the smell of my desperation has become a stench

It was all yellow

These flowers grow next to the driveway of our neighbor’s house that has been on the market for over six months. Yesterday we noticed a “sale pending” sticker on the for sale sign, and Jon thinks he recently saw a young couple with a kid looking through it. I think this is a common suburban dream, hoping hoping hoping that the people who move into the house next to your own are going to be the type of people who will want to come over for a drink, but more importantly will have a kid the same age as your own so that you don’t have to drive across town for a play date. Also it would be great if they had a timeshare in the Bahamas and would invite us to spend our summers there.

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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