*This blog post was a big fat fail. A couple of weeks ago I was trying to schedule this post for today and accidently hit publish. (Any of you bloggers done that before?) I changed it right away to the correct day but of course it was sent out via email to all my email followers. So, yes, this a post you’ve already seen before. But, I decided to add something new on the bottom so that it wouldn’t be the exact same post that you’ve already seen. Jenny has a great blog so I decided to find some of my FAVORITE blog posts of hers and post the links so you can laugh along with me. Thanks for be patient even while I make mistakes!
Here’s the original post:
It’s no secret that I adore Jenny Lawson (The Bloggess) and her newest book, You Are Here does not disappoint! It’s part inappropriate self-help and part beautiful coloring book. It takes you on a tour of Jenny’s sometimes broken but mostly amazing mind.
It arrived with perfect timing, just as I was just starting the descent into the abyss of the darkness of my own broken mind. I had just cancelled our spring break hotel reservations because 3/4 of my household was sick. I had been suffering for a week and was sad and feeling a little bit bitter that all of my vacation days were being wasted on a never ending runny nose, body aches, a general feeling of shittyness. My youngest daughter and I both missed the field trip to the science museum and I felt terrible for backing out and even more terrible that she didn’t get to go with her friends on a field trip. Luckily, I had pre-ordered 3 copies of the book so each of my girls would get one, too. (Aemelia was very quick to find the F-bombs so if you have an issue with that sort of thing, don’t get this book for kids or only share the pages that are kid-friendly) As we watched a marathon of Gilmore Girls (with a few episodes of Friends mixed in for variety), we organized our new markers and made a color chart with some color pallet ideas (okay, that was mostly me) and began to color.
Here are a few of my favorites so far:
I hope you get the book, it’s less than $10 but worth so much more! I’m enjoying it even more now that we are feeling better. For information on Jenny’s other books and her awesome blog see blog post #11 of All the Things.
See you on Friday, where I will share a great TV show about dog training.
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All the best,
Question of the day. What is your favorite thing to do when you are feeling a sick?
*Bonus-check out my 6 favorite Bloggess Post links from the last 6 months:
http://thebloggess.com/2017/01/04/im-gonna-be-a-vampire-maybe/ (This is where the vampire saga begins. It continues on for a post or two later and it’s all a riot!)
http://thebloggess.com/2016/12/07/the-man-really-is-a-saint-but-hes-killing-me-slowly/ (Victor IS pretty awesome)
http://thebloggess.com/2016/11/29/possibly-the-weirdest-thing-i-ever-got-in-the-mail-and-thats-really-saying-something/ (I want to share friends with Jenny)
http://thebloggess.com/2017/01/10/playing-with-toys/ (The last one is my favorite! Ha!)
http://thebloggess.com/2016/12/29/its-my-birthday-so-you-cant-yell-at-me/ (I say visit the otters)
http://thebloggess.com/2016/10/31/i-was-going-to-name-this-post-happy-howloween-but-that-seems-cheesy-but-i-cant-think-of-anything-else-so-lets-stick-with-that-okay/ (It’s kind of nice to know that the awesome namer of names sometimes get stumped. This one also contains cute pets dressed up in Halloween costumes)