Age Play, Kinky Camping, and Self Bondage, oh my!

Hello beautiful beings, I have just gotten back from Colorado Leather Fest and re-packed for my upcoming weekend at the Academy of Fetish Arts in Cleveland. The event was an intense emotional ride that many people I know are processing right now. I am so grateful for having attended the class “Queer LeatherSex in the 21st Century” by Sir Luke and His victor, as well as getting to know them better. It was such a delight to reconnect with MitaBear and Team Soup at the event, as well as so many others I had not seen in a long time.…

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Authenticity, Animal Roleplay, Identity, and Connection

Hello beautiful beings, Spring has fully sprung and Denver is alive with greens returning to the trees and the squirrels playing what I call “Squirrel TV.” What is Squirrel TV you ask? It is when I can sit for hours at my front windows watching the squirrels live out their lives full of delight, drama, challenge, and stillness – because who needs TV when you can have squirrels.  I just got back from Austin, Texas, where I had the honor of getting to teach and lead five classes or discussions at Leather Pride in Texas. I loved getting to co-lead…

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Queer Magic, Erotic Pain Processing, and Leather Pride

Hello beautiful beings, This past week I did something for the first time – I put one of tarot spreads out into the world.This This past week I did something for the first time – I put one of tarot spreads out into the world. The RACK tarot spread is a way to examine risk, awareness, consent, and the kinks in our life using tarot cards, whether doing divination or as journaling prompts… or even if looking for inspiration when planning an erotic encounter with a partner. Combining this with attending a great tarot class with Kaí Henderson from Our Daily Magic…

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Traversing Gender, Chain Bondage, and Negotiations

Hello beautiful beings, My heart has been shaking as of late as I watch the truly toxic legislations and attempts at legislation against transgender people and transgender children specifically. There are a lot of people I know out there who do not understand that, as a recent meme I saw said, transgender people are not trying to turn cisgender children into trans children. We are trying to help transgender children become adults. The sheer number of trans youth who try to commit suicide because of not being supported is staggering, and having the very states and countries in which you live devalue…

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Practicing Tools, Power Exchange, Oral, And Butt Ropes

Hello beautiful beings, The snow is falling in a mad flurry in Denver, a reminder that winter has not yet wrapped up and that it is okay to still have our spirits bundled up kept warm. I have been dancing with my own complexities of spirit and body alike, finding support when I remember to during the challenges of relationship evolution, body pain, and emotional flow alike. Perhaps my spine and hips have known the snow is coming again, or perhaps it is simply being in my body. Yesterday I was given the chance to talk with someone else who…

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Vulnerability, Cancelations, and Appearances

Dear beautiful beings, This is a tender letter to write. I hope it will be received with support and love, as I know the process of writing it is being one that has been imperfect in giving myself those things. Giving ourselves love and support is a practices, and practices require practice. I am practicing here with you. Over the past 6 weeks, my migraines, vertigo (likely my Meniere’s disease), headaches, and likely my TLE (temporal lobe epilepsy) have been acting up. My lower back and SI joint have also been having adventures. These in turn affects my mental health,…

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DC Bondage, Gender Constructs, Negotiating, and D/s

Hello beautiful beings, Just back from 4 days camping outside of Salida, Colorado, my skin still feels alive from the Arkansas River and quality time spent.  I am both nervous and excited about my upcoming travel for teaching “Speed Bondage!” in-person 8/20 at The Crucible in downtown DC (tickets available here), Crucible Weekend 8/21-24 in N. Maryland (a few tickets available as of yesterday), which will let me gear up for the rest of my summer travel. My travel schedule was based off of the “before times.” For those who have followed me for a while, historically between May and September, I am…

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Heat, Polyamory, Objectification, and Auto-Erotic Play

Hello beautiful beings, I am melting. It is 99 degrees outside and in this beautiful apartment I do not have air conditioning. There is air conditioning in the hallway, so I pop open my door, point a fan going inside, and funnel it in. It does feel hilarious though. I am also feeling so loved though because upon hearing about this a friend is long-term loaning me their portable unit shortly… so blessed. In excitement though, today Colby Marie spent our first day in person working together as we began into the next chapter of my Beautiful Vistas oracle deck…

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Gratitude, Cirque, and Altar Building

Hello beautiful beings, This past week has felt like such a blur. This week held more body challenges including more chiropractor visits, a new SI belt, and even a requirement that until the belt came in that I had to wear my corsets out – which led to some great gender queering. I get down on myself sometimes when my body isn’t agreeing with me, and then I stop and blink at what I did manage with the love and support from therapists, doctors, friends coming over to clean, vulnerable rambling to dear ones, and notes of digital support.  In…

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Kinky Assignments, Community, and Gender Euphoria

Hello beautiful beings, I’m delighted to be back with my newsletter. My trip to Ohio to officiate was a success, and it was my honor to support my friends on this next step on their journey. I’m including an image here of their wedding cake, hand crafted by the father of the groom. The wedding was gaming-themed (though not distractingly so), and each of those dice was poured in white chocolate over a base of home-made cheesecake. I was able to don my 14th century monks robes and hold space for their vows that were truly their own.  Back to Denver,…

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