before i loved my christian i loved the christian of swing kids and newsies.
[aside.] i faithfully watched my vhs copy of newsies weekly throughout high school. i had NO CLUE until this year that it was a flop. who decides these things anyway!? every girl i knew watched two things religiously, anne of green gables and newsies.
i also loved the christian of little women.
[aside.] that book, and movie, should seriously end after laurie kisses jo. best! kiss! ever! the rest is just too depressing for me to finish.
before all of that i loved the hulk.
i am definitely not a hulk purist. no offense to stan lee and jack kirby but my indoctrination stems from the amazing television series starring bill bixby in dr. banner form and lou ferrigno in hulk form.
despite being small, i was riveted by the grown up scenarios. some of the storyline must have escaped my 4-year old understanding, but the incredible hulk didn’t frighten me. i saw in him a compassionate character. i hold all other hulks to ferrigno’s depiction and it hasn’t ever been quite the same.
we make frequent visits to the lego store in bellesquare. so much so that the main lego worker boy must recognize us, although we let him mistakenly think all of the legos are for our son… on our last visit i was excited to see the superheros debut in lego form.
i only wanted two, the hulk and robin.
they are each a little tricky to get. one comes in a set and the other came after a purchase at certain stores.
so far my christian acquired the hulk for me.
he also promised to take me to the broadway version of newsies if it comes anywhere near seattle.
[aside.] i’d say his love is blowing the other christian’s out of the water… now if i could just teach him to sing sante fe and to do the seize the day dance…