Site News: Is the Good of Yesterday Coming Back?

Hi everyone! ๐Ÿ‘‹

I hope everyone is having a great week so far! ๐Ÿ˜€

When I started The Good of Yesterday, I had every intention to continue on with it. Sadly I was not able to continue with it at that time, as things had gotten very complicated in my life. So I placed it on the back burner along with The Wake of December (I’m very sad to say that I lost that saved game ๐Ÿ˜ญ), but now…things have gotten better for me!

I am excited to announce that The Good of Yesterday will be making a comeback this summer! I have already gotten some things ready for the story and am in the process of writing it right now. I will keep you all updated as I go along.

If you don’t follow that story, I hope that you do! It’s going to be a good one, I think. ๐Ÿ˜‰ If you do follow it already, then a thousand times thank you so much for your support!

Last time you saw Sparrow Monroe, she was a teenager. Just to give you a sneak peak, here’s a picture of her as a young adult:

Sparrow Monroe

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Site Update – 12/20/18

Hello all!

First off, I’d like to take this time to thank everyone who has followed and read this story throughout the years! Without you, I probably would’ve quit this story after the first crash–LOL. However, you all have kept me going and I appreciate that, so thank you!!!

Secondly, I wanted to let you all know that this story will definitely go on. In fear that my laptop would be going out any day now (it’s been really slow and it’s over 2 years old), I had decided to transfer the story over to my desktop, which is a much newer and better system. Well last night, I started the stages of transferring it over, but I ran into the problem of not having two of the EPs I originally had on my laptop (Pets, WA, and IP have been missing for awhile and I can’t find it to save my life! ๐Ÿ˜ฆ ). So I was able to make a new game and save that one, then transfer that Meta.data file over to The Willows Saves file, overwriting that Meta.data file. However, that didn’t work because I didn’t have the same world installed on this game that I had on my laptop. So then I had to download Alpine County onto my desktop and install it into this game. Once I did that and loaded my game up, everything loaded just fine!

So from the next chapter on up, everything is going to change. You won’t see anyone else from the Willow family anymore, as you’ll be seeing Adelia’s story from here on out. I will eventually post all the other characters up for download, if anyone wants them too. ๐Ÿ™‚

And lastly, I have created a new blog that will showcase all of my stories as well as creations and anything else I do with the Sims. I purchased a domain for it and am almost done getting it all setup. So when it’s done, I will post it here to let you all know! ๐Ÿ˜€

Thank you all again for being such amazing readers and supporters, I appreciate you all so much!!!!

EDIT TO ADD: So I feel stupid now! I figured out that all I had to do was enter in the product codes for the games I was missing into Origins and it redownloaded. ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™€๏ธ Thanks goodness I still had the packaging for IP and Pets! I also found the CD for the base game! Only thing still missing is WA, but that’s not detrimental right now. ๐Ÿ™‚

Story Reviews Request

Hi readers! ๐Ÿ™‚

I hope you like the new look! As mentioned in my previous post, I am dealing with my husband’s illness, so I will only be working on this story and have postponed the contest until further notice. In the meantime, I am asking you all a favor…

Before I continue on with this story, I would like some feedback from you all. Just a few sentences on how you like or don’t like this story, what you like best about it or what you don’t like about it, blah blah blah. This is to just help me stay motivated and would lift my spirits to see some feedback.

You can submit your reviews here in the Comments section below. I really appreciate it! โค

Site News – 12/2/17

Hi everyone,

First off, an apology is in order. I havenโ€™t updated in awhile because my family and I are dealing with a major illness in the family. Itโ€™s not me, but my husband who was diagnosed with kidney disease. His legs are so swollen and red and his kidneys are in pain as well as among other symptoms heโ€™s been experiencing. On top of that, he also has an umbilical hernia and a slipped disk from an old construction injury.

Since he is sick, he wonโ€™t be able to work that much longer, which forced me to get a 2nd part-time job, which is why I havenโ€™t been active lately.

In the meantime, for my own mental therapy, I will be working on The Life & Times of the Willows. I don’t know when my next update will be, but it will be within this month.

Thanks for following my story and keep your eye out for Chapter 3.7.

The Real Sims World Challenge – Contest Review

realsimsworldchallenge

Hello again!

In honor of everyone’s generosity and sincerity, as promised, I have for you information on my new contest, The Real Sims World Challenge. To read up on the contest and to enter during the week of submissions, click on the link below. You may also want to follow that blog, as the contest will be 6 weeks long!

If you have any questions about the contest, please view the Questions section first to see if I have already answered them. If not, then please post your questions in the comments part of the Questions section of the contest blog and I will get back to you ASAP.

Prize information have been added to the Questions section as well.

I want to enter The Real Sims World Challenge!

Generation 3 Winner Announced!

This was a veeeery close vote. It pretty much stayed tied throughout majority of the time. I didn’t expect to get so many votes this early on–19 to be exact–so thank you very much for your participation!

