career ~Check!
-Sell at Least 10 Masterpieces ~Check!
-Own at Least 3 Easels and have Paintings Going at all time ~ Check!
-Paint Portraits of Every Person In Your Household ....
~ and Check!
And so we leave the family with Myles having entered the turbulent teen years. He's registered as a self employed author and wastes no time pushing out those books .. and scoping the neighborhood for a new house!
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Jasper and Ami settle in nicely.
... and her LTW is Bottomless Nectar Cellar.
**Since I played way ahead of what I had blogged I sort of missed alot of pictures concerning Ami. She has since reached her LTW goal mostly through some nectars that were handed down to Jasper, she also bought some bottles at the consignment shop and visited the family who moved into the old Abernathy Swamp home and used their nectar making machines that were still in the cellar to make a few Life and Fire Fruit Nectars.**
Both Ami and Jasper were dedicated to their careers and studied hard to make sure they succeeded.
Of course it wasn't all work and no play. Ami picked up Time Machine as a gift for Jasper on one of her trips to the consignment shop. Woohooing in the Time Stream? .... who says all the adventure is gone once you get married!?
On one of Jasper's trips he returns with this really gnarly new Garden Gnome!
They all seem to really admire the hard work Jasper has put into his garden! Which I also have pretty much zero pictures of..
Jasper is also trying to complete his LTW of Illustrious Author ~ Reach Level 10 in the Writing and Painting Skill.
With all bathrobe wearing that Ami did you'd never know she was preggers!
Welcome to the family Gage!
Roxanne? .. she was one of many ummm, .... children conceived in the Time Stream by Ami and Jasper... some were old, some were just adults all were sent out to start lives of their own. :)
Ami is turning out to be a disaster in the home! If she isn't breaking stuff she is ignoring little Gage while playing games or chatting on the computer. She's so lazy she almost never bothers to get dressed and pretty much lives in her robe and slippers. Finally Jasper decided to hire a maid in hopes that Ami will focus more on little Gage's needs....
Hello .... maid? Gotta say I was giggling everytime he showed up.. must be the hair.
Ami's face says it all... sure now she doesn't have to deal with the drudgery of everyday household chores but dealing with the demands of a toddler still cuts into her computer time!
Jasper has finally reached the top of the Gardner Career! He is still however in search of the elusive Omni Plant!!
Gage has entered childhood. And he is obviously the beneficiary of his mothers looks and demenor.
Gage has rolled Painter for his Career in the Challenge. His traits are currently :
~ Grumpy (..of course!)
...this kid is going to need a makeover for sure!!
Who is this!?!? This is little Greta Abernathy! Apparently Jasper had a fling during one of his time warps and had a child that came back with him. Greta is Inappropriate, a Genius, and Loves the Outdoors. I rolled her Career and got Inventor! I think Gage has just been booted from 'Heirbom'
As usually Ami's at the computer. She takes the time to age up to an elder before returning to her Ogre bashing on WOW.
As usual when it rains it pours as far as birthdays in a sim household go. Jasper also enters his golden days as a Sim.
And with age comes opportunity! Finally the Omni plant seems achievable!!
Yes! Finally ... we have the Omni Plant seeds!!
Greta ages up to teen!!
...sigh.... so Greta , who rolled inventor, decided to play around with the invention table. Of course she catches on fire.. runs to the sprinklers figuring the water would put out the fire .. but ummm.... NO!
And so we are back to Gage as our only heir...
Toodles to Ami ... lazy woman should've known better than to mess with a broken Time Machine!
Greta is a regular in the garden now... she loves the sprinklers!
And FINALLY Jasper completes his Career Challenge for Gardener....
-Reach Top Of Career ~ Check!
-Plant at least one Life Fruit Plant and Death Flower Plant ~Check!
-Give Life Fruit and Death Flower to family member ~Check!
-Only use fruit and veggies you've grown to stock your fridge.. no buying food. ~Check!!
-Grow at least one Omni plant ~Check!!
Father Time finally catches up to Endor.. she's reached all her Challenge goals but not her LTW to be an Astronaut. Still the old girl is giving it her best go and has joined the Military Career.
The homestead is getting a bit crowded. Jasper tries hard to get along with all the past relatives that drop by but sometimes they are just flat out annoying. Nettie loves watching TV with her grandson.
Rolando has a harder time ignoring all the spectral activity in the house. After all him and Endora are getting close themselves to having that dreaded visit from The Grimmeiseter.
Getting soaked and then trying to fix the computer.. not a good idea Endora!
... Endora's last thoughts were that she wanted to pass on in her best outfit and purple hat... not in her granny panties and her hair all frazzled!!
The shock of Endora's untimely death... (ok ok, so he was older than her) ... was more than Rolando could handle.
Rolando - " Hold on, I'm coming my love ... nothing can keep us apart .. and I too am in my man panties!"
Well talk about a house full of spirits. Jasper, now a teenage orphan, decides to not tell anyone about the deaths and quietly buries his parents out in the garden. He only has a few days before he is legally an adult and then he can sell the house and move out of the creepy old swamp. In the meantime he spends as much time at school and with friends as he can. Two girls in particular love having him over... Ami Titus who seems to love to cook. And Mariah Weinstein who seems a bit more of a wild child.
Finally Jasper turns 19! First things first sell the house and buy a new one. Thankfully his parents had quite a valuable collection of nectars and gems in the basement so Jasper was able to buy a very nice home just outside of the town's center. He loved it, it wasn't dark or gloomy and none of that creepy mist floating around!
Jasper was SO excited to start his new life that he even failed to change into his everyday clothes before running off to register with the city to start up his Gardening career. He still mourned the loss of his parents but he also suddenly took notice of all the hot girls walking around.
Jasper wasted no time lining up potential life partners and after finding most of the townie girls either already in relationships or lying about their true ages Jasper finally decided to give his old school chums a call and see if any sparks flew. Mariah was the first to stop by... she umm... looked a bit different from when Jasper last saw her. Jasper wonders if she lost weight or something....
Jasper - "yeah, so after my Dad died I decided.."
Mariah - "yeah yeah whatever so I want kids right away.. and a big wedding not one of those private cheap deals, get it... hey are YOU listening to ME??!"
... things didn't go so good. There is wild child and there is psychotic stalker .... Jasper bid Mariah a hasty Good Bye ... after all what sort of loony shows up for a date in a wedding dress!?
His next date was with Ami. She looked pretty much the same and seemed to still love to cook. Jasper explained to her how crazy some people in town were. Ami agreed and decided some pie would make things better. Ami wound up spending the night .. and another night... and another... we all know where this is going, the house was too big for just Jasper after all...... And so the family puts down some new roots in a new home ....