There Are Two Kinds of People

Model: Domina Mara Taken by: Domina Mara Have you ever read the book before watching the movie and been disappointed because it wasn't what you hoped? Perhaps you saw one despite bad reviews figuring you'd try it anyhow and were pleasantly surprised by how much better it was than you heard? Our prior expectations can truly color an experience.  By having high … [Read more...]

The First Shaky Steps of a Newly Hatched Subsadist

I've been thinking about sadism quite a bit lately. It is conceptually fascinating.  It can live inside just about anyone and range from the smallest blossoming enjoyment of another's pain to enoying creating pain in others as long as the recipient finds pleasure in it, all the way up to those who need to restrain themselves from causing real damage. I've talked some … [Read more...]

Tis The Season To Journal

Christmas is coming.  It's the most wonderful time of the year, isn't it? Unless, of course, it isn't.  The holidays can feel very dark, even when we are in partnerships, and that's not even taking into account that December 21st is the longest night of the year.  Something about the holidays, the hustle and bustle, can bring out the very best in us, and the very worst as … [Read more...]

Floggers and Christmas

Last Christmas I thought I'd be adorable and get Daddy some presents we opened in private (*wink, wink*).  These included a leather strap and, so romantically, a wooden paddle laser etched with the word MINE. I hadn't had any experience with paddles prior to that, but their description said "thuddy," and since I like thuddy, I was on board!  He loved the thought I'd put into … [Read more...]

The Misunderstandings of Littles

Pure Rebel - The Dark Arts- I was still finding myself when I met my Daddy. Correction.  I hadn't even begun trying to find the self I had lost when I met him, yet he inspired me to begin that journey. Along the way, he pointed out to me that I had some of the tendencies of littles.  Having read very little … [Read more...]