Monday, 24 October 2016

Life, the Universe ...and Spanking


Life here continues to be frustrating. I like to look at my wall planner and decide how I will divide up my week between all the tasks I need to do. I don't like it when my best laid plans go awry, such as when our broadband supplier messed up and left us without WiFi for two days last week. We have a business to run and so much is done online nowadays. Service was restored on the day Harry and I were travelling to the West Country for a long weekend, so I had a lot of juggling to do. I was even less happy when I got a call from the hospital at short notice, moving my mum's appointment forward to one of the days I'd be away. And don't get me started on Harry's relentless work schedule. 

I do get stressed at times but it would be ridiculous to claim I am hard done by when, in reality, I lack for nothing but time and sleep. My mum is being monitored for any changes in her condition and, all being well, she will not need the hysterectomy that was recommended after the MRI scan. Harry has taken on some temporary help for the business so he won't need to put in quite so many hours. We got a lot of work done on the cottage last weekend and won't be making the trip again for another month. Light is slowly seeping through the tunnel and I know all this will pass.

In the meantime, there is a very bright spot to look forward to at the end of the month, when our younger daughter is coming 'home' for a short visit. She lives a million miles away on another continent, so we don't see her often. 

The Universe fascinates and terrifies me in equal measure. We have had some beautiful clear nights in our neck of the woods recently and Harry has called me out into the garden a couple of times to look at the moon and gaze at the stars. On one of those nights we were able to watch the International Space Station hurtling across the sky at around 5 miles per second. I read that it orbits Earth and sees a sunrise once every 92 minutes. That's truly awesome.

...and Spanking is Harry's method of choice for relieving stress and keeping me on an even keel. When he steeled himself to land those first, tentative, spanks on my behind I could never have foreseen that the reluctant spanker he was then would gain the confidence and assurance he has now. I'm not going to pretend he's a strict disciplinarian, he still spanks mostly for fun, but these days he doesn't hesitate to spank when a reminder or reset is called for. During a particularly difficult week, he decided that little and often was the way to go, so we had what Katie calls 'dailies', only it was 'nightlies' in our case.

Sadly, one of our trips to Cornwall triggered a reset. It's difficult away from home, when small things can escalate because they can't be taken care of straight away. We were in a pub with our daughter and her partner, taking a lunch break after a hard morning's work on the cottage. Harry and I were being a bit snippy with each other but there was nothing that really needed attention, until I crossed the line between teasing and attitude with a barbed comment. The atmosphere between us was distinctly frosty for a while, but we got over it. By the time we arrived home, late on Sunday, I thought we were good. Monday evening, however, Harry arrived home from work and poured two glasses of pink Champagne. Instead of handing me one he cocked his head in the direction of the stairs, telling me it was for colour matching. It was a particularly dark shade of ros√©, not good news for my bottom. He set the glasses down on my bedside table and told me to take off my jeans and knickers whilst he sorted out the pillows and implements. I'd prefer it if he removed my clothes but he insists I do it myself. I think it's a way of reaffirming consent. 

Anyway, he sat against the headboard and I went over his lap. I can usually tell when a reset is over because he uses the wooden paddle for the last five spanks, two on each side and one in the middle. This time, after he put the paddle aside there were four more spanks with "Owww, what on Earth was that?!!" He told me it was the strap. We don't have a strap. What he had used was the evil rubber thing with raised bumps that was only supposed to be used if I did something really bad. I complained but he said he rather liked it and gave me two more smacks. When he let me up I reached for the Champagne but he held me back, telling me I'd forgotten something. I always thank him for spanking me. That's not something he requires but I've done it right from the start, when spanking was solely for fun and he was going against his nature to do it. It appears it's something else he rather likes.

I told him I wasn't sure I could thank him for the last six spanks but, to be honest, he's used the 'strap' a couple of times since and it's not so evil after all. Like anything else, it depends on how it's wielded and he doesn't put much force behind it.

We still find time for fun spankings. Yesterday, Harry was doing some vacuuming that I'd neglected during the week and called me from the sitting room to come and see the mess in there. I knew there was no mess and guessed it was a ruse to get me in there for a spanking. I was in the kitchen and called back that I couldn't come, I was really busy, to which the response was "Get in here!" I went across his lap on the sofa, where he started right in with the leather paddle, saying naughty girls don't get warm-ups. There was a lot of shrieking and laughing and when I went back to the kitchen it wasn't only the pans on the stove that were simmering nicely.

My mother came for a late lunch and I wasn't sure whether we'd make our calendar tryst but as Harry was leaving to take her home, he whispered in my ear that he wouldn't be long and I should make sure the heating was on in our bedroom.

Good loving and good spanking. Really, what do I have to moan about when all is said and done?


Rosie

Footnote:
I started this post last Tuesday but had to abandon it until today, so references to 'last week' are actually from the week before. I'm still pressed for time, hence lack of any pictures. I'm hoping to be around more but next week I may be up north helping my younger daughter sort out her house prior to selling it and will have no access to WiFi.






