You may think I have "lost it" what with all the reruns recently. or perhaps you think I never "had it" in the first place. I offer this one not because I could think of nothing new to write but because I think this expresses very well exactly what I would wish to say today. From 2010, then.
On the other hand, some of us are not still young, Marcus. In point of fact, we despair of ever achieving super power status. It is sufficient to be able to rise, shower and dress; to then place one foot after the other, to find the coffee pot and a mug. Fly? I think not. In the dreams and fantasies of our youth, we moved the earth, we conquered worlds. We are fortunate indeed to have lived a life in which we did not provide serious impediment to the progress of society. "Lead, follow, or get out of the way". Some of us exercised sufficient "powers" to stay out of the way.
We, too, merit recognition.
Cartoon: Foxtrot by Bill Amend