This little gem is from a friend, Romance Author Kate Worth’s Blog. I know you’ll enjoy it as much as I did!
Read the next two sentences in the voice of Andy Rooney. I don’t know why, but it’s just more fun.
Apparently PMS is also a fact of life for insects. I snapped this shot of a Praying Mantis casually dismembering her paramour on my back porch last summer.
The Mantis Method of ending affairs is highly efficient. One brief postcoital picnic, and you’re done. No need to change the locks or decide who gets custody of mutual friends. No restraining orders. I had long ago learned that this was the Mantis Way, but it was nevertheless unsettling to witness the chow-down firsthand. I wonder when he first realized there would be no spooning… and was his last thought, “God, she was worth it!”
(I hope so; that would be so romantic!)
work one morning to find my boss Marsha staring down at the commuter lot from our third floor office window. Marsha looked for all the world as if she wished she had a high-powered rifle. As you can imagine, I was frightened. I tried to slip quietly into my cubicle, but I was 18 months pregnant, and therefore quite ungainly. My outie bellybutton upended a rolodex.