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.

Stealing a moment

I am in full pre-party insanity mode, but of course I can’t leave without an update. It has been a nutty week, very busy with work and preparations to head out of town. As timing would have it, work got super busy just about now, and I will be quite slammed when I come home. So it seems prudent to get as much done as I can before I leave, right?

I woke up early yesterday morning (as in 4:00 a.m.) and couldn’t go back to sleep, so I got up and worked a couple of hours, then went back to sleep. Yesterday was supposed to be a day at home, doing laundry and working, and today I was going for a haircut and to get the rental car, packing, etc. So I got up once again, put on the coffee, piled the laundry into the basket and settled in to work. Then my hairdresser calls.

Turns out my appointment was not for this morning, but for yesterday morning. Aaaaaagh!! I panicked. My hair was overdue for a cut and had achieved that rat’s-nest look it gets, not to mention the half-inch of gray roots poking out of my part. Fortunately, she was able to squeeze me in at 1:30, so I forgot about the laundry and work and dashed out to get my hair handled. Back home and back to work. Today I have done the laundry, will pick up the rental a bit later, and then start the ritual of pulling together about a week’s worth of stuff for three days away. Doesn’t everyone need a dozen pairs of panties when they go away for one weekend?

It’s been a strange pre-party for me; I haven’t felt my usual enthusiasm and excitement. And the party buzz on FetLife has been remarkably sparse. Still, I am looking forward to seeing friends and enjoying some play. And there have been some odds and ends of correspondence that awaken my dormant spanko-ness.

This is from the party last February:

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Recently, the above gentleman texted this to me:

My dear, sweet Erica! Can’t wait to have you across my knee.

Well, yum. šŸ˜€ And then there was this little exchange with another friend:

Him: It’s been a long time since I caned your bottom. Why is that?
Me: It has indeed. I have no idea.
Him: Want me to? You know I’d love to.
Me: Yes, please.

So, I am going to try to focus on looking forward. There are several people who are not going this year, and who I will miss fiercely, but that’s the way it goes. As always, there is the promise of newness, of potential new friends and play experiences, as well as the comfort of familiar faces and rituals. The days will pass quickly, and I’ll be bitching about post-party drop before you know it.

And last but definitely not least: Happy 22nd anniversary to the love of my life. Thank you for sticking with me all this time. I love you with every beat of my heart.

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7 thoughts on “Stealing a moment

  1. bklynny0856 on said:

    Love the polka dots šŸ˜šŸ‘

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  2. Anticipation spices the soup

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  3. bklynny — one of my favorite pairs!

    potomacker — very true.

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  4. ValleysPixie on said:

    I am so looking forward to your post-party wind down report, in whatever a good time-frame for you will be! Unlike you,I am looking back on time away this week just gone, which consisted of walking on the beach, hunting for shells (no good finds this time), eating outstanding fish dishes and small-batch-made ice cream, and unexpectedly doing gardening for someone else! Like you, however, I had hairdresser-panic-mode on last week just before my holiday when I had mis-planned an appointment booking. As ever, my amazing hairdresser was totally unfazed and just rebooked me into her crazy schedule, ready for me to go away. And like you, I packed far too much underwear (nothing anywhere like as cute as yours; sassy polka dots!) but I am back now. I am looking forward to a busy weekend before work next week as Project Declutter will be continuing. Hope your week will be the tops; you’ll have earned it!

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  5. Glad to see your blog is back, have missed you for over a year

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  6. You are a privileged girl, at the receiving end of such, well, texting.

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  7. VP — I have no idea when I’ll be able to catch up with a report at this point, but it was a good party indeed!

    Gary — thank you so much.

    MrJ — I am, you know.

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