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Last Line: Where the Wild Things Are

8 May

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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE “…and it was still hot.”

No matter what you do, momma loves you best of all. And also, your imagination knows no bounds. Never stop dreaming.

After his mom sends him to his room, Max sails off on a wild adventure only to return home “years later” to find his dinner waiting for him. “… and it was still hot.” It’s actually a longer sentence, but that last clause is the kicker.

Thank you, Maurice Sendak. R.I.P.

Meaningful Last Line: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

14 Apr

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ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY: “Even in Australia.”

Hey, things kinda suck everywhere. Ought to get used to it. Love, Mom

P.S. Nowhere is better than where you are. Live each day. Don’t wait.