Swiming in NYC

August 14, 1938, Floating Bath Hudson River at 96th Street

It’s hot!
dievca and Master are going swimming, but not in the Hudson River.

The river is a bit dirty and the currents can be significant.
Instead, they will be hitting a local lap pool.

  • Stella McCartney x Adidas Orange Snakeskin One-Piece Swimsuit.
  • Speedo Black Silicone Swim Cap.
  • Speedo Clear Hydroplex Goggles.

OK, the suit is not super-glamorous on the sundeck. It is reasonably flattering.


Just hand her the damn coffee.

Cafe Grumpy T-Shirt

Master forgot how grumpy His dievca is in the morning
if she doesn’t have coffee.

He kept laughing at her and saying,
‘Boy, someone is really grumpy without her coffee…’

Umm, that doesn’t help.

Just hand her the damn coffee.
No comments, please.


A deep deposit…

in the Family Karma bank.

Manhattan power outage 07/2019

The blackout last night came to roost on dievca’s doorstep.

dievca had power – Master had just left and had power up at His apartment. But, family members of the friend who passed, flew in and were scheduled to stay in a UWS hotel for the Memorial Service. No power.

No power = no AC, no lights, no food with one person in a wheelchair.  dievca called to check on them, they were in a cab and needed a place to go. So, dievca gave up her apartment to the Family and rode her bike up to Masters for the night.

That worked out fine.

The challenge was that she returned at 9 am and they weren’t out of bed. Then she made them breakfast with the random food she had. And then they stayed at dievca’s until 2:00 pm.

Her treat of having two days off in a row – washed away.

Speaking of wash, dievca needs to do the sheets and towels they used.

That’s Karma in the Karma bank, right?

 


no iPhone…

dievca doesn’t have an iPhone, she runs android.
she doesn’t watch TV ….
Obviously, she is disconnected.
Right?

dievca was ‘on it‘ when the Soffi Tukker “Batshit Crazy” song 1st came out because a close friend uses that term quite a lot, so the song caught her ear. Note: That friend has used the adjective to describe dievca on occasion. Apparently, Apple used the clean version for an advert in 2018.

Now the Sofi Tukker song, ‘Best Friend’ is on dievca’s radar late and she loves it. Not from the iPhone X commercial or the Grammy Awards, but from this video:

Look how adorable!

In a strange way, the lyrics apply to Master and dievca.

You ALL are more hip than Master and dievca, got any songs or artists you want to share with them?


Sophia Loren – Lingerie Inspiration

Nothing makes a woman more beautiful
than the belief that she is beautiful.


 Join dievca for a look at various Style Icons and their lingerie choices.

Master loves diversity and a vintage, ladylike-vibe.

His dievca is gathering inspiration.


For the Master or Mistress of BBQ

Master is heading over to a friend’s Brownstone to be the “Master of the BBQ”.
They are European and haven’t learned the fine art of grilling.
dievca heard some mumbling about the grill not being cleaned properly, etc.
she really wants to send over these naughty roasting sticks:

Let’s take a closer look:

There are “kid-friendly” and “transgender” options, too.

Or you can buy a Gay couple, a Lesbian couple, singles….
Available at Amazon: 805 Metal Craft


Advice…for the submissive.

In a nutshell: Advice giving usually doesn’t work, and often completely backfires.

To be fair, we all find ways to tell others how to live. We can’t help it. We all have strong points of view and believe that others should do or think as we do. And most of us are comfortable expressing those views to others, whether they’re interested or not.

Yet, research using reactance theory informs us that whenever someone tells us what to do and how to do it, we respond with defensive defiance because we want to maximize our personal freedom and decision making.

If we really want to encourage behavior (or belief) change in others we actually need to move away from advice-giving (especially when our advice is unsolicited) and toward modeling. In other words, we need to be an example for others rather than telling them what to do.

Research on observational learning (in conjunction with an understanding of reactance theory) suggests that while people will resist unsolicited advice and instruction, they will follow the behaviors of others—especially when there appear to be good and reinforcing outcomes from these behaviors (or beliefs).

Hmmm…

dievca is still going to give you her advice:

TRY ON YOUR PRESENTATION OUTFIT BEFORE SHOWING UP AT YOUR MASTER OR MISTRESS’ PLACE.

dievca ended up with a Corset Disaster, yesterday. It shrunk from handwashing and dievca’s boobs are running larger. All the hooks closed and she could pull the ties, but she looked like a muffin popping over the tin.

Master’s solution to dievca’s problem was easy:

“Try the outfit on before meeting for D/s”

dievca does plan to heed Master’s advice, will you plan to heed dievca’s advice?