Self-Control – Return to Wednesday Word

self-con·trol/ˈˌself kənˈtrōl/noun the ability to control oneself, in particular one’s emotions and desires or the expression of them in one’s behavior, especially in difficult situations. No, this is not about masturbation and self edging…but it could be. It would be a helluva lot more fun if it were. A concept that almost wholly contradicts the ideas of personal freedom and …

Swingers and the Websites We Use

swing·ing – adjective – informal (of a person, place, or way of life) lively, exciting, and fashionable. “a swinging resort” sexually liberated or promiscuous. The first time that Mrs. Stranded and I walked into a swingers club was in March of 2013. It was Club M4 in Etobicoke, Ontario and we were assaulted with glorious sensual overload. We knew there were other clubs …

Prostate of the Union

“Yeah. Check the probate. Why, my Uncle Thumper had a problem with HIS probate and he had to take these big pills, and drink lots of water.” – Roger Rabbit “Not prostate, you idiot, PROBATE!” – Eddie Valiant As a young man, this is the first comment I recall about prostate…never mind prostate massage. The film, Who Framed Roger Rabbit …

Chaos

cha·os /ˈkāäs/ Noun Complete disorder and confusion. Behavior so unpredictable as to appear random, owing to great sensitivity to small changes in conditions. Synonyms confusion – disorder – mess – clutter – muddle – welter People fear the unknown…people fear that which they cannot control…people fear chaos. When synonyms for thus word include such greats as “mess”, “clutter” and “disorder”…is …

Swinging by Definition

swing·ing /ˈswiNGiNG/ Adjective Lively, exciting, and fashionable. Sexually liberated or promiscuous. Swinging has so many definitions… The one that has recently evolved into this life, is more along the liberated or promiscuous of the two definitions above. Quick aside, funny how when googling “swingers key party” references to Super Bowl XLVII came up…not sure the connection…but apparently there are no …

Play

Play…what a wonderful word. Should this not be a word that defines life? So many words are thrown around that life should be about…without much thought behind them.  Words like “tradition”… “proper”… “etiquette”… “blame”. All lovely words, but play is better to define things.  In fact, all those other words are restraints in comparison. Now, the benefits of restraints aside…and …

Beginning

be·gin·ning/biˈginiNG/ Noun: The point in time or space at which something starts. Adjective: New or inexperienced: “a beginning gardener”. Synonyms: start – origin – outset – commencement – inception The start…the commencement…when rules are allowed to be broken as it is something new and we are willing to allow for changes we declared off limits previously. Every story has a …

Casual

Stranded welcomes our first guest poster, Couth Pisces: ca·su·al/ˈkaZHo͞oəl/ Adjective: Relaxed and unconcerned. Happening by chance; fortuitous Without definite or serious intention; careless or offhand; passing Irregular; occasional Noun: A person who does something irregularly: “a number of casuals became regular customers”. Synonyms: accidental – incidental – fortuitous – occasional – unforeseen – random We’re single but we’re lovers, crazy for each …