Category Archives: Relationships

Generous by Nature

In his best-selling book, Five Languages of Love, Gary Chapman describes the five primary ways people show love. One of them is by giving gifts. That is my way. I love giving gifts. I mean LOVE. Christmas is my absolute favorite time of year. Find me whistling through the mall and boutiques looking for hours […]

Bring out the Kink!

You already know that I tend towards deviance.  I consider myself fairly kinky but sometimes, my kinkiness sits on the back burner – for much too long. Lately, I feel it simmer and then, I remember- Sparkling, multi-colored, multi-faceted gem butt plugs stuffed away in velvet bags in my lingerie drawer that need a shine. […]

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You can hide your face but you are still highly exposed. Anyone can find you on those innumerable escort advertising sites, including creeps and stalkers, including your old sorority sisters, including your family. No matter what security measures you take, your ad will eventually end up in plain view of someone who should never see […]

Two ways to view loss

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” What a fabulous little phrase coined by Dr. Suess. A shining example of the beauty and power of simplicity. Talk about two ways to see the world! Talk about attitude being everything! Recently, I found a similar quote by Khalil Gibran. Simplicity is substituted by poetics […]

Love is Power

“You don’t wait until you’re on your dying bed and decide to love everybody you hated. No. You begin that now. Love everybody. There is power in love. Love is power.” -Cecil Williams

What Love Is And Is Not

I’ve never encountered a more concrete explanation of the intangible topic of love than what Jack Gilbert offers here. Thank you for sharing this with me (you know who you are). It has become one of my favorite poems of all time. The Great Firesby Jack Gilbert Love is apart from all things.Desire and excitement […]

What No One Talks About

I love to talk about what no one talks about, the taboo, the forbidden, the hidden. And then I usually like to do it. But in this case, I have not done it, but I have a friend who has. No, seriously, I do- a friend. In fact I have a few friends who have […]