My “Affair of the Heart” with Rick Springfield

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It’s a love affair that has endured nearly 30 years.

No, it’s not Bacall and Bogey. Nope, I’m not talking about Taylor and Burton, either. It’s Springfield and Gacser.

No, my eyes are not totally closed. That naturally happens when I smile ear-to-ear.

What do you mean “Who?” G-A-C-S-E-R. It’s like “Gotcha,” except with an “errrr” on the end.

Is it possible you haven’t heard of my lifelong (albeit unrequited) love of rock star/“General Hospital” heartthrob Rick Springfield?

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You’re a wonder, Wonder Woman

As a little kid in the ’70s, I was a big fan of the television series “Wonder Woman” starring gorgeous Lynda Carter.

Then again, who wasn’t?

She was the coolest superhero ever.  She piloted that awesome invisible plane, she could make men tell the truth by tying them up with her lasso, and she didn’t need a phone booth to complete her transformation from alter ego Diana Prince.

Oh, and did I mention she got to hang around dreamy Lyle Waggoner all day?

Sigh.

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