Like most people, I have painful memories of trying to fit in as a child. I wore, said, and did pretty much what everyone else did.
Sending a handwritten letter is becoming such an anomaly. It's disappearing. My mom is the only one who still writes me letters. And there's something visceral about opening a letter - I see her on the page. I see her in her handwriting.
Children are very smart, in their own stupid way. A child's brain is like a sponge, and you know how smart sponges are.
You know what Disneyland is known for? The Big Turkey Leg. People walk around with enormous deep-fried turkey legs. Like little kids, three-year-old kids eating these five-pound turkey legs.