Grief & Gratitude

Table Of Contents
1. Grief & Gratitude
2. June/July Classes/Events (NYC, MD, Denver, SF)
3. ForteFemme San Francisco (Aug 2-4) Early Registration Open Now.
4. ForteFemme NYC: Purple Passion Scholarship Available
5. Rope Bondage Dojo San Francisco (Aug 10-11) Registration Now Open.
6. My Online Hangouts. Including Vine & Instagram!

1. GRIEF & GRATITUDE

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

I want to thank all of you who supported me in so many ways through the ten days of volunteering with AIDS LifeCycle.

Even though this was my 9th year of participation, it was a particularly emotional one for me. Last year my spouse and I lost a dear, dear friend to a massive heart attack at too young of age. He was a long time HIV survivor. They’re finding many long-term survivors are having other serious health complication and organ failures younger than normal. Given the increasing apathy and misconception about HIV as a “manageable disease”, I think, as a society we’re not noticing the people we’re losing.

In the past, we always stayed with him after AIDS LifeCycle and decompressed. But knowing that he wasn’t going to be there anymore… and because of HIV… made this yet another bittersweet step of our grieving process.

Thus, I’m even the more grateful for all your support of my annual sojourn.

With deep gratitude,

Midori

AIDS LifeCycle 2013 Day 3 ALC starting line Midori's Bunny Sweep

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2. JUNE/JULY CLASSES / EVENTS: (NYC, MD, Denver, SF)

NEW YORK

• Thr 6/27 "Real Life D/s Protocol & Etiquette: The 4 Environments" w Laura Antoniou & Midori
Private SoHo loft. Advance ticket purchase required

• 6/28 – 6/30 ForteFemme: Women’s Dominance Weekend Intensive
Regular registration is now closed, but one special scholarship registration has been made available by the generous support of Purple Passion boutique. Use the code “purple” and sign up for only $500 (a $300 discount!)

• Wed 5/8 “Playing the Clarinet: How to Thrill Your Man Part 2”

• 7/1 afternoon "Seishin Nawa: Discipline of Mind & Rope" + Afternoon Oasis: Play, Learn, Explore & Enjoy
A special class and play retreat! Tickets: $30 solo or $50 for pair attendance.

• 7/1 “Art of Feminine Dominance” (Open to all!) Purple Passion

RURAL MARYLAND

Info & Ticket

• 7/10 – 7/11 Rope Camp
** Want to attend at a cheaper rate? Contact the organizer directly at cat@turtlehillevents.org and register by June 25. They’ll set it back to the last registration rate, saving you moolah!

DENVER

• 7/12 – 7/14 Thunder in the Mountains.
Presenting: “Disillusioned” & “Real Life D/s Protocol”

SAN FRANCISCO

• 7/30 at the Citadel

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3. FORTEFEMME: WOMEN’S DOMINANCE WEEKEND INTENSIVE SAN FRANCISCO

Registration open now: www.ForteFemme.com

San Francisco ForteFemme. August 2-4 at an elegant private loft in SoMa
Registration is now open

Early Registration $750 (ends June 21st)
Standard Registration $800 (from June 22nd)

ForteFemme logoTo all the wonderful women out there - Be the best dominant you can be!
Find your authentic power, erotic fulfillment, confidence and skills in this unique and transformative intensive.
This program is limited to 9 women.

Experience 3 days of personalized education, psychology, support, technique and more, all in an elegant private setting. Includes a field trip of dinner, kinky & sexy shopping.
Original material textbook. Meals and refreshments

Registration & Info: www.ForteFemme.com


Sponsored by: www.stockroom.com & www.pleasurechest.com

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4. FORTEFEMME NYC (6/28-6/30) SPECIAL PURPLE PASSION SCHOLARSHIP!

Big thanks to Purple Passion, our local NYC ForteFemme sponsor, who’s making possible ONE generous scholarship registration for this season.

Register for just $500 by using the code ‘purple’ That’s a $300 discount!

Just one scholarship ticket available at the time of this writing. Seriously, “only while supplies last.”

Visit Purple Passion’s wonderful kink and fetish shop: 211 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011

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5. SF ROPE BONDAGE DOJO (AUG 10-11) REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

The next Rope Bondage Dojo ® weekend intensive will be in San Francisco over the weekend of August 10-11, 2013

Info & Registration RopeDojo.com
Space Limited: 30 students
Cost: $400 /solo $700/pair
Location: The Center for Sex & Culture

Instruction hours: 10am – 7pm both daysRope Dojo logo

Confidence, skill, speed, beauty, intensity, deeper connection, presence and amazing scene control – learn how to make your rope play hotter and better with Rope Bondage Dojo. Now in its 11th year, experience this immersive and balanced training focusing on “Heart-Mind-Hand” approach and the Rope Dojo philosophy.
In this Level 1 Dojo you’ll receive16+ hours of intensive rope education from five experienced Dojo Cadres. A weekend for all rope players, for those who tie and those who are tied.

Included: Morning nosh. Delicious lunches. Afternoon snacks. Limited edition Dojo goodies & more
Bonus! Free entry to the Saturday night play party! “Summer School: A Kinky Play Party”
For more information see the curriculum and FAQ at RopeDojo.com

Prerequisite: Willingness for serious learning. Must be able to tie your shoelaces. No experience necessary. However, those with experience will be challenged.

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6. MY ONLINE HANGOUTS

Social media slums & places I procrastinate at


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