You know, it could be you're working at it too hard. Maybe you should just take a break. But still, if I can’t fly... Then stop trying to. Take long walks, look at the scenery, doze off at noon. Don't do anything. And then suddenly, you'll be flying again. Maybe that’ll help. Trust me, it's gonna be fine. I promise.
KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE
1989 • dir. Hayao Miyazaki
When my mother forgets a word￼, she is the queen of coming up with new words. Words that would take a third National Treasure movie to fully decipher.￼ I was talking to her yesterday, and she said this: “You know the time for los jibbities is coming up￼. You must be so excited!”￼ Oh, is it time for los jibbities already?￼ I must have missed it on my calendar. ￼Are we celebrating something? “Of course￼! We should all be celebrating, shouldn’t we?” ￼OK, so los jibbities is a happy thing.￼ It’s not like something is giving you the heebie-jeebies, which would have been my one and only guess.￼ “Los heebie-jeebies? Now you’re making things up.￼..and this is my show.” You’re right. The time for los jibbities is coming up￼. Is this a season? “Yes, the season for love. The season for pride.”￼ OK, los jibbities. “Yeah, sound it out.” Los…jibbities. LGBTs! “Sí, mira cuz you’re gay!” “You couldn’t just say pride season? You couldn’t just… *laughs*