I am a very, very luck goil.
I got Ryan a card that has a zombie on it. The zombie is holding out it's lungs, and the inside says "you take my breath away". ^.^ I also found an Audubon plush turkey - you squeeze it and it makes turkey noises. Ryan got me a $50 bottle of whiskey in a nice ceramic jug.
Then we went to the IMPS party that weekend. If sex stuff bothers you, you don't have to read it. I cut it, just for you.
It's a revelation for me how much more comfortable I can be at these parties - doing what I want and liking what I want. I got to beat a friend for some crazy amount of time, to the point where my whole arm - fingertips to shoulder and all down my back - was barely functional the next day. I got beat myself by another friend, and it was sweet and loving and comforting. I keep forgetting (or haven't made the pathways strong) that "play" can be playful and fun. It's not about sex and kink, it's kinky fun! I also did a masturbation scene, and to my surprise, had a decent audience! A friend told me later that they were surprised I had done something like this, because "you're always so reserved." It's very unusual for me to think of myself as reserved, or to know other people consider me that way, but I suppose it's true in some respects.
I'm reallllly looking forward to the staff party, and I hope the grope box makes it to it!
Last night a friend of mine had a Passion Party at Good Relations. She works there, and part of her job is representing the store on such parties, so she hosted one to learn how to throw them. While I was essentially just there to support my friend, she's a very good saleswoman. Wooo! There are a couple things I would love to try, but simply can't afford. Two that mimic the tongue - which is harder to do than you'd expect!
The first is the Squeel, and it looks like this:
And if that doesn't make enough sense, here's a review:
I honestly think it looks like a LOT of fun, and I totally want one.
The second makes me think we're just a few inventions away from robotic pleasure drones. It's the Je Joue SaSi, and it looks like this:
It actually and effectively mimics the tongue in oral sex, is super high quality, and has a LOT of options. Here's a guided tour video:
Then there is another toy I just want because it looks dangerous and incredible and holy crap. It's called The Thundercloud.
Now, I know it doesn't look that impressive, but the power in the twisting of the head makes it hard to grip. It's wide, flashy, and POWERFUL. I am having exactly zero luck finding a video review to show you, so here's a decent print review:
http://www.monicasreviews.com/pornreviews/vibratex-thundercloud/ (NSFW page)
Of course, with all of that, the toy I want the most is STILL the Violet Wand. *sigh* Some day.
In other news, school continues to be something busy and crazy. I keep saying it, but 19 units is no joke. Ryan, the silly boy, keeps asking "Do you have homework?" I keep answering, "Honey, the answer will be yes until Finals are over. I have homework." Every day of the week. It's a minimum prescribed 47 hours of school and homework a week, but you know it takes longer than that. Plus, so much of this semester is group work that there is the additional struggle of making everyone's schedules work together. Thank goodness for Google Docs!
I got an A and A- on a paper for the Philosophy class. I specifically did the writing assignment while tipsy, and did not give it a read-through beyond a basic spell check. My stress level is now adjusted accordingly. While I'm stressed, I will be get A's if I do the readings.
AND I get to work with hawtgothchick on a couple of projects. OOooooo... she's so pretty! It's the best schoolgirl crush I've had in a loooooong time.
OH! I'm a CASA now! I did my CASA of Humboldt training the week before school started (http://www.humboldtcasa.org/), and I just recently agreed to the case. Obviously I can't tell you any details, but I am very excited!
I also have to figure out where I'm going to intern next year. Right now there are two desirable locations. One is a drop-in center in Willow Creek, which I would take the bus to, and the other is RCAA's Multiple Assistance Center. I can get preferential treatment at the second because the directors/coordinators already know who I am. I strongly desire working with a family unit over working with individuals, and there's enough mental health "stuff" that I can segue into County Mental for my Master's year. 10 year plan baby, 10 year plan.
That's a lot of an update, but I'm glad to be back and doing it. Now I need to make some Bra Faerie phone calls.