I was born in the wagon of a traveling show, my mama used to dance for the money they’d throw, Papa would do whatever he could …

Wait. That’s not me, that’s Cher. Apparently people have been getting the two of us confused for so long that now even I’m starting to do it. I guess I’m just going to have to snap out of it! (See what I did there? Yeah, I’m clever like that. And if you don’t see it I suggest you watch Moonstruck. Great movie, helps you get jokes.)

I write as The Baroness Buttercup for a number of reasons: I hate to waste a good pseudonym (I was Urethra Franklin on my last blog. Loved that name, hated giving it up), *sigh* hiding from my fucking stalker (see my last blog link), it feels a little bit like role-play and who doesn’t like role-play?, slipping into a different skin helps get my imagination and creative juices flowing, what I write is more important to me than having people knowing who I am and (most importantly) avoiding at all costs my parents somehow stumbling onto my blog.

I know, I know … what, you may ask, are the chances two people in their seventies who, no matter how many times I tell them I just need the whatever.com or .org or .net part of a URL to help them find something on a website still insist on starting with “http…”, will accidentally land here? Well, I didn’t think the odds of them running across my extensive collection of porn or arsenal of sex toys a freakishly high number of times were very good either, but I’ve had to hear things like, “Your father wants to know what to do with the steamer trunk full of pornography,” and “For God sake! How many dildos does one person need?” far too often to be willing to take the risk.

So that’s a bit about me. If there’s anything else you want to know, like where Buttercup lives is or what my father did with the steamer trunk full of pornography or just how many dildos one person needs, leave a comment and I’ll get back to you.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you’ll be back.

32 responses to About


    Dear Baroness Buttercup,

    My name is Ashlee. I’m co-founder of the Youshare Project, with the mission to connect people around the world through true, personal stories. I recently stumbled across your blog and read through several of your posts. I love your writing style, and the personal topics you write about. I’m wondering if you might consider sharing a story with our project?

    If this sounds interesting to you, I would love to email you directly with more information. You have my email address and website. I hope to hear from you soon.




    what an intro, wow



    You had me at Cher ~



    What a great blog! Hilarious, witty, thoughtful writing. I look forward to more posts. 😀

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    I absolutely love your blog! You are an excellent writer and storyteller.



    It is I, your former roomie….who couldnt find the “Buttercup” card you gave me until I used that orange purse I had at the birthday party that night again. Alas, I too have started a blog but yours is so much better- I would expect nothing less from the woman I used to refer to as my Owl of Wisdom (hoo). Hope you are doing well and so glad to see that your blog, like your life, is full of WHIMSY!



    Hey you… you’re so awesome that when I was asked to type out a list of 15 blogs I like, I could only think of 5. And you’re one of them.. Enjoy 🙂 http://writeinthewrongway.wordpress.com/2013/09/03/for-me-you-shouldnt-have/



    This is why the internet was created, so our parents couldn’t find our porn. All hail technology!



    You are a hoot. LOL Loved your bio. Thank you much for the smile and laugh it was desperately needed



    Wait, there’s an upper limit on the number of dildos one person needs? Crap.



    Love the bio. And, the chances of your parents finding you are greater than you think. I inadvertently found my teen daughter’s anonymous blog via Twitter. I was looking at her Tweets and it recommended her blog Twitter account as one to follow. I thought I recognized the photo/name and read a post. Sure enough, it was her. Maybe Twitter linked them because of their same IP address? Who knows. Long story short – stick with the pseudonym! And, whatever did happen to the steamer trunk???



      Fortunately I’ve recently come out to my parents as a blogger and we’ve reached an understanding that they won’t go searching for my blog. Instead, I’ll send them to edited versions of posts that can be altered and still make sense. And I’m not sure, but I think they donated the trunk and it’s contents to a home for the pornographically challenged.


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