Whip it, Whip it Good

burlapThe evening has come, my darling is asleep and it is time for the hour I have been waiting for. This is the hour where I can take all that I suppressed throughout the day and release the pain, judgment, and shame. I carefully undress and grab the garment that is assigned for this hour. As I adorn the scratchy material, I go to my closet and grip the leather-bound tool to administer my assignment. Continue reading

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Be Contagious

This story begins in a nail salon. No, it isn’t about the infections you can potentially contract by going to a nail salon after shaving your legs. Instead, I would like to share how a routine trip to the salon, turned into something so beautiful, I left with chills covering my prickly legs. Continue reading

A Love Letter: Dear Baron…

Dearest Baron,

I would like to use the cliché and say, “You had me at hello”; however, we both know this isn’t the case. I watched you and your movements from afar for what seemed like an eternity, willing myself to get up the courage to approach you. You saw me, our eyes made contact, and then you carried on. Foolishly, I believed I could continue to creep up slowly and go unnoticed. Just when I had mustered up the courage to give you a cool, collected greeting, you beat me to the punch. Continue reading

Faith, Family & Factory

My father always told me that to keep from getting overwhelmed you need to decide what your priorities are and leave the rest be. He is a very wise man whom I like to refer to as Bubba. He is also known as Bobby from others who love him. He is a phoenix of a man, one who you might attribute to being a rare, mystical creature who has successfully navigated the world of being surrounded by estrogen and estrogen alone. Continue reading