the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Summer of 1977

You can probably guess that we’ve done nothing the last two days but download and listen to everything Peter Frampton has ever recorded (legally, from Amazon). And step aside Coldplay, Frampton is now the new kitchen dancing music, although Leta has had to ask Jon to turn it down, Dad, more than once. Here is Jon doing his best interpretation of his twelve-year-old self at the end of “Do You Feel Like We Do.” Keep in mind, there is a whole seven or eight minutes of this that I could have uploaded, but I’m kind enough not to put you through all of that.

Also, this? This right here? This is why I married this man.

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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