Update: Facing my childhood fear of ‘The Green Ribbon’

Well kids, I did it! I dressed up as Jenny from “The Green Ribbon”! I’m finally absolved of my childhood fear of that awful, awful story.

Well, not really. Now I’m actually more terrified of myself dressed as Jenny:

Somehow, Jenny got even more terrifying.

Dressing as Jenny also led to the most unflattering photo of me ever, hands down. And there are a lot of unflattering photos of me out there, trust me.

EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! It probably doesn’t help that I managed to buy the most poorly made wig ever known to man. (Tip: Don’t buy child-size wigs on sale at Walgreens.)

I wore this to work today, and a lot of people didn’t get it. But those who also read the story as kids were immediately creeped out when I pointed to the ribbon.  Success!

One response to this post.

  1. […] I’m not going to claim to be the most photogenic person around. I’ve definitely taken my fair share of unflattering photos. But man, this … this should be deleted from the files immediately. (EDITOR’S NOTE: […]


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