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The Argument

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These postings are random scenes I have jotted down. Your feedback is appreciated.

 

The Argument

 

Arguing over something trivial, she can’t even remember what started the yelling but the obvious feelings he brought on within her were strong. She wasn’t doing this. Not right now. This thing between them was too new, too raw.

Padding quickly across the room and pushing him up against the wall, she placed her right hand on his throat. Eyes steaming right into his own dark eyes, the fire was burning. Getting as close as she could to his face and with her teeth clenched tight, she warned him, “Don’t ever test me like that. I know what you are doing. You are the sub here. Something you need to remember.”

His breathing was short and rapid. He was so turned on and so was she. Her left hand slid down his chest to his pants. As she suspected, that beautiful cock was hard. Not just hard but so ready for her to take.

Looking back into his eyes she smirked. “I know what you want. But you are not going to get it. Not tonight. You need to be punished for this behavior.”

Taking a step back she instructed him to take his clothes off. Slowly. His dark eyes remained focused on hers as he unbuttoned his shirt and took it off his shoulders and threw it on the ground. Then the pants were unbuttoned and dropped to the floor. Her eyes moved to that gorgeous bulge in his underwear She was dying to hold it in her hands. Grab it, take a hold and rub it. Watch the bead of pre-cum fall off the tip. Maybe even put it in her mouth. But not tonight. Tonight, he needed to learn who was in charge, and it wasn’t him.

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It Starts With Me

Walking around Disney this weekend it still amazes me how rude people can be. In the one place where so many different people come to experience “the happiest place on earth” people can be so rude.

I’m raising two boys, ages 10 and 12, and I try to teach them manners and how to be polite in public. They hold doors for people, give up their seats on the bus, let people go in front of them. But does anyone turn around and acknowledge what they’ve done? Say “thank you”? Very few. They look at me and I have no words.

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People here walk in front of you, no “excuse me” said, hand raised or “I’m sorry” muttered. Amazing. Baffling actually.  Continue reading “It Starts With Me”

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Happy Birthday America! #FourthofJuly #July4th #Fireworks

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Happy Fourth of July

We take this day to celebrate our country’s birthday. I take a moment to think of all the brave men and women who have fought for our country over the past many, many years. We take for granted our freedoms and our liberties as an American. May we never forget what our ancestors had to do to make America what it is today.

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To celebrate the country’s birthday I have some fun facts to share thanks to pioneerwoman.com. See how many you already know. Continue reading “Happy Birthday America! #FourthofJuly #July4th #Fireworks”

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He Continues to Touch Those He Never Met and Make a Difference #StuartScott ~ @StuartScott @ESPN

My husband came home Sunday from playing golf and read twitter. He got all choked up and I asked what was wrong. He turned and looked at me with watery eyes and said, “Stuart Scott from ESPN died today at the age of 49. He was so young.”

I wasn’t sure who Stuart Scott was.  I know the announcers on ESPN more by voice than name. So he showed me a picture of Stuart and I felt like the breath in my chest had been kicked out of me. I felt frozen in time. I couldn’t believe who it was when I saw the picture. Not him? No! It is still hard for me to hold onto that thought.

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Stuart Scott. Died of appendix cancer. We started watching video clips on Twitter and reading articles online about Stuart Scott. I heard the story of how in 2007 he needed an emergency appendectomy while covering the Dolphins and Steelers game. That is when they found the tumor. Appendix cancer. Who ever heard of this type of cancer? Looking back at all the clips of him working on ESPN, I would never have guessed that he was battling for his life when he was working. He always looked like he was having fun. Almost too much fun most days. He somehow found a way to enjoy life knowing he was fighting for it.  But he never gave up. Never.

On July 16, 2014, Scott was honored at the ESPY Awards with the Jimmy V Endurance Award for his ongoing fight with cancer. His favorite actor, Kiefer Sutherland presented him with the award. Such an honor for both men. He shared with the audience his struggles to get there that night. Four surgeries in seven days in the week prior to the event and kidney failure along with liver complications. I am not sure I would have the strength to do what he did in one week. He was a fighter.

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What struck me the most was his famous lines from his speech when he told the audience, “When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and the manner in which you live.” His words will live on just like Jim Valvano’s famous seven words, “don’t give up, don’t ever give up.” Stuart Scott enjoyed life and had a fighter’s will to beat the cancer. His two girls motivated him, drove him and gave him strength to continue to fight.rp1AXVTO

I’ve spent time reading about him, listening to others tell stories about him and his work. Coworkers shared his favorite phrases like (thank you Wikipedia)”Boo-Yah!” and “As cool as the other side of the pillow” and “call him butter, he’s on a roll.” I think almost every clip they played had one of these phrases repeated in it. You have to hear the inflection in his voice when he says them though. He laughed, smiled and joked about the players, coaches or the game.  He enjoyed his job and brought a change to ESPN when he started working there according to his coworkers. A good change.

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Seeing all of this Sunday night, hearing everyone share stories about Stuart and watching clips of his news-casting made me very sad for his family and coworkers. He was a special person with a presence that will be missed. I missed him and I never worked with him or knew him personally. Weird how someone you don’t really know can touch you like that? Makes you put your own life in perspective. Makes you appreciate what is right in front of you.

This made me hug my husband tighter this week, love my kids some more and try to let go of the non-important crap that might normally bother me. Stuart was a good man and touched so many lives he never met. Sure touched mine. God bless your family Stuart and your co-workers and friends. You will be missed.

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