Wonder Body and the Sense of Taste: one of the big 5 senses, super-tasters, and the pleasure of going subtle
Season 3 of the Pleasure Lab podcast: The Sense of Taste
In this third full episode of Season 3, Amy and Alex talk about the sense of Taste. One of the big 5 sense, we often take this one for granted. But what is taste and what are the 5 types we can sense. Are you...
Take a deep breath in honor of trees and bushes
I am grateful for the abundance of living vegetation in my neighbor.
I asked my friend, who is an arborist, “What happens to the plants and trees when there is smoke from the fire in the air?”
He responded, “They like the CO2 from the fire, it is like fertilizer to them”.
Abundance. Look around and gather...
Erotix is published!
A baker's dozen writers come together to explore the idea of what it is to be adventuring in a body: what is it to connect with others? What is it to experience intense sensation? What is it to transform? What is it to live in this particular body that we have? Using erotic touch,...
Report from the field of combustion
Smoke from the fires is what we hear on the news. According to the agency monitoring Washington State air quality, the last four days Seattle has had “Unhealthy” air quality. A step away from “Hazardous.” This comes with a recommendation to stay indoors, close all windows, and use an air conditioner (who has one...
Wonder Body and the Sense of Proprioception, or How to Find Your Nose
Season 3 of the Pleasure Lab podcast: The Sense of Proprioception
In this second full episode of Season 3, Amy and Alex talk about the sense of Proprioception. How do you know where your body is in space, in relation to the ground, to your nose. They discuss the sense, some of the hidden gems behind...
It's harvest time, so of course here's the obligatory golden field of wheat photo. I've definitely noticed more corn around, and the bigger, thicker squashes in people's urban gardens (so envious, my tiny container garden right now consists of a few scraggly cherry tomatoes and kale that is 90% eaten by caterpillars).
Components of Combustion
Components of combustion
What does it take to safely light things up?
com·bus·tion - kəmˈbəsCH(ə)n/
an act or instance of burning
a usually rapid chemical process (such as oxidation) that produces heat and usually light ; also : a slower oxidation (as in the body)
violent agitation - tumult
This summer's wildfires—in California, across the west, in Europe, and even the arctic circle—have ignited...
Rise and Shine
I spent some weeks in British Columbia earlier this month and, as result, been thinking alot about bread. They eat 'alot' of it here, or at least 'alot' by my standards. Now mind you, I love bread. Anyone who knows me knows I will probably ask for an onion bagel on my deathbed. But...
"To make [my story] not too heavy, I plunged it into the water."
Hello from Portals of Pleasure!
We are on retreat right now, at our annual five-day deep dive in New Mexico. I invite you to tune in to our circle, radiating outward and connecting to all of you beloveds who follow and accept our work — you create part of the larger energetic circle.
Just take a...