All but the first one (my mom and her posse) are my Mom and my Aunt...
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My mom looks like she's seen some stuff go down... (but their names are inscribed on their PJs which is a nice touch.)
With these next to I swear my Aunt shoulda been cast in a live-action Studio Ghibli remake...
"Jazz is about taking risks... it's the only way you get better!"
"At life! Jazz is LIKE life! It goes on for longer than you think, and as soon as you're like, '...oh I get it' - it ends!"
Oh, I'm becoming so sensible! We've got to be reasonable about everything we do here. Studying, listening, holding our tongues, helping others, being kind, making compromises, and I don't know what else! I'm afraid my common sense, which was in short supply to begin with, will be used up too quickly and I won't have any left by the time the war is over.I just read Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaption. I don't recall if I read the original in school or not, but so much more of the day to day life - the banality of it - came through in comic form. And the elegance of her self-awareness is always so moving.
Another quote I liked:
Every child has to raise itself.