the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Antique fan

I picked this up at a local antique shop, and because it doesn’t actually work I have it sitting on the buffet table in the entryway. I’ve been told that it’s a frivolous object because it no longer serves any purpose, but I don’t see how this is any different than any other piece of art in the house. And by that definition almost everything in my house is frivolous. Also, do you see me judging the talking fish you have hanging over your bed?

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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