How to Embrace the Humor of Mid-Life is Reveled in White Chair Day, a New Release from First Steps Publishing

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Joni Jesme’s debut book uncovers the humor behind growing older and the need to embrace the journey into mid-life and beyond with a smile. Stemming from a green trash can lid verbally mistaken as a white chair, Jesme turned that White Chair Day incident into a compilation of 40 fully-illustrated true stories revealing the humorous side of life.

In her debut book "OMG! I'm Having a White Chair Day" Joni Jesme offers true and often humorous side to growing older. About a week before a milestone birthday, Joni drove coworkers out for lunch. On the way back to the office, they came across a very large green, plastic garbage can lid in the middle of the street. Startled by the object, Joni Jesme blurted, “Oh no! There’s a white chair in the road!”

Yes, she said white chair. Her coworkers burst into laughter. “Joni, where did you get white chair from?” They continued to laugh for several days.

Joni had reached the point in her life when the wrong words flew out of her mouth. And when she tried to find the correct word, it inexplicably vanished. "Where's the whatchamacallit?" She’d stepped across the threshold into a new, and sometimes humorous part of life. [Cue: Rod Serling] “That's the signpost up ahead—your next stop, the White Chair Day Zone!”

From that moment, whenever Joni had one of those head scratching moments, she would explain to those around her, “I’m just having a White Chair Day.” Surprisingly, others shared their stories with her and White Chair Days was born.

A funny thing happens on our way to growing older. You come into your White Chair Days after an amusing voyage through life’s milestones. When you look for and enjoy the humor as you transition from one phase of life to another, reaching your White Chair Days will defy expectations, and life will be anything but dull.

Adorned with endearing illustrations, "OMG! I’m having a White Chair Day" is sure to delight readers of all ages, particularly those who call green lids “white chairs” and thingamajigs “whatchamacallits.”

About the Author:

Joni Jesme is a mom, writer, and creative soul with wet feet, dirty hands, working on her fourth cup of coffee and continuously learning new things. She is employed in the creative world of marketing, working on web design, creative story content and social media as well as utilizing her inspired pen to help clients’ stories come to life. She gathered these moments in OMG! I’m Having a White Chair Day, the first collection of stories in an intended series. | Twitter: @WhiteChairDay | Facebook: @WhiteChairDay

For further information, interviews, media kit or proofs please contact:

Suzanne Parrott at First Steps Publishing
541-961-7641 or contact(at)
Book sale date: June 30, 2018

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