You know that look when you unexpectedly run into an old acquaintance that you wouldn't mind never seeing again? Yeah, that one.
With thanks to Paolo of Wholebean and I Sarah and Mark's Story began here Six weeks. She was supposed to have six weeks to prepare herself for this encounter. Although Sarah had initially been disappointed that between Mark’s schedule and hers there was no earlier date available for the two of them to get together, she … Continue reading Much to Learn: Best Laid Plans
Nothing quite like a roaring fire to keep things warm. Though I generally prefer to not be the source of the heat.
Thoughts prompted by a post from Scarlet I like symbols in general, though I hadn’t really thought of the symbolism of submission until prompted to do so by a 30 days of submission discussion exercise run by a former blogger. The timing was perfect. It was a period of Great Change, though at the time … Continue reading Claddagh
It doesn't take pain, or even a blistering scolding to feel small. Sometimes it's all about context.
With thanks to Paolo of Wholebean and I Sarah and Mark's Story began here It had been a long day at work, though that was hardly unusual. She had only just started in her new position, and they were still testing her. Today had been a trial by fire, and by the time she headed home … Continue reading Much to Learn: Tried as an Adult
It can be a delicate balance- literally- deciding how far to the edge one can sit to minimize the pain before risking the greater pain of falling off.
Kyria's story began here Kyria flounced down on her bed with a dry sob. She bade the tears to come, to bring some relief, but they stubbornly remained hidden. Probably for the best, she thought to herself, this stuff won’t pack itself. She gazed around the tiny room that had been home for the better … Continue reading The Apprentice: The Academy, Part 3
It looks as though she might be, though is this really the best place and time to do so? Seems rather dangerous to me, particularly considering her state of dress. Her face looks far to smug for someone who is merely waiting her turn. I have a feeling she's about to regret that.
We had stopped for tea and cake in a cute little shop. Looking around at the dianty displays, it was difficult to believe that this used to be a shop of an entirely different sort- one that catered to people of our disposition. We were nearly through with the girly portion of the day, and … Continue reading Vulnerability