the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Looking west

We’ve been having the weirdest weather this month, tons of rain and thunderstorms so heavy that sometimes I wake up and think I’m back in Tennessee, and yesterday I walked over to this window in our living room to see if I could see an end to the line of clouds out over the valley. And that was the first time I ever noticed this tree in our neighbor’s yard. It’s like an enormous wedding bouquet just sitting there right next to our window.

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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