If I Could Be Anyone In The World ...
Angelina Jolie has won my admiration by rising from roles like Lara Croft to the Oscar-winning performances of recent years. If I were Ms. Jolie, I would look back upon a past when I used to be considered something of a joke, bask in the glory of a present in which I am respected and successful, and look forward to a future in which continued success will only bring me greater rewards and public adoration. Instead I look back on an ignominious past, live in a boring and arduous present, and look forward, with some anticipation I might add, to death. Therefore I wouldn't mind being her.
"I love to ride my bicycle, I love to ride my bike. I love to ride my bicycle, I love to ride it where I like." - Freddie Mercury
I do so love cycling. I would love to be this guy, hated by the French, respected and wondered at by his peers. If I was Lance, boy would I be able to ride fast. Also, I would be able to ride as much as I wanted. I would get paid for it. That would be pretty great.
I could probably do without the constant accusations of performance-enhancing drug use, but I could probably cope.
If I was Barack Obama, I would not only be the most powerful person in the world, I would be cool. I mean way cool. After a 25% plunge in popularity rating according to Gallup I would still have a 63% approval rating. Cool.
If I was Barack Obama, I would fire eveybody in my cabinet and hire young, altruistic people who are currenlty heading green energy companies, encouraging micro-lending programs in Afghanistan and Iraq, and advocating fair trade worldwide. I would have fun.
Okay, what Hubber would not want to be Teresa McGurk, writing Ninja, Comment Queen, 100-scoring HubPages superhero, and a tatoo to boot.
I rest my case.
Since I have no chance of being any of these people, I will do what I do fairly well, which is to do the best with what I've got.
I am a lucky man. I have a wonderful and incredible family that I would not trade for ANYTHING and would, of course, defend to the death. Almost everything I have ever done of any value was inspired by my wife. I enjoy this quirky existance of mine, and would not trade it for any other, even to be Teresa McGurk, the incredible legend.
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