Author: ashton

Stars

I have been very fortunate to have had lots of little side jobs writing, thanks to help from your reposting on social media outlets! The only downside to that is every time I sit down to write on Fluent in Blonde, it’s like, twenty nine o’clock and I have to close my eyes for a

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Reintroducing Fluent in Blonde: The Reboot

If I know anything now, it’s that everyone has been emotionally cheese grated. You included. I think that’s what bonds us.  …unless there is a pandemic, then ammo and sourdough starters bond us. Experiencing real grief for the first time was my most recent of these experiences. Very poetically speaking, grief is life’s real double

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To Live Will be an Awfully Great Adventure

Okay, hi. Did you make it through my previous post? That was a long one. Now we can have some real talk. …because this is maybe the sloppiest post I’ve ever written. I just can’t make it flow, like the OMGIHAVENTSEENYOUINTHREEYEARSHOWAREYOU kind of conversation you yell at your long lost friend at school pickup: both

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A Note To My Kids About Storms

Published October 2018 To my babies, It’s my wish that you never feel any pain, any true sorrow. As anyone knows, you know, life. It will happen. (I’m your mom, so I have to tell you about what to do about this. It will be included in the “Life Skills” pamphlet I’ll be giving you in kindergarten, later published in a larger

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