Heater, Mother of Lance

I know you’re not going to believe this, but neither one of us is stoned

  • Marcia

    2005/01/08 at 6:01 am


  • Kate

    2005/01/08 at 6:02 am

    I’ve never been so high.

  • Sandy

    2005/01/08 at 6:02 am

    Pure joy! I love it!

  • e

    2005/01/08 at 6:03 am

    good morning! you both look so happy! awesome!

  • Shelagh McIntyre

    2005/01/08 at 6:03 am

    4th! Woo!

  • Jennifer in Kansas City

    2005/01/08 at 6:03 am

    Awesome! Your loyal viewers/readers will be happy to see you grinning so much! That is a true friendship photo.

  • Margaret from Germany

    2005/01/08 at 6:03 am

    Guten Tag!!

  • Honey Bunny

    2005/01/08 at 6:06 am

    sweet! you guys look great 🙂

  • Eric

    2005/01/08 at 6:06 am

    ANOTHER smiling HBA shot! Gimme some of them happy pills!

  • Karen Rani

    2005/01/08 at 6:06 am

    What a great picture…..I follow Beth’s blog too – I just love her take on Motherhood as much as yours….hope everyone is doing well!

  • ginger (a different one!)

    2005/01/08 at 6:08 am

    It’d be a lot cooled if you were….

    (Dazed and Confused Matthew McCauhnahey voice!)

  • Amy S

    2005/01/08 at 6:09 am

    Maybe not stoned but perhaps a bit buzzed.
    Hope you had a great time.

  • ellyn

    2005/01/08 at 6:11 am

    yay for fun! you guys look gloriously happy!

  • Dale

    2005/01/08 at 6:12 am

    I confess, I am a dooce addict. I had my first dooce dream last night where I flew out to spend a day with Heather and the family.

    I promise, I’m not stalker scary crazy, just love to read your site! You have a great writing style.

    Keep it up!

  • Monica

    2005/01/08 at 6:14 am

    So what did she just say that made you laugh so much?

  • courtney

    2005/01/08 at 6:15 am

    “Not necessarily stoned, but…beautiful…”
    (Jimi Hendrix)

  • Danielle - not witty, just honest.

    2005/01/08 at 6:15 am

    I saw the finger (in the thumbnail) and thought it was another pic of Leta.
    Imagine my joy to see your huge grins and friendship just shining out at me.
    I am smiling back at you. Even if you can’t see it.

    Oh, and I don’t want to imply that I don’t enjoy pics of Leta. I just derive a lot of happiness from seeing the happiness of others.

  • Lisa S

    2005/01/08 at 6:15 am

    Hey – Courtney stole my comment! Damn it!

  • Lisa

    2005/01/08 at 6:16 am

    Hehehehe. Nice pic. What was so funny??

  • Denise

    2005/01/08 at 6:16 am

    Love the “fingernail” thumbnail!

  • J. Canuck

    2005/01/08 at 6:17 am

    You have what my brother refers to as the “Universal High”- no drugs necessary.

    Although according to his theory this generally happens when two other people are smoking up and your the sober third (and fourth in this case)person. Which begs the question: Just what are Jon & Dave up to behind the camera???

  • miz_a

    2005/01/08 at 6:20 am

    It’s so lovely to see you looking happy, Dooce 🙂

  • Janie

    2005/01/08 at 6:21 am

    There is absolutely nothing like laughing with your friends. Great photo 🙂

  • Badger

    2005/01/08 at 6:24 am

    Oh please. You expect us to believe that? Beth totally has the pre-exhale, post-bong hit face going on there.

    However, I am envious of her healthy-looking fingernails. And it’s nice to see more pics of you smiling! Or laughing uncontrollably. Whatever.

  • Gooooder

    2005/01/08 at 6:24 am

    You look so happy!

  • Susie

    2005/01/08 at 6:24 am

    Girlfriends! My 7-year-old daughter said of her best friend, “Bailey and I think things are funnier than other people do.” Isn’t that a perfect definition of a best friend?

  • Moxie

    2005/01/08 at 6:28 am

    That is the universal Moms-whose-children-have-finally-fallen-asleep look.

  • al

    2005/01/08 at 6:39 am

    #26 so not first, Laughing at a mans expenxe no doubt

  • Southern Fried Girl

    2005/01/08 at 6:40 am

    Love the pics of you laughing and smiling. Have a great weekend. 🙂

  • Southern Fried Girl

    2005/01/08 at 6:42 am

    Wait, Beth has a blog too – what is her address?

  • Cristin

    2005/01/08 at 6:55 am

    Beth+ crazyus.com

  • scorp

    2005/01/08 at 6:55 am

    Beth’s blog is http://www.crazyus.com 🙂

  • Cristin

    2005/01/08 at 6:55 am

    um, I meant “=” duh

  • karen

    2005/01/08 at 6:56 am

    yes well, I’m high enough for the both of you then.

  • closet metro

    2005/01/08 at 6:56 am

    Courtney, you nailed it with the Hendrix quote.

  • Dr. Johnny Fever

    2005/01/08 at 6:57 am

    Everybody must get stoned!

    (You’re right. I don’t believe you.)

  • August95

    2005/01/08 at 7:05 am

    That looks like one hell of a joke Heather. Let us in on it.

  • Bucky Four-Eyes

    2005/01/08 at 7:09 am

    Ladies, Colgate wants you for their next advert!

  • JuJuBee

    2005/01/08 at 7:15 am

    Yeah, what’s so funny ladies?

  • Heatheranne

    2005/01/08 at 7:25 am

    I have a feeling there’s a story behind the laughing!

    That’s what best friends are for.

  • Melanie

    2005/01/08 at 7:32 am

    Oh, now I think photos like this are completely awesome. I can feel the happy from all the way over here!

  • romy

    2005/01/08 at 7:36 am

    excellent picture, excellent happy.
    i would say “hope you had fun” but it’s clear we’re beyond that. GLAD you had fun. 🙂

  • Beth

    2005/01/08 at 7:41 am

    Aww, that’s excellent! You can’t beat having a good friend.

  • Becca

    2005/01/08 at 7:43 am

    That’s what friends are for.. to share moments like that.

  • JulieT

    2005/01/08 at 8:00 am

    CHEERS to that. Friends are the best. I’m glad you have each other, Heather!

  • Colleen from a Drug-Free NJ

    2005/01/08 at 8:06 am

    yo, duuuude, what’s the joke?
    (said in that “I’m holding it in” voice)

  • sam

    2005/01/08 at 8:07 am

    Wow, the lack of comments on Saturday sure illustrates how many people are wasting company time on this website during the work week. 🙂

    Slackers unite!

  • krissy pants

    2005/01/08 at 8:12 am

    You see, it’s not that I’m lazy, it’s that I just don’t care.

  • DeAnn

    2005/01/08 at 8:14 am

    That is fairly unbelievable.

  • Karen Rani

    2005/01/08 at 8:14 am

    Dale said at 08:12AM, 01.08.2005:
    I confess, I am a dooce addict. I had my first dooce dream last night where I flew out to spend a day with Heather and the family.

    *BLUSH* Me too – a while back…I’m not a stalker either but I even wrote about it….lol!


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Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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