the smell of my desperation has become a stench


I just renewed the registration for the truck online and got this message:

Congratulations! You have successfully renewed your registration with Renewal Express!

The letters were rendered in huge, black bold print. I really get the feeling that the Utah government is proud of me, I mean, look at those exclamation points. No small feat considering that the state of Utah is run by none other than Jesus Christ. This is already the best birthday ever.

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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