11 Random but Tasty Tidbits About Moi, That Guy Joe’s Questions, and An Award to Boot!

That naughty boy, Joe, I swear! ¬†Dare I say he’s my biggest male fan out here in blogging land…(No, I haven’t measured yet, unfortunately my tape measure isn’t long enough to make it to Canada).

Sometimes I get the feeling that he’s like my male alter ego, with the exception that I don’t seem to have nearly the affinity he does for knee-high socks and strippers. ūüėČ ¬†I think if I knew him in the real world, we would be like The Wonder Twins. ¬†Anyway, that saucy boy wonder nominated my sassy little blog for another faboo award! ¬†The Liebster Award! ¬†Not sure what it is? ¬†Me either, but it has fun questions and answers, so I’m just going to roll with it.

The Fine Print: ¬†the ‚Äúrules‚ÄĚ for¬†receiving¬†this award. Boy, this is going to take up my afternoon….I need to get outside and run‚Ķ

  • When one receives the award, one posts 11 random facts about oneself and answers the 11 questions asked by the person who nominated you.
  • Pass the award onto 11 other blogs (while making sure one notifies the blogger that one nominated them!)
  • One writes up 11 NEW questions directed towards YOUR nominees.
  • One is not allowed to nominate the blog who nominated one‚Äôs own blog!
  • One pastes the award picture into ones blog. (You can google the image, there are plenty of them!)

11 Random Facts About Portia Blush aka writer extraordinaire of this fine and tasty blog, erogenoUS…

  1. My hair used to be dyed Purple, Superman Blue, Daffodil Yellow, and Enchanted Forrest Green in college. Not all at the same time though.
  2. I stay anonymous not because I’m ashamed of these aspects of myself that I write about, but because as I have gotten older I have learned that discretion is important. ¬†It’s important to have some boundaries.
  3. Sometimes I would like to not be anonymous.
  4. My current goal is to run a half-marathon in spring.
  5. I love spicy food like Indian, Thai, and really excellent Mexican food.
  6. I hated the taste of coffee and avocados until I was around 30, and now I love both!
  7. Sometimes I have settled for less love than I deserved in a relationship, just because I wanted the person to love me/hoped they would love me, like I loved them.
  8. Writing that made me tear up
  9. I have nightmares that involve losing my teeth, and being swallowed up by tidal waves.  These two nightmares occur in separate dreams.
  10. Unlike most people in my generation I have no tattoos or piercings, besides the standard ear ones.
  11. I wrote my first erotic story was I was 13 during social studies class, and my teacher saw it. ¬†She looked down at me and said, “I’m pretty sure that’s not what we’re studying”, and that was all. ¬†She was the teacher I learned the most from in middle and high school, and she came to my graduation party.

Ok so now I have to answer questions, right? Let’s see here…

  1. What is your biggest pet¬†peeve?¬†Loud chewing noises. I will often be found sticking my fingers in my ears to avoid listening to them. ¬†It’s like nails on a chalkboard for me. ¬†This goes for gum smacking and popping too.
  2. Wine or Beer?¬†¬†Depends on the situation. ¬†I tend to like wine more during the fall and winter; merlots and chardanays. ¬†Some darker beers in winter too, like Sam Adams Ocktoberfest. ¬†In the summer, cold beer. ¬†Please don’t ever give e light beer. ¬†Yuck.
  3. Two wrongs don‚Äôt make a right but, three lefts make a what?¬†¬†I’m pretty sure that means you’re in the middle of doing the Hokey Pokey, and you’re turning yourself around. =)
  4. The end is nigh! You have 15 minutes left before you die, what do you do?¬†¬†This may be easy for some people to answer, but I’m a Virgo, and my brain is already calculating over 1,001 different variables that conjure all sorts of possibilities. ¬†Mostly, make sure the people I care about the most know how deeply loved they are by me.
  5. Where do you see yourself being within ten years? Married to a man I share a deep love and passion for and with, enjoying life, living well, and still writing and running!
  6. I read Joe‚Äôs blog because‚Ķ¬†I’m pretty sure he’s like my male alter ego. ¬†He’s intelligent, creative, and loves sex. ¬†Yep, me in a male body lol
  7. What‚Äôs your star sign?¬†Virgo, with Cancer rising, and an Aquarius moon =) ¬†Yep, I loves me some astrology. ¬†My mom used to buy me a Sydney Omar astrology book for Virgo every Christmas. ¬†My full chart is mostly fire and air signs. ¬†That’s makes me ultra-fiery!
  8. Your place or mine?  You live in Canada.  Milk comes in bags there, and although you have those delicious aero mint chocolate bars, I still love NY more.
  9. You’ve won a free, all expenses paid trip to anywhere in the world! Where will you go? New Zealand.  I have wanted to go there ever since seeing the film Whale Rider.
  10. What’s your favourite song at the moment? Some Nights by FUN.  It is on my running playlist.
  11. Larry, Moe and, who? Duh, CURLY.  I have never been a Three Stooges fan, but I still can name all of them.  My dad calls his grandchildren by those names. lol

Last but not least, I have to direct questions at my eleven nominees. I’ll try to keep them tasteful.

