I started from humble beginnings. A gravel driveway. A wood-burning furnace. A barrel where we burned our trash. A well from which we got our water.
Though the last of six kids, I felt lonely.
I wanted to learn about the world and see what was out there. I would later visit countries such as Germany, Belgium and France. I would even work in Italy for two summers as a props master for an opera company.
I yearn to travel again.
My current escapism is through writing, a passion of mine that I am trying to make my career. However…
The third season of “Bordertown” is available on Netflix. If the series ended today, viewers would crave more while imagining the possibilities if the story continued.
Kari Sorjonen, played brilliantly by Ville Virtanen, is an investigator with the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in Helsinki, Finland. The stress of work, mixed with his idiosyncratic methods, puts tension on his home life. His wife Paulina, beautifully portrayed by Matleena Kuusniemi, has just beaten brain cancer and pleads with Kari for a lifestyle change.
Kari and Paulina, along with their daughter Janina — played with controlled power by Olivia Ainali, move…
On a darkened theater stage, she gave the cue for her spotlight. Daphne Storm, wearing heels and a wig, dominated the space with her nearly seven-foot frame.
She lip-synced and strolled downstage, signaling another spotlight for the man to her side. His shirt fit tightly over his chiseled torso as he played the character of a confused submissive.
Daphne sauntered over to him and put a collar around his neck, taking control. The young man ripped off his shirt and the audience erupted seeing this tanned Adonis. Daphne pulled on the leash attached to his collar and walked him across…
“The writer’s responsibility is to increase, develop our senses, expand our vision, heighten our awareness and enrich our articulateness.”
~Anaïs Nin, from The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 5
When I wrote about what I learned as an erotic writer for The Indiependent, I thought that I was able to get past the stigma of writing erotica.
I was mistaken.
There is a strange hypocrisy concerning the world of sex and sexuality. Unfortunately, those of us who love writing and advocate for equality are caught in the middle of this context battle.
“When are you going to have kids?”
Have you ever had an athlete as a lover?
Have you ever had a fantasy about an athlete?
Is there a sport that when you watch, you get aroused?
Did you ever sneak under the bleachers?
Ever make out in the locker room?
Sexy Sports Sunday Secrets Challenge
1. Tell us a sexy story — true or fictional — that involves an athlete or sports.
2. Write a post or summarize it as a comment on this post.
3. If you write a post, reference this prompt and tag friends you think may enjoy playing.
My Story: The Sporty Stepsister…
“Katla” is the Icelandic addition to a streaming library that Netflix grows from around the world. The volcanic beauty of Iceland is entwined with its folklore is this fascinating series about relationhips, how people change and serving a purpose.
The village of Vik in Iceland has been evacuated except for a few people who have permission to stay. The subglacial volcano Katla has been erupting for a year and people have adapted to a life of ash.
One year into this new life, people start emerging from the ashy glacier. …