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Get it. (Preferably from the links to your indie bookstore or betterworldbooks.com, but of course it's your dime. So just get it.) Savor it. Return to it any time your spirit seems to sag.
Here's why... And The Pursuit Of Happiness by Maira Kalman, a NYTimes illustrated blog. Click the link to visit a chapter and you will be charmed. Utterly.
* Draw a little bit every day. Use color. Do the fortnightly creative challenge at Hot Toast & Jam.
* Add more visuals & captions to ActionReaders.com & my blog posts here (already started this one!).
* Write to the publishers of And The Pursuit of Happiness to see if they'll give me a big discount on a class set so I can use this book next year, esp. for American Lit.
Here's a page from the chapter relating to Thomas Jefferson. Thought you would like the books and the funky pink chair.