Archive for May, 2009

Odd Admissions…

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

Very often, while I’m walking down a staircase, I inexplicably hear the Patty Duke Show theme song in my head…

“Meet Cathy, who’s lived most everywhere,
From Zanzibar to Barclay Square.
But Patty’s only seen the sights
A girl can see from Brooklyn Heights — What a crazy pair! …”


When I was a kid, I indulged myself in a day dream of being adopted by Elton John’s lead guitarist; Davey Johnstone. I didn’t realize at the time that he was only about 10 years older than I was. And, it wasn’t that I didn’t love my father… my father was GREAT! I just thought it would be REALLY REALLY cool to have a “Dad” with crazy long blond hair like Davey Johnstone’s show-up at my school on parent-teacher night! Plus, I figured if Davey Johnstone would adopt me, then Elton John would probably be like an uncle to me… and he would shower me with LOTS of NICE presents on my birthday — and maybe even buy me a pony!


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