It didn’t take long for photos to begin showing up in my mailbox. In fact, there are a bunch in there and some I’m downright afraid that my wife will see so much so that I actually put a password on the file. There are just some things she should not see for my sanity…
One of the submissions was of a 2004 Hello Kitty crop circle that was made as part of the 30th anniversary of Hello Kitty. While this photo is a couple of years old and both my wife and I have seen it, I do still remember when it first came out:
wife: Look, a Hello Kitty crop circle
me: Please don’t tell me you think aliens did it…
wife: No, it’s a promotion from Sanrio to celebrate Hello Kitty’s 30th anniversary.
me: Why would you build a crop circle to do that?
wife: Because Sanrio knows that if aliens did visit the earth, they would be filled with the heart of Hello Kitty.
me: You’re kidding, right? Please tell me you’re kidding…
wife: Hello Kitty brings joy to people no matter where they are. Whether they are on earth or in the sky looking down on earth. I think we should fly to go and see it.
me: We are not going to fly half way around the world to see a crop circle of Hello Kitty
The conversation continued along those lines for the next week and about how much I didn’t appreciate the love that Hello Kitty brings to people. While this episode should be long over, I’m afraid I will not be able to forget the crop circle for the rest of my life. This is because every time that my wife sees this particular Hello Kitty crop circle photo, she flashes back to that time to remind my how I don’t appreciate Hello Kitty as much as I should. Not to mention refusing to go and see the crop circle (there was a time that I actually stood my ground…ah, those days when I was still young and naive…)
Of course, this photo being sent to my mail, and my wife getting a glimpse of it, teleported us back to the original conversation which appears to have heated the temperature in my Hello Kitty Hell. To make up for my wife missing out on the crop circle, she heavily hinted that a Hello Kitty Airplane ride was in order.
Any suggestions how I’m going to get myself out of that???
Hat tip (circlemakers.org via ojuang)