A Writer. An Artist. A Woman. A Witch. A Storyteller.
My first loves are information, writing, art, and music, all of which are liberally sprinkled throughout this journal. I find inspiration in the quotes, photos, and art of others, which I will often share.
I am not new to blogging or the web. I started back in ‘98 with GeoCities and cycled through EarthLink, LiveJournal, DeadJournal, InsaneJournal, Dreamwidth, Blogger, Expression Engine, WordPress, and Tumblr.
Kirasha is a persona I’ve been playing with in various forms from fiction to roleplay to online handles since the mid-90s. At one point, I tried renaming Kirasha to Ceitdubh, but that didn’t stick. Kirasha’s been with me for too long. In February of 2008, I finally created an account on Second Life®. I’d been looking at the site for months, trying to decide if I wanted to get involved there, and had recently learned some friends were members.
Thus, Kirasha Urqhart was cemented as my online persona.
In real life, I work as a Senior Technical Writer for a cloud services company in Los Angeles, CA and I’m currently preparing to take the exam for my CAPM certificate. I keep the Kirasha name online because it’s what I’m best known by. But, you can also call me ‘JL’, which is what I sign off as in real life.
On this blog, I post crafting, art, writing, journaling, mixed media, nail art, style, planning, spirituality, and general thoughts on life as a single woman in her 40s.
I also blog at Wandering Path, which began as my Second Life blog and has evolved into where I take my discussions on virtual worlds, technology, gaming, digital art, society, politics, and entertainment.
After writing and blogging for many years, I found myself at a place where I didn’t have the time to write posts and then found it hard to come back and maintain the same outlook as older posts. So, in the summer of 2018, I archived everything on this site to my private journal on Dreamwidth so I might begin anew with a fresh outlook and creative spirit.