the smell of my desperation has become a stench


I got to spend a couple of days in Massachusetts over the weekend and see some historical American sites including that place famous for witches. Lots of shops in Salem selling witch/magic supplies, one in particular that promised “excellence and authenticity.” THEY SO WEREN’T KIDDING. Two guys inside were having a discussion about their previous lives: “In my second life, I didn’t have this nose.” Well, duh, dude. In your second life you were a duck.

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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