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    The Barak & Sheba Articles
    2020
    "Nails in the Fence ..." - June 25, 2020
    "Imagine ..." - June 5, 2020
    "Let Them Know ..." - June 5, 2020
    "Inspiration During COVID ..." - May 12, 2020
    2019
    "Consent Concerns, Issues, and Reporting ..." - Feb 5, 2019
    2018
    "The ACE Rope Weekend has Ended, but Look Out for Drop..." - Sept 9, 2018
    "Red Lips - An Erotic Transformational Story..." - June 1, 2018
    "Thoughts on Negotiation... " - Mar 9, 2018
    2017
    "The Confession..." - Dec 24, 2017
    "Coming Out To Your Partner" - June 10, 2017
    2016
    "Playspace Etiquette - General Play Party Etiquette & Guidelines" - Fall-ish, 2016
    "Searching for Safety" - June 13, 2016
    "So... I have Diabetes..." - April-ish, 2016
    "Happy Valentine's Day!!" - Feb 14, 2016
    2015
    "UnCoiling Time..." - Nov-ish, 2016
    "Giving Thanks..." - Nov 24, 2015
    "By Just a Day..." - Oct 29, 2015
    "Goodbye, Old Friend..." - June 30, 2015
    "Playspace Etiquette - Wanking, Masturbating, and Self-Pleasuring..." - May 9, 2015
    "Speak Out!" - April 17, 2015
    "Why Are You Touching My Rope?" - April 8, 2015
    "A Woman on the $20 Dollar Bill?" - Mar 28, 2015
    "I Wanna Push Your Limits..." - Mar 13, 2015
    "I said, "NO."" - Mar 9, 2015
    "Just Getting into Rope?" - Feb 21, 2015
    "Poke the Sadist!" - Yes, It's a Good Game... But There Are Rules..." - Feb 16, 2015
    "I Loved 50 Shades of Grey..." - Feb 14, 2015
    "Help Fund the Columbus Community Space..." - Feb 9, 2015
    "Daddy don't..." - Jan 25, 2015
    "Barak is My Submissive..." - Jan 4, 2015
    2014
    "The Strict & Demanding Dom... Who can "Train my property properly"" - Dec 23, 2014
    "Oral Sex – All About Talking Dirty…" - Oct 14, 2014
    "Hello Rabbit..." - Aug 20, 2014
    "I'm Not Broken... I'm Bent" - Aug 18, 2014
    "SOAP-BOCKS : Strategic Office Against Perversion" - Aug 5, 2014
    "The 50 Shades Tsunami..." - July 26, 2014
    "The Grand Scheme, My Tragic Life, and Hot Mustard Sauce..." - June 27, 2014
    "How to Find Someone Kinky..." - June 7, 2014
    "That Thin Line..." - June 6, 2014
    "Small Town Connections..." - June 6, 2014
    "Notes on Etiquette - Part 1 - Don't Out Anyone" - May 26, 2014
    "It's Like Using a Road Map..." - May 20, 2014
    "Outing & Privacy" - April 10, 2014
    "Are You a "True" or "Real" Dominant, Master, Submissive, Slave, etc...??" - April 8, 2014
    "That's a Good Way to Get Shot..." - Mar 19, 2014
    "The Lessons of the Butterfly..." - Mar 10, 2014
    2013
    "Great Scenes, Etiquette, & Scene Space..." - Oct 23, 2013
    "So Shines a Loving Deed in a Weary World..." - Aug 15, 2013
    "How I Learned to be a Dom!" - June 26, 2013
    "Who Says You are "Too Big to Rig"???" - June 2, 2013
    "Sharing Knowledge... Teachers, Guides, & Image-Makers" - April 5, 2013
    "Let's Talk Limits..." - Mar 19, 2013
    "And Now...Drop!!" - Feb 4, 2013
    2012
    "Twas the Night Before Christmas..." - Dec 24, 2012
    "Goodbye Cruel World...." - Dec 21, 2012
    "Twas the Day before Thanksgiving..." - Nov 21, 2012
    "Why Do We Do This Kinky Stuff?" - April 2, 2012
    "Drive-bys, Grabs, Touching & Consent..." - Feb 14, 2012
    2011
    "Happy/Merry Christmakwanzahanukkah!!" - Dec 24, 2011
    "An Open Letter to the Kink Community - revised" - Aug 18, 2011
    "It's all Fun & Games..." - Aug 9, 2011
    "Out To The Doctor?" - May 9, 2011
    "It's Not All About the Length..." - April 19, 2011
    "It's All About Communication..." - April 3, 2011
    "The AIS Interview with the NCSF" - Jan 2, 2011