  1. What made you decide to follow my blog?
  2. What’s your favorite season and why?
  3. If you could talk to the 5-year-old version of yourself, what would you say to yourself?
  4. What turns you on the most sexually?
  5. If you could be any famous person, who would you be, and why?
  6. Do you believe in God?
  7. Name your top 3 favorite movies of all time
  8. If you could change one thing about yourself, physically or situational, what would it be?
  9. What do you have nightmares about?
  10. You are on the Price is Right and you won the Showcase Showdown, what is in your showcase of prizes?
  11. What is your favorite dessert?

OK, now I need to nominate 11 blogs ¬†I am pretty sure I don’t even read 11 blogs to begin with!

  1. The Redhead Bedhead http://www.redheadbedhead.com
  2. The Fur Files http://www.furfiles.com
  3. For Better Genius http://forbettergenius.wordpress.com
  4. The Scarlet Letters http://www.scarletletters.org
  5. Smut For Smarties http://www.smutforsmarties.com
  6. Many Shades of Sexy (If they ever come back…read what’s there. ¬†They were fun ladies when they were posting often!) http://www.manyshadesofsexy.com
  7. You Like What? ¬†http://youlikewhat.wordpress.com ¬†(She’s just starting out in the wide, wide world that is bd/sm)
  8. Not So Sex in the City –¬†http://notsosexinthecity.wordpress.com/
  9. Creative Noodling http://creativenoodling.wordpress.com

Sorry, 9 is all I have to nominate.

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You’re Gonna Have to Face It…You’re Addicted to My Blog?

It appears that, somewhere back in the middle of October and unbeknownst to me until recently, that flirty, dirty, blogger friend of mine, Joe, gifted me with the infamous Addictive Blog Award!

In case you missed it last week when I dedicated this¬†post¬†on striptease to him, Joe writes the sinfully delicious blog, My Jaded Parts. ¬†Journeying through Joe’s mind is an interesting ride involving his sexual forays, too many glasses of wine, knee-high sock fetishes, fantasies involving ex-girlfriends, and lots of other sexy hubbub, so be prepared for a great read! ¬†You should go check him out! ¬†But not right now…keep reading this post first! ¬†(I’m so bossy, aren’t I?)

Now, there are a few rules to this award, so here goes:

Award Rules: Thank the person awarding you. Share a little about why you blog and how the journey started. Paste the blog award on your page. Nominate 10 other bloggers you feel deserve the award.

First, thanks Joe! ¬†You are one rock solid piece of sexy, cerebral, lovin’. ¬†You’re a juicy read always!

Second…Why do I blog?

I had a roommate in college who told me that I “should be famous, so that everyone can know you”, and since I’m still not famous yet, I figured I would go with the latter part.

I want people to know me, but not necessarily me “specifically”, but more so the facets of me that some part of them can relate to. ¬†Kind of like finding a proverbial life raft afloat on the vast expanse of the ocean we call humanity. ¬†The reason the “US” in “erogenoUS” is capitalized is because, while these are true stories of my erotic life, they are really stories of sex and sexuality that all of us, female or male, can relate to on some level, personally. ¬†I want people to read me, and while learning about me, learn something about themselves too. ¬†That’s the simplest version, at least. ūüôā ¬†All of that, plus, I love to write! ¬†Always have, always will. ¬†I started this blog back in June of this year, and I see it as a spring-board for me to bring sex-positive awareness to the world around me, one inner musing at a time.

Now on to my Top 10 Nominations for Addictive Blogs  (da dada dah!)  These are not all sex-related, just so ya know.  They are in NO particular order:

1) The Fur Files – Fern is bushels full of absolute awesome, and I love reading her! ¬†Humor-infused love of home-life, sex-life, and cat-lady life: what’s not to love? ¬†Plus, she’s also a super saucy erotica writer, too!

2) The Redhead Bedhead – We share a passion for all things sex-positive. ¬†Her vulnerability and openness is addictively brilliant! She is helping save the world from mediocre sex. I read her and feel like we would be best friends if we met outside of blogging land. ūüôā Her blog is all kinds of awesome.

3) Why Am I Here in a Handbasket? РShe says far more with fewer words than anyone on WordPress!  Addictively funny!

4) Go Deeper Press – Erotica and sexuality with honesty, humor, and wit! Love these ladies!!

5) Smut for Smarties – Lady Cheeky’s insatiably addicting sex-positive packed erotica blog for people who know smart is sexy!

6) My Jaded Parts – Duh!

7) Not So Sex In The City – Saucy reading! ¬†She makes me feel like I’m not as “out there” as I thought I was!

8) Many Shades of Sexy – 3 sexy ladies, 3 sexy different perspectives! ¬†One amazing blog! ¬†They have been quiet lately, but I hold out hope they’ll be back.

9) The Bloggess РUnless you have been sleeping under a VERY big rock, you already know how motherbleeping fall-off-my-chair laughing-all-the-time STELLAR  she is! If not, GO READ HER NOW!

10)  Kink in Motion РShe wrote one of the best articles on kink and fear play that I have ever read.  She also has a wickedly fun sense of humor!

So there you have it, now go explore!!!