Unable to run firefox

I can no longer run firefox

ERROR: not connected to the gnome-3-38-2004 content interface.
Earth:sudo snap install gnome-3-38-2004
snap "gnome-3-38-2004" is already installed, see 'snap help refresh'
Earth:sudo snap refresh firefox
error: cannot perform the following tasks:
- Setup snap "firefox" (1883) security profiles (cannot update mount namespace of snap "firefox": cannot update preserved namespace of snap "firefox": cannot update snap namespace: cannot create writable mimic over "/snap/firefox/1883/gnome-platform": cannot create directory "/tmp/.snap": no such file or directory)
Earth:ll /tmp/.snap
total 16
drwxrwxr-x  2 andrew defaria  4096 Sep 29 09:00 ./
drwxrwxrwt 10 root   root    12288 Sep 29 09:22 ../

Can you share the output of the following commands?

snap connections firefox

snap changes --abs-time

Alas, no. I gave up on snap, removed firefox and installed the deb package for it.