Erica Scott: Life, Love and Spanking

Ruminations, opinionated observations, darkly humorous blathering and the occasional rant from an outspoken spanko and unapologetic attention wh–, um, hog.

Archive for the month “July, 2014”

Terrific Top Tuesday

Fetlife can have “Topless Tuesday.” I like mine much better. 🙂

Two years! Can you believe it? I can’t. We’ve come a long way with our top/bottom relationship/friendship and have weathered a few storms. But he gets me, and I get him. He understands what I need, what pushes my buttons, and he accepts and embraces the good, the bad and the ugly. He welcomes both my tears and my laughter.

Well, sort of.

I laughed at him in the middle of our scene yesterday. Oh, kids, I couldn’t help myself. In the middle of an intense flurry, the type where my mind was battling with my body in order to process it, he uttered two words: “Take that!”

Does anyone say that, really? Except in the stories? I’m sorry… I lost it. I started giggling madly into the couch cushion under my face.

“Excuse me?” he said. “You find this funny?” Which made me laugh even harder. Which prompted him to (lightly) slap my thigh. “Really, this is amusing to you?”

“I can’t help it!” I blurted. ” ‘Take that! and THAT!’ You sound like a cartoon character!”

Oh, dear. Wrong. Thing. To. Say.

He swung right into Top Mode (which, as you know, in the right circumstances with the right person, is unbearably hot). When he started in on my thighs, I curled my feet up and clamped his hand down so he couldn’t move it. “Put those down!” he ordered. “You stop that right now, young lady.”

It was like a light switch flipped. I felt my semi-submissive alter ego kick in and I put my legs down, and the mad giggling stopped. 

“You do not laugh at me,” he scolded, punctuating his words with hard smacks. “I don’t like that. Do you understand me?”

“Yes,” I mumbled.

“I’m sorry, I didn’t hear you.”


He gave me another thigh whack. “Take that! So, did that feel like a cartoon?”


Lesson learned. Thou shalt not laugh at “Take That.” No matter how cheeseball it is.

Ah, but it was all in fun. See? No hard feelings. 🙂

A quick aside, speaking of Topless Tuesday — are you familiar with the expression “photo-bombing”? That’s when an outside party insinuates themselves somehow into another person’s photo, usually with funny results. Last night, perusing Fetlife, I saw a picture of one of my friends, Tasha, taking a selfie — and there behind her, mugging in the background, was Alex, completely topless. How did Tasha caption this photo?

That’s right. “Photo-boobing.”

I damn near fell off my chair, I was laughing so hard. I don’t know if she just made that up, or if photo-boobing is a “thing.” But if it isn’t a thing, it should be. 

Happy Hump Day. Back to work with me.

Where are these from — anyone know?

OK, screw nostalgia. Johnny Carson shtick went over like a lead balloon, so I’ll get to something more pertinent. I just saw this photo on one of the bazillion spanko Tumblr sites out there, and I’ve never seen it before. It was uncredited; any ideas?

I think this is stunning! I love the color, the contrast of her full bottom and tiny waist, and that damn near impossible curve in her back. Beautiful. 

Also, because I have OCD, I appreciate the evenness of the color as well. Yeah, it wraps the right hip and thigh a wee bit, but you know, what price art. No short shorts for her for a while.

And while we’re at it, any ideas where this came from? Again, uncredited:

I’m not a big fan of corners, but this is so artistic — the shading, the way her head is dipped down, the innocence of stuffed animals and dolls juxtaposed with the sexuality of a nude young woman. The only thing I don’t like is that stupid cactus. Why is that in there?

And finally, anyone know the origin of this one?

Oh, wait… that’s me. Never mind. 😀

OT: Who remembers this guy?

I am going to be seriously dating myself with this entry, but… oh well. Last week as I was driving the 405 Freeway, I passed the Slauson exit — as I did, I couldn’t help thinking, “Take the Ventura Freeway to the Harbor Freeway to the San Diego Freeway to some other freeway until you get to the Slauson cut-off, get out of the car, cut off your Slauson, get back in the car…” Sound familiar to anyone?

Back before Jimmy Fallon, before Jay Leno, there was Johnny Carson, host of the Tonight show. He had a collection of characters he played from time to time (like Carnac the Magnificent), but my all-time favorite was Art Fern, host of the Tea-Time Movie.

If you’ve never seen this character, you missed out. Dressed in a loud orange jacket and wearing an oily black pompadour wig, Art Fern would roll his eyes, wave a pointer around and use his nasal whine to describe some really bad (fake) movies, whose stars’ names rhymed and always included some weird animal, such as Squirt, the Wonder Clam. He’d also present some outrageous ads, and to help him hawk his wares was the Uber-Stacked Matinee Lady, played by Carol Wayne. The sketch would be riddled with sexual innuendo and comments about her breasts — pretty risqué for the time. When the commercial would end, he’d return the viewers to the movie, which would play for about two seconds and then the camera would cut back to Art and Matinee Lady making out. 

