the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Dedicated to my Uncle Danny (and the rest of my extended family)

I know in some circles it would be totally inappropriate to post this link so soon after a heavy political post, but dammit, this couldn’t wait, especially for those so closely related to me who were worried that they themselves might be sent to prison for such conduct:

Charge dropped against man accused of passing gas:

“A West Virginia man accused of passing gas and fanning it toward a police officer no longer faces a battery charge. The Kanawha County prosecutor’s office requested that the charge be dropped against 34-year-old Jose Cruz.”

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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