Superman vs Super Bowl

It all started when I found a hologram key chain with Superman and Batman. I found this collector item by chance in a bucket with several other key chains and miscellaneous keys. I guess you could say it was a “bucket dive” of key treasures.

As a kid I was always mesmerized with these kinds of hologram trinkets that held my attention for several minutes. When you tilt it you see the Superman crest, as you move it slightly you see the Batman crest.

I would guess everyone knows the superhero character Superman played by George Reeves back in the 50’s. I was one of those lucky kids growing up watching Superman on Saturday mornings. When I found this key chain it immediately took me back to my childhood memories of watching Superman on TV.

I recently learn that Superman was born in Woolstock, Iowa. I too growing up in Iowa perked up when I read he was not that far away from my hometown of Fort Dodge, Iowa. Superman was born with the birth name George Keefer Brewer that later changed to his stage name to George Reeves.

Why is it we love it when Hollywood stars that come from our home state? Could it be that we are proud of our roots and when emphasis is given we quickly relate?

I started thinking about Superman and the words attached to his character. Remember when the Superman show came on TV these words were always memorized in our heads, “Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive” Able to leap tall buildings at a single bound! “ Look! Up in the sky!” It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman!

As I began my search on Superman, I ran across these enlightening quotes that made me smile. I love all these inspiring words and think you too might also relate to them. No wonder we loved this Super Hero with all these positive words floating in our head.

Famous Sayings and Quotes from Superman:

“I believe in second chances, I believe in redemption, but, mostly, I believe in my friends.” – Superman

“ I believe that if we stay together, as a team, we would be a force that could truly work for the ideals of peace and justice.” – Superman

“It doesn’t take X-Ray Vision to see you are up to no good.” – Superman

“It’s never as bad as it seems.” – Superman

“It’s not about where you were born or the powers you have or what you wear in your chest; it’s about what you do.” – Superman

“No matter where you go in life there’s always going to be the one person that wants to bring you down, so stay strong and face your problems instead of running away.” – Superman

“So many of our dreams seem impossible, they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.” – Superman

“Sometimes you have to take a leap of faith first, the trust part comes later.” – Superman

“The ‘amazing’ can only be created by facing fear, risk, and failure during the process.” – Superman

There is a superhero in all of us, we just need the courage to put on the cape.” – Superman

Today, the Kansas Chiefs take on Tampa Bay Buccaneers in America’s pandemic Super Bowl. As always, part of this spectacle has nothing to do with football but the commercials and the halftime show catching our attention. Millions of dollars are spent to pull on our heart strings, tickle our funny bones and make us want for more.

As we watch the Super Bowl game today, we might also think many of these professional football players could be like Superman. Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive” Able to leap several feet at a single bound! “ Look! Down on the field!” It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a football player at the Super Bowl!

Whatever team your rooting for today, enjoy the entertainment it gives us all. The football bleachers might be partially empty but I’m sure all your charcuterie spreads will be plentiful and it will be a great game!

So sit back, get your popcorn popped and be ready to be entertained. For those of you that might want to “start your engines” early. Here is a sample of what we are in for. Old Spice might have copied the same concept of Clark Kent breaking out of his business suit and the tight body fitting Superman suit appears. Enjoy ~