Now, my children are long outta the house and I don't have any grandchildren yet, so this particular book was not on my radar. 'No, I've never heard of Fancy Nancy' I replied.
'Oh, Fancy Nancy has red coil spring curls and wears flower headbands and ruffly dresses, just like you! It's a compliment, I assure you, and every time you walk into our little thrift store you remind me of her.' Marcia exclaimed.
This brought a huge smile to my face and a spring in my step and I skipped outta my favorite little thrift store and wondered what Fancy Nancy looked like. Certainly, these days, one can locate a picture of this little miss quite quickly and when I arrived home, up the stairs I hopped to do a fast Googly search.
Much to my surprise, Fancy Nancy does indeed resemble this gurl, somewhat, although she is much younger than I and doesn't appear to age over the years as this one does. But still, it isn't every day when a gurl discovers she has a cartoon likeness in a child's book.
So, I will hold onto that notion and giggle with the knowledge I am indeed a cartoon character. Yes, indeedy. I am.