POTC MEME: [1/1 Movie] » Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
Still thinking of running, Jack? Still think you can outrun the world? See, the problem with being the last of anything, by and by and there be none left at all.
thor is always running into little kids who are thrilled to meet him - he doesn’t really understand the concept of signing autographs, but he starts carrying asgardian toys around in his pockets to give to kids he meets (much to shield’s chagrin - how are we supposed to keep alien tech under control when the god of thunder is giving out magnetic propulsion toys to five-year-olds?)
but one day, he meets this girl who’s nine, maybe ten, and she runs up to him all misty-eyed and immediately asks him if he knows jane foster
and her mother’s embarrassed because “honey, that’s thor, aren’t you excited to see thor?” but the girl just explains that she wants to be a scientist when she grows up, and that jane foster is the astrophysicist (she pronounces the word carefully, as if she’s been practicing) who found out how the rainbow bridge worked - isn’t that so cool? she read about it in kids discover and they watched a documentary in school and dr. foster was in it and it made her think that maybe because she likes planets so much she could be a scientist, too
and thor smiles broadly and tells her that wanting to be a scientist is a noble dream, and he says “if your mother would be willing, i could introduce you”
and that’s how jane foster ends up with a tiny science geek in pigtails trailing around behind her in her lab, asking how everything works. jane can’t really comprehend the fact that a kid would want to meet her, but she likes explaining things and she looks at this girl and can’t help seeing herself. thor is just fucking delighted because to him the idea of jane being a child’s hero makes perfect sense, why wouldn’t it? she’s jane
and years later the girl grows up to be an astrophysicist or an astronaut or an aerospace engineer and she never forgets the time that dr. jane foster knelt down beside her and said, don’t let anybody stop you from chasing the stars, if that’s what you want
jane foster inspiring girls in science, y/y
I haven’t been able to sleep at all this week, to the point where I’ve been averaging something like three hours of sleep each night overall. (Thirty minutes here, twenty minutes there, etc.) Needless to say, I’ve felt like crap the last day or two as it’s been building up. Add in the fact that it’s been a slow week at work for once, and it’s been… a very long week.
Anyway, I got off work at 4pm, as I always do on Fridays. I came straight home and dropped down on my bed for a second.
… and then it was 8:30pm, and — while I definitely didn’t feel back to 100% — I did feel a lot more human. Oops?
So, yeah, on the positive side I’m feeling much better than I have in the past few days. On the negative side, I want nothing more than to go back to bed and try to actually get some more sleep. Except, you know, I really need to put in some more hours for Part-Time Job.