Tag Archives: Discretion

For Time & Companionship…on Twitter

Why the hell have I been blocked/muted from your Twitter?! If you’ve found yourself suddenly blocked by me on Twitter, here is the explanation as to why. And it really shouldn’t shock you unless you were counting on being the … Continue reading

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{Upscale}

You know how someone can write an article that could be considered the penultimate or seminal statement on the subject? Well, Cecilia Dahl wrote what I consider to be the seminal piece on being upscale in the demimonde. I cannot … Continue reading

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{Truthiness}

Even though Stephen Colbert is the most recent and famous user of this word, and his unique definition of it (heh), it’s been in the dictionary for over a century. Personally, I’m trying to avoid using the word “authentic” or … Continue reading

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{Refined}

“elegant & cultured in appearance, manner, or taste.” In short, you can take me out in public without the fear of my inability to act decently. Of course, I am no wallflower and I enthusiastically engage with others; but I … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Hopefully there is at least one thing in your life that you can give thanks for on Thursday. It’s a family day, but family definitely is not always determined by blood. I have a generally good relationship … Continue reading

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{Jaunty}

“Sprightly, self-confident, and cheerful.” This is a word that is rarely seen on escort bios! It’s an old word, originally descended from the old French for ‘gentil’, a word my mother loves to use to describe her own mother’s family … Continue reading

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Introduction: Claudia’s Alphabet Soup of Adjectives

Also known as: I Have A Thesaurus and I’m Not Afraid To Use It I was inspired to write this series of posts by a post¬†Amanda Brooks made on her blog about the overuse of certain buzzwords, like authentic,¬†in bios … Continue reading

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