Femme Friday – Devil Kitty

Meet Devil Kitty:

“I consider myself to be an old fashioned or retro femme with old school values and a progressive attitude. I’m an eclectic, deep thinker. I’m absent-minded at times, but profusely spiritual. I’m a scorpio, which means you’ll either love me or hate me. I would classify myself as a girly girl, a high femme, a re-vised Stepford wife. I’m into 1940’s & 1950’s clothing, lingerie and shoes. But I also have a big hippy side few rarely get to see. I love my home (especially decorating it and preparing fabulous family style meals). I love being a wife and a mom! I have an innocent smile but an exquisitely wicked, naughty mind. Which brings me to my erotica, which I write to reveal the different layers of myself. Those layers range from soft and sweet to devastatingly hardcore. Depends on my mood!”

It added so much sweetness and love to my day to come across Devil Kitty’s blog, Old School Queer With A Deviant Twist! Although she hasn’t blogged here since 2014 (having moved on to more modern platforms, I suppose), it is lovely to read her posts, which are still timely, such as the last one, her discussion of femininity. Read it in honor of International Women’s Day, engage with it, run with it, embrace it, add to it, disagree or agree with some or all of it, and send love to Devil Kitty!

Deep Gratitude to Devil Kitty for taking on a complicated and hot-button issue, for having a secret hippy side, a naughty mind, for writing erotica, and for reminding me how extremely ok it is for me to be a out loud and proud foo foo cream puff femme!

http://devilkittysworld.blogspot.com/

Every Friday, I showcase a queer femme goddess. I want to feature you! Write to me at thetotalfemme@gmail.com and let me shine a spotlight on your beautiful, unique, femme story! If you’ve written a femme story or poem or song, oh, please let me post it! New Femme Friday feature starting fall 2018: Books from which queer femmes can draw inspiration. What are your trusted sources of light and love? Please share!

At the Total Femme, my intention is to post three times a week: Meditations for Queer Femmes on Monday, Pingy-Dingy Wednesday on Wednesday and Femme Friday on Friday. Rather than play catch-up in a stressful fashion on those weeks when life prevents posting, I have decided to just move gaily forward: if I miss a Monday, the next post will be on Wednesday, and so on. Thank you, little bottle of antibiotics for inspiring me in this! (“…if it’s almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Don’t take a double dose to make up for a missed one.”)

 

Pingy-Dingy Wednesday – Darling Dopamine!

For a little delving into the gut/brain – brain/gut relationship – only just about the most important health area going – settle in with a cup of tea and a snack to watch Dr. Andrew Rostenberg from way out in Idaho break it down for you in “The Dopamine Dilemma — Natural Strategies for Optimizing Mental Health”. As he mentions, we hear a lot about serotonin, but it’s darling dopamine that we really need to cherish, ‘cause modern life can really trash it, and we can’t live without it!!

(And how ironic that I thank a little bottle of antibiotics below, when antibiotics wreak such havoc on the gut! Just goes to show that inspiration can come from the most unexpected places…).

Dr. R, you get one pingy-dingy! Thank you for caring, for working to make a complicated topic understandable and interesting, and for helping people help themselves. I hope you get to drive sehr schnell on the Autobahn one day!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d630qmgW2sg

I’m a typewriter whompin’, card catalogue lovin’ white girl from back in the day, and I yearn for a time before the covers of trade paperbacks were all squidgy, so you can imagine that I don’t actually understand what a pingback is. I do know that it can in some way be part of spreading the love, and since that’s what I’m all about at The Total Femme… every Wednesday, I pay homage to the laughter, love, and inspiration to be had elsewhere online.

At the Total Femme, my intention is to post three times a week: Meditations for Queer Femmes on Monday, Pingy-Dingy Wednesday on Wednesday and Femme Friday on Friday. Rather than play catch-up in a stressful fashion on those weeks when life prevents posting, I have decided to just move gaily forward: if I miss a Monday, the next post will be on Wednesday, and so on. Thank you, little bottle of antibiotics for inspiring me in this! (“…if it’s almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Don’t take a double dose to make up for a missed one.”)

 

Meditations for Queer Femmes – Thank You, Owl

The barred owl

smacking her beak lips

in the morning light

hunches and turns her back to

the harassing blue jays

no one loves a predator

but I do, I love her

I love how she has come

to us now, this year of

transition, grief, rebirth

she has been in and around

our yard for a few months now

quiescent in the sunlight

way up in the hemlock

visible best from the bedroom

window where our son

no longer sleeps

at dusk she swivels

her head, beginning to wake

her eyes widen

she preens, quickening

ready to scout

thank you, owl

thank you

for your wild, near presence

for your glory

for this grace

Every Monday, I offer a Meditation for Queer Femmes in the spirit of my maternal grandmother, Mimi, who was fabulous, kind, and wise and from whom I inherited her Meditations for Women.

At the Total Femme, my intention is to post three times a week: Meditations for Queer Femmes on Monday, Pingy-Dingy Wednesday on Wednesday and Femme Friday on Friday. Rather than play catch-up in a stressful fashion on those weeks when life prevents posting, I have decided to just move gaily forward: if I miss a Monday, the next post will be on Wednesday, and so on. Thank you, little bottle of antibiotics for inspiring me in this! (“…if it’s almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Don’t take a double dose to make up for a missed one.”)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Published in: on March 4, 2019 at 5:56 PM  Comments Off on Meditations for Queer Femmes – Thank You, Owl  
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