19 comments:

  1. Rosie,
    You are one busy woman. I was wondering where you were. We all get so busy. What you write is often just what happens here. Snide remarks, teasing gone too far and the culprit of time all lead to only one thing........ a spanking..... fun or a bit serious, we all know your pain. Welcome back and I do owe you an email!!
    Meredith

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    1. Harry is pretty easy going with teasing but I went too far that time. I think, also, as we'd been away for a few days he had an itchy palm so a reset put us both to rights again.
      Thanks for the email!
      Rosie xx

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  2. Busy, busy, busy. Sounds like you're not complaining though, only sharing.

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    1. You're right Leigh, I'm not complaining. I could use some extra hours in the day though.
      Rosie xx

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  3. Good to hear from you....life does tend to take over at times, but sounds like you are creating balance...with hubbies help. Glad to hear your mother is doing better and enjoy that visit from your daughter.....time is precious.
    hugs abby

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    1. Life gets in the way and there's often not much we can do but soldier on. Mum had another scan that showed no change, so she's a lot happier and so am I.
      Harry is at the airport as I write. Our daughter will come in like a whirlwind, turn us all upside down in her wake and blow out again, just as fast. She's so much fun.
      Rosie xx

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  4. Happy you found some time to check in with us, Rosie. Even though you're super busy, sounds as if all is well. Have fun with your daughter.

    Hugs and blessings...Cat

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    1. All is well, thanks, life should slow down a bit soon. We'll make the most of having our daughter home. She has no plans to return to the UK and the main reason she is coming back now is to sell her house.
      Hugs and blessings much appreciated.
      Rosie xx

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  5. Rosie,

    I was thinking about you so it was good to see you pop up on my blog roll. You certainly sound busy.

    Happy to hear your mother doesn't have to have a hysterectomy and wonderful news that your daughter will be visiting. Have fun.

    Love,
    Ronnie
    xx

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    1. We were all relieved that Mum won't have to have surgery unless her condition worsens. A weight off all our shoulders.
      I'm waiting for Harry to arrive with our daughter. This will be one week that will fly by all too fast.
      Rosie xx

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  6. Missing you, Rosie! Mmmm... I really like Harry's idea of matching the color of the wine. Beware the bordeaux, however.

    Funny how just one too many teasing remarks has you crossing the line. Besides being busy, life sounds good for you. Love a Good Reset and Carry On.

    Hugs Across the Pond,
    Ella

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    1. Missed you too, Ella, it's so good to hear you're getting better. I love Bordeaux wines but only for drinking!
      I don't know what it is about a reset, it's definitely no fun but nothing sets my world to rights like it.
      Hugs back at you,
      Rosie xx

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  7. Sounds like normal life in my neck of the woods. So busy turning around is difficult!
    The spankings sound like they were perfect for you! Hope your mum is ok!

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    1. Sorry life is so hectic for you, I do at least find time to turn round now and then. Mum is off the hook for a few months, so a lot happier in herself.
      I hope things will calm down for you too.
      Rosie xx

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  8. Hi Rosie, :) Whoa! You sure are busy! It often seems like it is always something, doesn't it? Glad to know that in the midst of it all, you are having spanky fun, and some nightlies too! That is very kind of you to thank Harry for your spankings. I am not mentioning that one to Rob!

    Nightlies! Very cute name for those little spankings that we appreciate very much, but not always in a spanking moment! LOL! I love that daily connection that those bring- day or night, and their ability to inform, as well as keep things nice and smooth. I'm not sure that I should say "Enjoy", but you know what I mean... Enjoy! :)

    Glad to hear that your mom does not need the surgery, and that you have your daughter's visit to look forward to. Those resets work wonders. How creative of Harry to consider the red wine colour as he ponders his spanky results. I wonder what would happen if you handed him a chardonnay? LOL! Glad that you see a clearing of nonstop business in your future! Many hugs,

    <3 Katie

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    1. Hi there Katie,
      Those nightlies were just what I needed at the time. I know just what you mean by "Enjoy" and I do! Maybe not the resets at the time but the results are worth it.
      I think if I handed Harry a glass of chardonnay for colour matching he'd add cassis to turn it purple, to make me pay for being cheeky. I'll probably avoid trying that one!
      Rosie xx

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  9. Even though you're busy it sure sounds like there's a lot of good stuff going on. Between Harry's attention, your moms health, and a visiting daughter, you have a lot to be grateful for. Enjoy all of it!

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    1. Hi Laurel, thanks for popping in. I do have a lot to be thankful for and I count my blessings every time I want to scream in frustration! Right now, I'm enjoying time with my daughter, she's great fun. She's only here for a few more days so I'm making the most of it, work can wait.
      Rosie xx

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  10. Hi Rosie, What a busy lady. Never good when your internet goes down.

    Love the way Harry pours you a drink, tells you to wait so he can match the colour. Fun times in your household.
    Hugs Lindy

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