(I also keep hearing the e-mail I never wrote to her back when she got married — Let me be clear: HEATHER ARMSTRONG AKA DOOCE DID NOT WRITE THIS.
I do not know her or correspond with her, have never met the woman and never expect to. I hear my own voice describing what I read in what she is and is not saying in her recent posts, and I put it here to get it out of my own head.
WHY I MADE THE CHOICE I DID: "I've always been the kind of person who'd tell you anything you wanted to know about me. Throughout my first pregnancy and afterward, I told it all: the good, the bad, and the gory — including pictures.
When I wrote about the struggles I had in the first few months after my daughter was born, my audience reached out and helped me. But that said, I have started writing less about Leta as she gets older, out of respect for her privacy."MY ONLY REGRET: "At the very beginning, I wrote some very unflattering things about my family, thinking they'd never read it. But we got through it, and the experience made us all closer."THE WORST THING SOMEONE HAS SAID: "Leta had sensory issues when she was little.
Well, at the beginning it wasn’t clear; and for a while, it seemed possible (supplemented with book deals and TV shows and magazine columns, if you could swing it).
But now the writing’s on the wall: to do this full-time, you’ve either got to be wildly successful or you’ve got to be a shill.
I’m not the former, for a while I was (uncomfortably) the latter, but now I have to stake out a new path as a food blogger and that’s what I’m trying to figure out."Via Kottke, who thinks I'm retiring.
All the flavors and aromas of Sitges are captured in distinctive Sitges restaurants and bars, where culinary masterpieces nourish the appetite, as well as the spirit.
Frank entries about labor, poop (enough to merit its own category on the site), and her battle with postpartum depression earned her a devoted following.
Today, employs both Armstrongs full-time, and logged over 18 million visits in the last year.
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I’m probably getting ahead of myself, but all this extra daylight is making me giddy. March 19, 2013 Daily Photo.“I’m your biggest fan, I’ll follow you until you love me.” Read More → The old man and his pee.