Life is about the little things that make us happy, right?

04 Feb

Sorry about the last post, people. I was feeling down and just had to vent a little. I try to remind myself that things happen when they are supposed to happen, that there’s a reason for everything, and that there’s also a right time for everything, and that it’s not up to us to decide when and how things are going to happen. I believe that if I’m here and if things are the way they are is because that’s how it’s all supposed to be. Not that I think we should all sit back and wait for everything to just magically solve itself, but that there are things we can’t control simply because we can’t really grasp all the future consequences of our choices.

We constantly ask ourselves if things would be different had we chosen a different path, and to that I think the answer is yes, things would be. Had I married my high school sweetheart I would be in a completely different place right now. Had I married my ex-fiance I would have never moved here. Had I not decided to move from my hometown to a place where I literally knew no one, things would certainly not be the same. But can I say things would be better? No, I can’t. And to be honest, I believe that I am exactly where I’m supposed to be. No, things didn’t turn out the way I expected them to, but they are a result of the choices I made in life. And for now that’s good enough for me.

So moving on, guess what great news I have just received that made me do a little happy dance? I’ll be seeing Jenny Lawson, aka The Bloggess in March! She’ll be on a book tour and will finally come to my town! Not only that, but she’ll be here on a day I can actually go see her. It’s the “now in paperback” book tour of her book (well, what else could it be, right?). In case you’re wondering, yes, I do have her book (hardcover) already, and yes, I will be getting a new one (paperback). Why? Because there’s a new chapter in the paperback and I just have to see it. That’s why.

Anyway, I’m really excited! It will be a great way to celebrate my birthday.


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5 responses to “Life is about the little things that make us happy, right?

  1. Amanda

    February 4, 2013 at 1:37 pm

    I’m so jealous! She’s not coming to my area (at least, it’s not currently on the tour list). I have the Kindle version but, like you, will buy the paperback because it will be SO WORTH IT.

    • RedheadCarol

      February 4, 2013 at 4:33 pm

      Maybe she’ll do another leg of the tour, like she did for the hardcover?

  2. Punky Coletta

    February 4, 2013 at 4:27 pm

    So cool that she’ll be in your town!!

    • RedheadCarol

      February 4, 2013 at 4:34 pm

      I’m really excited! Have you been to one of her book tours?

      • Punky Coletta

        February 4, 2013 at 4:49 pm

        No, I wish, though!


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