Author Archives: Karen

Taboo my Ass!! In Conclusion…

Way back in the Paleolithic era, (okay, so maybe it was April, but in blog time, that’s freakin’ prehistoric) The Scarlet Dogma asked me to do a guest post, encouraging “the more taboo, the better.”  Naturally this led me first … Continue reading

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Still Hot In My Own Not-So-Young-Anymore Kind’a Way

When I stumbled onto Stephanie Dolgoff’s photo in my Facebook sidebar, a girl I babysat for when I was around 12, and her 6, it prompted me to her awesome site, FormerlyHOT.com, a blog essentially about no longer being the … Continue reading

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Do You Taboo??? (The Sequel to my Prequel)

Happy Monday, folks. (Talk about an oxymoron). I’d like to turn your attention to a subject we visited a little while back: TABOOS So.  Apparently, the biggest taboo is discussing taboos! Or, to be more precise, commenting on a blog … Continue reading

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Taboo my Ass! Give me the Uncensored Version!

And now a few words about a very taboo subject… Dear Esteemed and Awesomely Cool Readers: The Scarlet Dogma has honored/flattered/scared the shit out of me by allowing me to speak from her sophisticated, sexy, sassy and provocative podium. Regarding … Continue reading

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Is There a Difference Between Being Considered ‘Attractive’ and ‘Fuckable?’

Last week’s post,  “It’s the Age of the Sexy MILF – Once Taboo, Now Perversely Erotic,” seemed to arouse interest, (shocking) and provoke discussion—and since I seem to be heading down the road to erotica at some point soon, I … Continue reading

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It’s the Age of the Hot, Sexy MILF – Once Taboo, Now Perversely Erotic

We live in a glorious era in which motherhood has become synonymous with audacious, adventurous, confident and perversely seductive. It’s the age of the MILF, or to put more crudely, Mom I’d Like to Fuck—an acronym both repulsive and appealing. … Continue reading

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Enough with the Broken Heart Woes – So you got Dumped. Get Over it!

We’ve all done it at some point―frantically search google for some profound wisdom or poetry on “soothing broken hearts” or “rebounding from the depths of hell after being dumped.” We are desperate for anything that will bring us solace and … Continue reading

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Preserving the Good name of Premarital Sex

While teen pregnancy is a credible issue that needs addressing, these overzealous abstinence-only teachings have not only defamed the good name of premarital sex, but done so at the expense of tarnishing the good characters of those girls who are … Continue reading

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Has Chivalry ‘Checked Out’ or Still in Hibernation?

It was the late 70’s when I started dating, a period that seems both long ago and just yesterday. It was the mark of distinction to show some chivalrous behavior, even if it was a front put on for my … Continue reading

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Palin Preaching Abstinence – Pause before you Play or Pause (to pray) before you Play?

While abstinence campaigns that denounce pre-marital sex, may boost the morale of those teenagers practicing abstinence, or stimulate virgins to take that oath of celibacy, they make a mockery of their message by using spokespeople like America’s most famous teenage … Continue reading

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The Female Animal: Uncovering the Mystery of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

Women rule the world. Okay, maybe I’m biased, but they do. Just look at them—raising us, feeding us, bathing us, nurturing us; hardwired to reassure and bolster each other against disappointment and confusion. Evolving from decade to decade with more … Continue reading

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Mother Nature: The Wrath of a Diva

First let me just say, that the natural beauty created by Mother Nature is as miraculous as it is awesome. Yet in all her splendor, she can be unpredictable, childish, impetuous, weird and destructive. (sounds a bit psychotic to me, … Continue reading

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Female Midlife Crisis or Middle-Aged Loony?

If “midlife crisis” has become such a cliche, conjuring up images of straight men in toupees, speeding around in red convertibles with a twenty-something blond all sprawled in the front seat, then what are we women headed for when it’s … Continue reading

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Bringing you to the Heart of my City – New York

The “Scarlet Starlet’s News” is a tell-all, bringing you to the heart of my city, the Big Apple; an ex-New Yorker sharing some of my city savvy, dogma to live by when visiting NYC, and my personal list of “must … Continue reading

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Sassy Single Mamas Don’t Mess Around..

So, what’s with the name “The Scarlet Dogma,” you ask? Would that be a take on, “The Scarlet… Correctomundo!…a slight take on “The Scarlet Letter,” bringing some attention to that sexy branding we single mamas are given, (the harlots, Jezebels … Continue reading

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Dishin’ out Sass!

Ballsy women rock! So this is for all you smart, sane, sassy women, who mean what you say and say what you mean. This section is devoted to you and your memorable episodes or short stories that warranted shifting your sassy … Continue reading

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The Scarlet Dogma

WELCOME! Glad you’re here! So what’s all the fuss about? Well, aside from seeking catharsis, I created The Scarlet Dogma, as a venue to write and reflect on the irony and absurdity of life—my life, and how when you look … Continue reading

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