Now onto the winner of the Generation 3 Heir!

And the winner is…

Adelia

Adelia Maureen Willow!

With 7 out of 19 votes

Now I’ve been sick with a viral infection in my throat for the past week and a half, which was the only reason why I was able to spit out these last couple of chapters, including the poll so quickly. I go back to work tomorrow, so I won’t have this much time anymore, but I will start working on chapter 1 of generation 3 tonight. Feel free to comment or ask any questions you may have in the meantime.

Thanks again for everyone’s participation and we shall continue on with generation 3 of The Life & Times of the Willows! ๐Ÿ™‚

Generation 3 Heir Poll

Hey guys! I want to thank you for reading generation 2 and for sticking around during my long hiatuses. I feel so proud of myself for pushing through it all and completing this generation. I’ve never been able to do that before, LOL. Anywho, now onto the generation 3 heir poll!

The following are the children Max and Annalise had together in addition to Adelia. They go in the order of birth.

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Adelia

Adelia Maureen Willow

Adelia is the only child of Max Willow and Quinn Carter.

Personality: Adelia is all about her family and cares deeply for anyone who returns the affection. She thrives on being wanted and has a strong desire to have a big family someday. She loves to socialize, but her hot-headed temper makes it hard for others to get very close to her sometimes.

Current Age: 23

LTW: Surrounded By Family

Zodiac: Aries

TRAITS

  • Hopeless Romantic
  • Social Butterfly
  • Family Oriented
  • Hot-Headed
  • Over-Emotional

FAVORITES

  • Food: Dim Sum
  • Music: Songwriter
  • Color: Red

Landon

Landon Maxwell Willow

Landon is the oldest child of Max and Annalise Willow together, but Max’s second born.

Personality: Landon is very competitive, but is by all means not an athletic person. He prefers to be around friends and family and hates to be alone. He prides himself on his handiness skills and is a child at heart.

Current Age: 20

LTW: Master Mixologist

Zodiac: Taurus

TRAITS

  • Childish
  • Social Butterfly
  • Frugal
  • Nurturing
  • Handy

FAVORITES

  • Food: Cookies
  • Music: Country
  • Color: Aqua

Madeline

Madeline Anise Willow

Madeline is the second child of Max and Annalise Willow together, but Max’s third born.

Personality: Madeline is the spunky one of the bunch and isn’t afraid to get her hands and feet wet. Definitely taking after her father, she jumps right into action wherever needed and will take a beating if she has to. She’s thrives on making people laugh and taking care of dogs, and desires to become a Veterinarian someday.

Current Age: 17

LTW: None Yet

Zodiac: Pisces

TRAITS

  • Brave
  • Dog Lover
  • Good Sense of Humor
  • Light Sleeper

FAVORITES

  • Food: Tri-Tip Tofu Steak
  • Music: Classical
  • Color: Red

Shiloh

Shiloh Declan Willow

Shiloh is the youngest child of Max and Annalise Willow.

Personality: Shiloh is the baby and is naturally doted on the most, although he hates the attention and prefers to do things on his own. He’s very well liked in his school and has no problem getting a girl to like him. Taking after his father’s talent in sculpting, he desires to be a sculptor someday.

Current Age: 16

LTW: None Yet

Zodiac: Aquarius

TRAITS

  • Absent-Minded
  • Friendly
  • Heavy Sleeper
  • Savvy Sculptor

FAVORITES

  • Food: Spaghetti
  • Music: Classical
  • Color: Lime Green

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The polls will remain open until: August 14th, 2016

TL&TW’s 2nd Anniversary!

two whole year

I just realized that as of the month of January, I have had this legacy story blog for two years now! I’m incredibly late, but I’d like to thank all of you for reading and following this story for this long and for being patient with me through all of the mishaps! I not only write for myself, but I write for you too, and your support is very overwhelming and much appreciated! Here’s to another two years!

Site News – 11/16/15

*Sigh* So, here’s what happened…

On November 11th, my father passed away due to his long 19-year battle with heart disease. In June, he had a stroke, and then in mid-August, he had a second stroke. After his stroke, it left him pretty messed up. He was able to move around and everything, but it had affected part his brain. While he was in the hospital, he was very confused, scared, and would hallucinate. They had to restrain in the bed because he was getting physical with the nurses (which is completely unlike him), and heย  escaped the hospital twice. He was in there for three weeks before he was finally able to come home, which was a very good thing because he almost went to a psych ward. He seemed to have been doing as good as can be expected, but apparently his heart just gave out on him unexpectedly. He died peacefully at home, which is comforting, and not somewhere in public or in the hospital.

So of course, this prevented me from working more on the next chapter. His funeral is this Saturday, and I still have several homework assignments to catch up on, so it looks like I will have some time next week to continue on with the chapter. Once again, thank you for being patient and sticking around.