Saturday, February 02, 2008

More Proof That I Am Indeed, A Flower Child


My mother and stepfather visited this morning. It's the first time we've seen them since Christmas, firstly because they live at the complete other end of town from us, and we all have lives; but also because they were on a cruise for last seven days. They went to St. Thomas, Turks and Caicos, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.

Mom didn't have any pictures to share, but she did bring me back a rather unique souvenir. She said that there was a 50s and 60s revival show on board, and one of the performers was a person near and dear to my heart: Davy Jones, of the Monkees. Mom approached him, and apologized for interrupting his leisure time, but asked if she could get an autograph for her daughter who adores the Monkees. He agreed, and I am now the proud possessor of a personalized autograph from Davy (ahem -- excuse me, *David*) Jones.

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

cool, he signed his book for me years ago, very kind fun man!

Gawdess said...

Oh, that is so amazing and cool and I think you are way lucky!

KLee said...

Gawdess and Anon -- Mom said he was very funny. You can't see it in the picture, but he drew a flower and wrote my name. He even spelled my (oddly spelled) first name correctly.

Mom also said he was traveling the ship with a young woman who looked to be about 20 - 22 as his constant companion. Most people assumed that she was his granddaughter, Mom included. That is, until my stepdad burst their bubble by saying, "Not the way she had her tongue down his throat!" I guess he's still rakin' the babes in with the accent! :)

Sue said...

What a kewl souvenier!

Marni said...

That is sooooo cool!! Seriously!

jo(e) said...

Oh, he is one celebrity I would LOVE to meet ....

Karyn said...

AAAAAGHHH!!!

He was the first man whose accent made me realize I was a complete Anglophile... *swoon*

Lucky girl! :)

Miche said...

Awesome!

kathy a. said...

i grew up in the valley [yes, like fer sure, The Valley, OMG!], and we would sometimes see him tooling around the area. i'm 50 now. he must be ancienty-two! still, he was everyone's favorite monkee.

ccw said...

LOL about your stepdad!!

So cool. I now feel like maybe we should go all Brady Bunch and try to get him to perform for your blog.

liz said...

I am jumping up and down with excitement!!!! THAT IS SO COOL!!!!