the smell of my desperation has become a stench


There is a retaining wall that lines a pathway next to the eastern portion of our house, and it’s covered in this climbing plant (ivy, maybe? I’M NOT SO GOOD WITH PLANTS). I’ve seen my fair share of “This Old House” and know that it’s not good for the infrastructure of anything to have a plant growing on it, let alone a crumbling concrete wall that is holding up the yard of the house next to ours, but damn if during the Fall that wall doesn’t look like it’s on fire. So I’ll forgive it for a few weeks.

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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