Click here to go to "Semplica Girl Diaries" in The New Yorker
excerpt below from the interview with George Saunders about the story. image above front the same source.
“The Semplica-Girl Diaries” deals with a family in a not-too-distant future (or perhaps an alternate present or past?) that is struggling to keep up with the Joneses—which, in this society, means leasing some unusual garden ornaments.