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September, 2021

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    well, hello.

    Have we met yet? I'm a writer, humorist, etc. Several of my personal essays have gone viral (fart story anyone?). I release new essays every Sunday in my newsletter, True Story(sh). Click here to sign up.

    I also co-host a hilarious and inspiring baking series called Jenny and Anna Bake, with my sister Jenny Penton.

    Oh, and I just wrote a hilarious new book for HarperCollins/Nelson Books to be released 2021.

    I think everything's funny ... eventually. It helps to write about it.

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      • A tapping at our door.

        Water was pouring in under the door so quickly, on such rhythm, it put me in a trance. I just stood there, like a Michelangelo statue, looking at it. Pondering it. As if it wasn’t a disaster nipping at my...

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