the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Horizon in the high desert

Leta and I drove out by ourselves to my mother’s cabin in the high desert over the holiday (Jon was feeling very ill, part of the reason I left him home to go grocery shopping with Leta on that nighttime journey through Self-Checkout Hell). My mother watched her for a couple of hours so I could take a walk with Chuck and snap some pictures. It was the most peaceful afternoon I’ve had in months.

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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