Sunday, April 4, 2021

"Fetch Me A Switch"

 


Today I was working in the woods, clearing dead wood. (we have to be super conscientious about fire danger here in the Sierra Foothills) As I was working I heard the words “Bring me a switch.” I did a double-take and looked around. Of course there was no one there. I admit to being a kind of Woo Woo guy, have been since I was a kid. It was probably my imagination, or was it? In the past three years my relationship with other realms, other realities, or maybe just extensions of my own consciousness into spaces it didn’t travel before have expanded greatly.

It made me smile. I am sure it is the only time, ever, that those words made me smile. Those were probably the most dreaded words for me in our DWC relationship. Sometimes she would say “Go cut a switch”, or “Bring me a switch.”  “Fetch me a switch” was revealing in a way. She grew up on a rural dirt farm and although she never discussed discipline there, a few hints leaked out from time to time.

She taught me what she expected a switch to look like. I only brought a wimpy one to her once, causing her to go get one for herself. She had me examine it, explained that it was e sturdier than what she normally sent me for, and then used it. Message received!

She used the switch very infrequently. For example; while she liked me to be an assertive guy, and encouraged healthy discussion about things, I sometimes got carried away arguing too vehemently, and even being sarcastic. All of a sudden I would hear, in a very calm measured voice, “Go fetch me a switch.” I knew I was totally screwed and I had better not open my mouth to in any way object.

The switch is extremely painful and leaves ugly welts. You have heard the phrase “a spanking you’ll never forget?” Trust me; this is something you can live without “remembering”. But I wanted to share this memory with you because I actually felt nothing but loving memories when I heard that voice in the woods. I would absolutely have loved to be fetching a switch for her.

On our wedding day we took a private stroll before the ceremony and, seated on a fallen log, she switched my bare butt over her knee.



28 comments:

  1. "Real" or not, it sounds like a great experience and means of reminiscing. I hope you had a great weekend.

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    1. Weekend was pretty good; not rising to great, but no complaints :)

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  2. Having to Go cultivate your own switch would almost as bad as the switching itself. Hearing our wives utter a certain command seems to resonate with most of us. My 'favourite is "Bend Over!" . It is a memorable moment when I hear that , even though I know it will not be fun.

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    1. Good point there. A few times she told me to bring her 3 implements for a session.

      The DWC used to sell a wide variety of implements, and she had dozens of prototypes and other unique things she had collected, so I had to figure out what might be acceptable. It was embarrassing and difficult.

      Two things I never chose were the bath brush and the cane. In fact, since I was the one who did most of the cleaning and such, I made a point of stocking the shower with loofah sponges rather than have another bath brush handy.

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    2. I think the bath brush had risen to the top of everyone's most fearsome spanking implements list.

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    3. I use the bath brush almost exclusively, and make Jimmy fetch it. Never tried a switch yet, but we do have trees in our back yard! Great memory, Tomy

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    4. Thanks for visiting Belle. She did like the bath brush's ease of use and convenience. But she was also a huge fan of variety and unique implements. So her collection was truly epic. Some items were things I never saw or head of being used anywhere else.

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    5. Do you still have those rare implements? Show us pictures!

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    6. I disposed of almost everything. But I may have some interesting ones. I'll look.

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    7. Belle,

      Please email to me about how you know Scott.

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    8. Hi, Tomy, not sure what this medsage means. I don't know Scott.

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    9. I must have gotten mixed up. I thought it was you who asked me if someone by that name made the "hand paddle". I'll have to go back and look at that again.

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    10. Belle, this was the entry that confused me.......

      Belle April 11, 2021 at 7:24 AM

      Oh, I like the idea of a paddle made from my hand. Is the Scot still making them?

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  3. Rosa and I enjoy switches, but employ them rarely. We did some outside stuff on a camping trip a while back, but having been used to such things a long time ago, I was surprised how it seems there are more people around now than then.

    Actually the more I keep thinking, I have a lot of fond memories associated with switches.

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    1. I have NEVER been a fan of "outside stuff". It made me feel even more vulnerable. I'm sure that's why I got caned bent over the railing on our deck a few times.

      But we did have a woodshed. Half of it was stacked with wood and the other half had an old piece of carpet with a chair on it. When vanilla friends saw the woodshed we just said I liked to go there and read or think sometimes. Well, it did give me plenty to think about.

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  4. Always wonderful when memories float back into your mind of the person(s) you love. Things that you can now hold dear to your heart, even though they may not have been exactly fun at the time. Glad your weekend was pleasant.
    bottoms up
    Red

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  5. I grew up in the rural south and heard those fateful words on more than one occasion. Speaking of remembering a spanking for the rest of your, 50 years later I still remember every switching I got.

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    1. Carl,

      I hate that you experienced that growing up. No matter the time, place, or circumstances, it is brutality to a helpless kid and it turns my stomach.

      I am not casting aspersions on your parents. But I also cannot let that go without comment.

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    2. Grandparents. A different time. Wishing you good thoughts.

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  6. “rest of your life”, sorry.

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  7. I wonder if the reason she was so good at corporal punishment comes from childhood experience. As people who were never spanked as children, it's been a long road to get to a DWC level of punishment.

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    1. Interesting observation. I'm sure it was a factor. But I have to tell you that she became excellent at everything she put her mind to. She was a highly talented, patient and persistent person.

      She also had a redhead's temper. It very rarely came to the surface. And only a few of my spankings fully included that factor (thankfully)

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  8. When my wife stands there holding a paddle, all she wants to hear is a number. Not just any number, but a prime number. So I have to know what I did and give her a prime number which will be the number of spanks I will get. It has to be an adequate number or she will determine the number herself. I tend to go high as in 31 or 37 or something like that, knowing my bottom will be very sore. Baxter

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  9. Of course the proper way to fetch the switch is with a red bare bottom showing. Worse would be naked. The possibility of being seen like that is far worse than what is coming from the switch itself.. Maybe not worse, but really bad

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  10. and please tell us the results of your fetching....getting it from a switch is especially punitive...good for her

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    1. Just noticed this comment. I suppose I could focus back in enough detail to be able to describe how she employed the switch in writing. Interesting concept. I'll have to think about that.

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