Tuesday, June 26, 2007

My version of "The Office"

I woke up in the middle of the night last night thinking about superheroes and superpowers. Not sure why (maybe the buzz of being in DC makes one think about saving the world?) but it was fun to drift back off to sleep murmuring, "Wonder Twin powers - Activate!"

If you've read the "My Story" section on my website, you know that this superhero dream isn't new to me. Ever since I was a little girl, I've wanted a business card that listed the Hall of Justice as my work address. A nice office on the 7th floor, perhaps. Lunch with Wonder Woman. Aqua Man giving swimming tips at the office Christmas Party. Hearing the female interns swoon over Superman's muscles. That sort of thing.

The best part of the job, though (aside from the defeating of evil creatures seeking to destroy humanity, that is) would be seeing the resumes that came into the office from rogue superheroes looking to connect with a good firm. You know, the ones who had recently married or had a super-baby and needed a good benefits package to support the family. What a great way to spend the day, reading about other people's super powers, and getting to meet them.

Today's question: if you were to submit an application to the Hall of Justice, what would your superpower be?

9 comments:

Sarakastic said...

I like to think that I take sarcasm to superpower proportions

Beck said...

Lounging around would HAVE to be my astounding superpower!

heidikins said...

Mmm, I vote being able to read people's minds... although I also want the ability to turn that off when I just don't want to know what they are really thinking. :)

xox

JenKneeBee said...

Controlling time would be awfully nice. You know, speed it up when you're in a boring meeting and slow it down in the middle of a kiss, etc.

Stacy said...

Is eating chocolate a superpower? (Fun post, by the way.)

Alyssa Goodnight said...

I'd like to be able to detect when people are lying. Although sometimes it's not so difficult... Another fun, funky idea for a book!

If you're interested in a meme, I tagged you today!

appletini said...

My super power would probably be intuition. I'm almost psychic sometimes.... it can be really weird :P

Angela said...

If I had superpowers, the one I would want most would be instant Starbucks chai-making abilities. I'd call myself Instabucks.

ellesappelle said...

Hmmm... that's tough. How about this - after I activated my superpower, every word I spoke would come out of my mouth as the actual thing, so for example, "FLAMING ARROWS!" "SLIPPERY ICE!" "SCARY TIGER!" "VOLDEMORT!"