The following is about someone I knew when I was much younger. She was instrumental in my own development as a person and her love will touch my life forever. At 12 I had no idea what “transgender” meant. I just knew there was something special between us. I decided to write this after hearing … Continue reading A Very Special Summer
Bang! The volleyball made a sound like a gunshot as it slammed into the mats hanging from the wall of the gym, then dropped to the floor. As I turned to look, one of the players yelled “Hey, you’re not supposed to be in here. This is a private practice!” As she walked towards me, … Continue reading Your Girlfriend Is HOW Tall?
Twenty years ago. Hard to believe it’s been that long. It was the Fall of 1999. The end of the millennium. Everywhere you looked there was some story about “Y2K” which was right around the corner. Daily the media made dire predictions about how technology would ultimately fail and assured us that catastrophes would occur … Continue reading It’s Been 20 Years?
July 2004. Sitting there alone on the San Diego beach, there is one surfer who I can’t take my eyes off of. She is tall and wearing a red wetsuit. It is very high cut and shows off her long muscular legs. Her hair is bleached blonde. She is very tan. Obviously from spending all … Continue reading What Might Have Been
Still remember it. It was a Saturday many years ago. I would have only been about 9 or 10. We had a little-league football game that afternoon. Was watching TV in our family room when some movie about vampires came on. Almost turned it off. I was too busy thinking about the game later and … Continue reading The Most Beautiful Woman That Ever Lived
This is a true story from way back. Like 1997. Hearing “Semi-Charmed Life” the other day is to blame. So that makes me how old now? LOL My Freshman High-School English teacher was always very “dramatic.” Even when she was just talking to us. She had studied Theater in college and had acted on stage. … Continue reading Freshman English Class
Soon after I started kindergarten in Detroit, my dad was transferred to New York City. It was a big (and sudden) move but we would only stay there for a couple of years. My dad must have known we were not going to be there very long, so he wanted me to experience as much … Continue reading NYC and New Year’s Eve
The Transgender Day of Remembrance is traditionally held on November 20 worldwide. In Indianapolis, the actual day seems to vary. The first time I attended was in 2009. Our local ceremony was held on November 14 that year. Since then, every year I have attended our local ceremony or gathered with friends. The following is … Continue reading My First TDOR