Summer Vacation Sex Do's & Don'ts

Table Of Contents
1. Summer Vacation Sex Do's & Don'ts
2. July Classes/Events (SF, NYC, Edison NJ)
3. August Preview (NYC, Brooklyn, Darlington MD, San Francisco)
4. SF ForteFemme (Sept) registration opens July 15
5. My Weekly Columns, Twitter, Yahoo, FaceBook, etc.

1. SUMMER VACATION SEX DO'S & DON'TS

Yeah summer! Many of you are heading off to your chosen summer retreats, from mountains, lakes, beaches, and even to exotic far-flung resorts. With due apologies for my southern hemisphere friends and their winter, here are a few do's and don'ts.

DO take sex toys with you - especially the ones you've been meaning to try or experiment with, but hadn't gotten around to at home.
DON'T forget to take extra batteries or extension cords. DON'T take your Hitachi with you backpacking. The trees don't have outlets and Ranger Station won't appreciate you stopping in for a jack-off break.

DO have wall-to-wall great sex in your hotel room. Adjust volume according to the lodging. Operatic moaning is music to the ears at a sex/kink retreats but Klingon mating screams aren't so appreciated among the general population.
DON'T forget to tip the maid daily if staying at a hotel. Don't forget that housekeeping staff didn't come to work to be part of your consensual encounters - even at sex/swing/kink retreats.

If at an outdoor sex/swing/kink camp retreat...
DO use sunscreen. Some of those parts you're exposing haven't seen sunlight in ages, and after-sunburn cream doesn't make great lube. DO use insect repellant. Lover bites on your ass is sexy. Bug bites aren't.

Please DON'T shag in the middle of a high traffic walkway. It's quite unpleasant to step in your lube and sex juice on the way to the dining hall.

DO bring plenty of lube. If flying with carry-on only, or you're not sure how leak-proof the bottle is, decant it into a 3oz or less travel bottle that passes TSA regulations. I'm particularly fond of this silicone shampoo bottle called GoToob with a wall-mounting suction cup and one-hand friendly flip top. If it's weekend get-away just take a whole bunch of lube sample "pillow packs" in a zip lock bag. They're space saving and leak resistant.

(Aside: I never know if people actually read my newsletter, so if you're reading this I've got freebee lube pillow packs to send you! Elbow Grease, Fusion, Encounter... some silicone, some water-based, some hybrid, and some flavored... I love this stuff so the manufacturer gave me oodles to share. E-mail me your address and I'll send them to you. Make the subject line obvious so I won't miss it, like "Gimme Lube" or "Lube Me Up!")

Wishing you wonderful adventures!

Midori

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2. UPCOMING CLASSES / EVENTS JULY (SF, NYC, Edison NJ)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

• 7/9 - 7/10 Rope Bondage Dojo ®
• 7/13 Good Vibrations. Class topic to be announced

NEW YORK, NY
• 7/28 "Playing With Cultural Trauma" @ Purple Passion
• 7/31 "Hands-on Rope Bondage" @ at Babeland SoHo

EDISION, NJ
• 7/29 - 7/31 Series of classes at Floating World


3. PREVIEW: AUGUST CLASSES / EVENTS (NYC, Darlington MD, San Francisco)

NEW YORK, NY
• 8/1 "Better Bottoming for Kink Beginners" @ The Pleasure Chest

BROOKLYN, NY
• 8/2 "Hands-on Rope Body Harness" at the Iron Belle Academy

DARLINGTON, MD
Rope Camp! Don't miss our special Rope Bondage Dojo Electives track

SAN FRANCISCO, CA
• 8/16 "Predicament Bondage" at The Citadel

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4. SAN FRANCISCO FORTEFEMME 9/9-9/11

The fall ForteFemme Women's Dominance Weekend registration is coming up soon

When: Friday, September 9th, 2011 (7pm start time) through Sunday, September 11th (6pm end time)
Registration Opens:Friday, July 15th, 9am Pacific time
Where:San Francisco Airport Hyatt Regency
Cost:$700 / Early Registration. $750 Regular Registration
FAQ and info www.ForteFemme.com

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5. WEEKLY COLUMNS & THE DIGITAL BACK ALLEYS

Here are the various places I waste time at when I'm on-line... Drop on by!

Regular Articles
SexIs column "Postcards from a Sex Nerd" where I write from my travel adventures.

CarnalNation Mondo Midori column. While the site is no longer updating, you can still see my recent columns here

Social Networking Sites
Twitter @PlanetMidori
Personal Blog
Sexuality Q&A
Facebook
FetLife Midori_SF ("Midori's Lounge" is my group there)
Kink Q&A

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Midori