Unfortunately, a lot of Carson’s classic sketches cannot be found online. I don’t know whether it’s because they are property of NBC, or you have to buy the Johnny Carson DVDs in order to see them, or what, but I’ve never been able to find Art Fern clips… until now. I found one on YouTube — it’s not complete, but most of it is intact, and it contains a lot of the familiar shtick (including the Slauson cut-off).

Wanna laugh? Take a break and watch this. It’s a little dated, but I think it’s still funny. And I don’t know about you, but laughs are very welcome to me these days. The sound isn’t great, so turn your speakers on high. Damn, I still miss Johnny. Enjoy.

Friday hodgepodge

Two years ago today, I met this man for coffee…

And y’all know where that went. 🙂 Today, I have a top, a protector, a friend who takes care of me. Sometimes, we all just need to be taken care of, no? Well, I know I do, anyway.

I got to see him briefly yesterday — I had driven 40 miles to meet with my finance guy for lunch, and Steve’s house was between that locale and my place, so I stopped by on my way home and saw his house for the first time. No play, though… he had to rush out and I needed to get home and work. But we will celebrate our two-year anniversary this coming Tuesday.

And next month, I will be celebrating 18 years with this character:

I’ve had a lot of ups and downs lately; more downs, unfortunately. But despite that, today, I am feeling grateful. I have good people in my life, and I am loved.

In other news… Unless you’ve been under a rock the past couple of days, you’ve noticed the mini-tsunami rolling through the spanko blogosphere — the trailer for the “Fifty Shades of Dreck” movie! No, I’m not going to link it here; it’s already been linked ad nauseam. It was even on the Tonight show. I did watch it, though. As predicted, even the trailer is cliché-riddled. The two leads are predictably and perfectly gorgeous (because God forbid we should pay $13 to watch two average-looking schnooks engage in wannabe BDSM). Although Dakota Johnson (Anastasia) is doing her best “I’m-really-pretty-but-I’m-dressed-down-to-look-frumpy-and-insecure” bit. You can see that her hair is in a nondescript ponytail in the beginning, but you know that hair will come down and fly erotically around her ecstatic face sooner or later. Meh. What crap.

But of course, the Missionary Mommies who devoured the books will flock to the theater like demented sheep to sit and squirm in their seats, shoveling popcorn in their faces while dampening their panties over Jamie Dornan (Christian Grey). heavy sigh

Oh, well. Guess I’d better brace myself — if there’s this much buzz over a freaking trailer, I don’t even want to think about when the movie actually opens.

And finally… I knew I forgot something when I wrote about fantasies gone bust the other day. I knew it, and yet I couldn’t come up with it. However, it came back to me this morning, and it’s too good not to share, albeit a little late.

Anyone remember Shadow Lane’s classic oldie, Spoiled Rotten, with Keith Jones and Tanya Foxx? Still one of my favorites, rich with fantasy fodder. For me, one of the hottest scenes was when Keith chases Tanya around a pool table, then finally traps her and bends her over the table for a spanking/strapping. From the first time I saw that scene (and I’ve lost count of how many times total I’ve seen it), I fantasized about being spanked over a pool table.

Guess what? It happened, about 10 years ago. I was visiting my play partner at the time, and he was spanking me in every room in the house. When we got to the den, I saw the pool table and my eyes lit up. Yes! Yes, please! 


It was uncomfortable as @#$%. The side of the table dug into my hipbones; a pillow would have helped, but really, in the movies, who stops to get a pillow or whatever to make those steamy scenes more comfortable? The table, despite the felt covering, was very hard under my face. And the worst part? It was like an echo chamber — every blow he imparted reverberated through the table and went right into my ear. So much for that fantasy!

Have a great weekend, y’all. Oh, and welcome back to our beloved Bonnie!

Fantasy vs. reality

I just finished proofreading a very hot book, which was kind of a take-off on the old Fantasy Island series, but with kinky fantasies. It followed the exploits of four couples, intertwined throughout the story, and of course, because this is fiction, everyone’s fantasy was realized with utter perfection. Which got me thinking (always a dangerous thing) about fantasies that were far better than their real counterparts.

I was extremely lucky in the spanking department. One of my biggest fears, when I was about to be spanked for the first time, was that the actual experience wouldn’t come anywhere near what I’d built up in my head after years and years of thinking about it. But that first time, as many of you know, was mind-blowing. However, I’ve had a couple of other sexually related “flops” that I thought it would be fun to share, and hopefully encourage others to share theirs.

Remember, I didn’t lose my virginity until I was 26. But in the years prior, I’d read a ton of romance novels, which made the simplest actions sound like four-star interludes. Like showering together.

The morning after I finally had sex for the first time, my partner asked if I’d like to take a shower with him. Would I!! Oh, the imagery. I’d read plenty of scenes about steamy showers and baths with a lover, kissing under the stream of water, soaping each other up intimately, being slammed up against a shower wall… bring it on, baby.

However, I didn’t realize that this particular gentleman, once he exited the bed, reverted back to a buddy and nothing more. No morning-after snuggles or cuddles, no lingering looks or touches, nothing. When I got into the shower with him, that’s exactly what we did: shower. He went about the business of washing his hair and so forth, and left me on my own. The only encounter we had was when he took the washcloth and scrubbed my back for me. Not sensually, but in a very brisk, impersonal manner. Well, crap. 

