the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Trolley Square

A brand new and enormous Whole Foods opened next to a downtown mall called Trolley Square last week, and we waited a few days for the hubbub to die down before we checked it out. But the hubbub had not died down at all, and it was like a summer afternoon at Disneyland except with less children and way more flannel. It was insane! So instead of shopping we checked out the food court for lunch. (A FOOD COURT, I just typed that.) I’ve never eaten so much quinoa or flaxseed in my life.

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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