    2010
    "Happy Holidays!" - Dec 25, 2010
    "Thanksgiving Memories..." - Nov 19, 2010
    "Playing to Extremes" - Nov 19, 2010
    "Sadism, Masochist, Consent and All That..." - July 20, 2010
    "Good S-types Should Just "Shut Up and Take It"... NOT!!" - July 01, 2010
    "Guns & Relaxation?" - June 8, 2010
    "Death, Sheba and Me." - May 16, 2010
    "Kinky Morning Thoughts" - February 19, 2010

    2009
    "Paradigm Shifts..." - Oct 22, 2009
    "A Good Day in the Life" - Oct 4, 2009
    "Poly Discussions..." - Jun 25, 2009
    "Early Morning Thoughts..." - May 15, 2009
    "The Importance of Negotiation" - Apr 7, 2009
    "Why Not? It's the Yes No Quiz" - Mar 21, 2009
    "Consensual Master and Slavery" - February 24, 2009
    "WICKED Backlash & Renewed Commitments" - Saturday Feb 21, 2009
    "An Open Letter to the Kink Community" (WICKED) - February 9, 2009

    2008
    "It's About Mutual Respect" - Dec 16, 2008
    "About Switches" - Dec 3, 2008
    "What the Heck is a "No-Shower Sunday" ?" - Nov 26, 2008
    "Service versus Submission" - Oct 16, 2008
    "Discretion After Parties, Events & Other Good Times..." - Oct 6, 2008
    "Top and Sub Drop" - Sep 22, 2008
    "Simply Service" - Aug 25, 2008
    "submissive = introvert?" - Aug 2, 2008
    "Vanilla Becomes Kinky" - Jul 22, 2008
    "Sexual Independence Day" - Jul 4, 2008
    "An open letter from Tornus" - June 1, 2008
    "Origin of Names" - May 8, 2008
    "Favorite Quotes" - May 7, 2008
    "Turning 40...Lifestyle Changes" - Apr 25, 2008
    "Zen of Mastery" - Apr 12, 2008
    "In defense of polyamory?" - Apr 10, 2008
    "Master versus master" - Mar 30, 2008

    2007
    "Reaching Out for Some Leather "Help" - Dec 9, 2007
    "Edge Play" - Nov 15, 2007
    "Notes on Practice & Mastery" - 2007

    2006
    "Playing with Unknown People" - 2006
    "The Unfortunate Nature of Labels" - 2006
    "The Fallacy of Self-Doubt" - 2006
    "Keeping the Home Fires Burning... Notes on Polyamory" - 2006

    Press
    The Huffington Post Article - Feb 15, 2016
    The Mollena Article...3 F's - Aug 11, 2011
    The Other Paper Article - Feb 18, 2010

    Sexis Magazine Articles
    "Truth Is Better Than Fiction" - Dec 30, 2011
    "The Hardest Words To Say" - Dec 2, 2011
    "Waking Up Your Inner Word Slut" - Nov 4, 2011
    "Creating and Nurturing Open Relationships" - Sept 2, 2011
    "The B & S Travel Guide for Kinky Social Networking" - Aug 5, 2011
    "How Do You Tell Someone You Are Kinky?" - July 1, 2011

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