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Thursday, August 04, 2005

When Life Imitates 1960s Sci-Fi Cartoons

From the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times:

A real character

Unhappy with the surname she was born with, Judi went looking for a new one. What she found is out of this world.


By RODNEY THRASH
Published August 4, 2005

TAMPA - She doesn't drive a spaceship, although she really believed that, by now, we all would.

[snip]

[Judi Jetson's] second marriage had unraveled. She wanted a new last name.

"And," Jetson said, "I sure as hell didn't want Crum," her maiden name.

[snip]

So Jetson asked her genealogist sister to send her the family tree. She thought if she chose a family name, it would have some validity.

The pickings, Jetson said, weren't any better than Crum.

"I wish I had the list," she said. "If you saw it, you'd know why I didn't pick any of them. . . . All these boring, ancient names."

Like Gallimore. Smith. Skinner. And Moses.

[snip]

[Read the whole story]

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