You can imagine how I felt — newly de-virginized, my head spinning, my body aching, disoriented from lack of sleep and new stimuli, and now, this same man who engaged in all manner of intimate activity with me just a few hours ago would barely acknowledge me. What the @#$% was wrong with this picture? More important, what the @#$% was wrong with me??

Meh. Fortunately, I learned later (from the man himself), that he wasn’t the touchy-feely type, or the romantic type. Whatever. Y’all will be happy to know that since then, I’ve had my share of sexy showers. Much, much better.

But wait, there’s more.

How many movies and TV shows have we watched with this familiar scene: The lovers, near a table, or a desk, or a counter, or pretty much any flat surface, shove everything aside with a rustle and a clatter in the heat of passion, and make mad love right on top of said surface? Hot stuff, yes? Yes, please. I really wanted to experience that.

About 20 years ago, I was “dating” (I put it in quotes, because really, it was little more than screwing) a younger man, who had a libido that wouldn’t quit and loved to do it anywhere, anytime. One night, we were making out in my kitchen — items of clothing had been removed and he had me backed up against the counter. Suddenly, in one of those delicious rom-com moves, he grabbed me and hoisted me up onto the counter.

And after that, it went spectacularly wrong.

As he did so, I crashed into a small turntable of items (salt and pepper shakers, kitchen timer, can of cooking spray, etc.) and sent them rolling around behind me with a ruckus. I leaned back, clunked my head on the bar behind me, then struggled back up, partially sitting, but leaning back on my elbows. Very uncomfortable. Meanwhile, he was trying to angle himself properly, but the counter was just a little bit too high and, well, let’s just say it wasn’t quite working. Trying to get situated, he grabbed my hips and shifted me forward toward the counter’s edge, which made my coccyx (tailbone) bang against the hard surface (not a good pain). And finally, we, er, connected, but the angle was still so awkward, my tailbone hurt, I could feel an errant salt shaker grinding into my vertebrae, and it was about as sexy as a pelvic exam. 

After a few thrusts, he paused, looked at me and said, “You know, this kinda sucks.” I burst out laughing and replied, “It always looks so hot in the movies!” He laughed too, and then he lifted me off the counter and carried me to my bedroom, where we finished things properly. 

So, do tell. Any fantasy-gone-wrong stories out there? Spanking or purely sex? Would love to hear. 🙂

(And no, I’m not seeing Steve this week. But we will make up for it next Tuesday. As it happens, it’s good timing that he can’t make it, because I’m swamped with work. Break time is over — must get back to it.)

Things I’d love to see

You guys have heard me bitch about annoying people at the gym before, so this is nothing new. The beefy grunters who, every time they hoist a weight the size of a small car, let out a roar that sounds like they’re giving birth. The chatters who yammer on the phone while they’re working out, and don’t have indoor voices. And one of my favorites: the texters who use gym equipment as if it were their living room furniture.

Last week, I waited for 20 — that’s twenty — minutes for the quad machine while a woman sat on it and texted. I was this close to going to get a manager to haul her ass off of there, when she finally picked herself up and moved to another machine, where she continued her texting. Must have been some conversation. Jeez, lady. Why don’t you save the money you spend on your gym membership and go park your butt at Starbucks instead?

But today took the cake. A young woman was draped over the hamstring curl machine. For those of you unfamiliar with gym equipment, the hamstring apparatus looks like something you could find at a spanking party or in a dungeon.

You lie on this doohickey, put your feet under the platform, then curl your feet up toward your butt — this exercises the muscle that runs down the back of your legs. It also makes your bottom look really, really nice.

However, this woman was not curling anything. She had herself in position, with her perky little butt, clad in tight shorts that barely cleared her sit spots, but she wasn’t gripping those handles you see up front. No, she was propped up on her elbows (which arched her back, making that perky butt stick up even more), and she was busily texting.

I did my circuit, and every time I finished one machine and moved to the next, I glanced back over. Yup, she was still there. If anyone wanted to use that machine, they were SOL. She had claimed it, and was completely oblivious to anyone who might have been waiting for it. Several minutes passed; I thought, “She has to get up sooner or later.” Turned out, it was much later.

If she had any thought process at all, I’m sure it went something like this: “Look at meeeee… I’m so cute, and my butt is so perfectly perky, that I can get away with hogging this equipment while I exercise my manicured li’l fingers, and y’all can just wait for me, K?” But I doubt she was thinking anything at all. She was just clueless.

Here’s what I would have enjoyed: If one of the hunky trainers sauntered over, positioned himself behind her, and gave that perky butt a mighty, resounding SMACK, loud enough to make everyone stop what they’re doing and look. She’d jerk upward, her phone would go flying, and she’d turn her big indignant eyes on her perpetrator, who would calmly smile and say, “Use it or get off it, princess.” And the entire gym would cheer.

Well, I can dream, can’t I?

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