the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Surprise bloom

I believe this is a lily, although if I’m wrong I’m sure you’ll send me an email and snicker. It sprouted in our front yard this year, but since I don’t remember it being there last year its presence is a welcome surprise. We’ve not done any landscaping this year because in the past our ignorance about gardening has caused us to screw things up. But if anyone asks, I’m going to take full credit for this beauty.

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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