Now I Just Need a Theme Song

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008 • 4 Comments on Now I Just Need a Theme Song

I think the universe is currently out of whack and trying to right itself.  I have received several unusual correspondence in the past few days—“unusual” in the sense of being unexpected and out of the blue.  As if people are thinking about me whom I don’t expect to be thinking about me.  Not that I don’t think people think about me, but I don’t think people think about me more than they think about other things like, say, government rebate checks or what to have for breakfast.  So, to be thought about and then have someone send a note or what not, it is surprising.  Mostly surprising in a nice way.

This universe out of alignment theory suggests I am somehow responsible for realigning it.  Of course, I go from being rather humble in saying I don’t expect people to think about me (especially people who don’t see me often—or at all) to accepting responsibility for righting the universe.  Ah, the dichotomy!  Perhaps it’s only my universe that is out of order, hence the need for me to be the one to re-establish the balance.  Yes, perhaps that is it.  But I have heard others say their universe is out of order, too.  (Hence, some of the correspondence.) 

I have commented more than once in the past week that, whatever task I take on next, I would like to wear a cape.  (Alison prefers sexy socks.)  I don’t know why, but righting the universe (even if it’s only my universe) just seems to scream “cape.”  Plus, people kind of have to believe I’m serious about saving the universe if I’m wearing a cape, right?  (But not one of those floor-length ones I’ll trip over—I prefer one of those mid-thigh capes that will flow behind me as I dash around.)

I’m cool with being the superhero of my own universe.  How about you?

Posted by Kristina in Musings
  • sortofblog says:

    I had to make a cape in college—for a lesson my group was doing for a visiting group of 1st graders. 

    My cape rocked like no other. 

    I cut a large pattern for my cape out of white butcher paper.  Then I glued tissue paper of all colors to the paper.  I gluedFruit Loops around the tissue paper so to look like stitching. 

    It was a cape of many colors.  I also had a top hat to match.

    Granted, it wasn’t the most practicle of materials for a Super Hero Cape—rain would result in a mushy hero.  But I sure did feel Super in it.

    Plus, I think Fruit Loops are pretty fitting for MY cape.

  • Kristina says:

    Jae—I have a mental picture of a trail of ants behind you..

    Alison—Almost!  I’d like something a little longer and perhaps in a different color (the red will class with my hair).  Maybe blue? smile

  • alison tyler says:

    Like this one? (I hope this link works!)

    XXX,
    Alison

  • Eden says:

    I thought of this:

    Edna: It will be bold! Dramatic!
    Bob: Yeah!
    Edna: Heroic!
    Bob: Yeah. Something classic, like, like Dynaguy. Oh, he had a great look! Oh, the cape and the boots…
    Edna: [throws a wadded ball of paper at Bob’s head] No capes!
    Bob: Isn’t that my decision?
    Edna: Do you remember Thunderhead? Tall, storm powers? Nice man, good with kids.
    Bob: Listen, E…
    Edna: November 15th of ‘58! All was well, another day saved, when… his cape snagged on a missile fin!
    Bob: Thunderhead was not the brightest bulb…
    Edna: Stratogale! April 23rd, ‘57! Cape caught in a jet turbine!
    Bob: E, you can’t generalize about these things…
    Edna: Metaman, express elevator! Dynaguy, snagged on takeoff! Splashdown, sucked into a vortex!
    [shouts]
    Edna: No capes!

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