Challenges and Changes

Hey Susannah – where the heck have you been the last two months? Your blog has been all but abandoned! Funny you should ask…life has been busy! In brief: The commute to Boston had quite literally been harming me. Back in March, my long-existing minor arthritis pain in my hips suddenly flared up into excruciating Read More…

Virgin Fetish

I’ve written about the word virginity before – in the context of not liking the term “taking someone’s virginity”. In that post, I was talking about the first definition of the word below: vir·gin·i·ty vərˈjinədē/ noun 1. the state of never having had sexual intercourse. 2. the state of being naive, innocent, or inexperienced in Read More…

Mindful Breathing

In recent years, I’ve worked on being mindful – on being truly present with others. I’ve dabbled with meditation, although nothing as regular as I’d like. I’ve read some good writing on such things, most notably this little volume which I tend to eventually recommend to most folks I care about: The idea being that Read More…