What Puppy Lust Has Taught Me About Baby Rabies

I’ve done my fair share of poking fun at people with full-blown Baby Rabies. You know the type – the ones whose biological clocks start BRRRRRRINGING at the very sight of a double-wide Bugaboo stroller. The ones who make new moms a little nervous with such comments to the baby as, “You’re so cute, I could just STEAL YOU!” I’ll admit, I’ve been giving these crazy ladies a hard time. But that’s all going to have to grind to a halt because it’s recently come to my attention that I’ve developed a raging case of PUPPY LUST....more
I'm no expert about this, as I don't yet have any kids.   But I don't think you can know if you ...more

To Breed or Not to Breed...That IS the Question!

It happened again. I’m at Farmstand in El Segundo for dinner with Drew and after a nail-biting five minutes with the menu, I order the Pomegranate Walnut Stew with authority. But no sooner is the waitress’s backed turned than I want, I NEED, to change it to Mama’s Herbed Ground Chicken. This is nothing new. I imagine my photo is looming in the back of my favorite haunts as a warning to freshman waitstaff to run like the wind once they’ve taken my order. A minor symptom of a raging case of decidophobia (real word)....more