Tag Archives: growing up

“You’re good enough to start making wedding cakes!”

When I was fourteen years old, there was a knock at our door one day and two men in business suits were standing there. When my mom opened the door, they introduced themselves as being from the Jacksonville Journal Courier … Continue reading

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Lights Out…

I’ve always been pretty much able to contain and control my anger. Even though I was constantly teased and taunted all through school (what would be considered “bullying” by today’s standards), I had developed a very thick skin and most … Continue reading

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Biggest Guy in School

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By the time I was in Junior High (ages 12/13), I was pretty much the biggest guy in my class or the class ahead of us. There was one other guy who was big like I was, but he was … Continue reading

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Exploration & Discovery

After discovering SEX, it opened up a whole new world of discovery. Living in a very small, rural town in the midwest, there wasn’t ANYTHING to do other than watch the grass grow. Being back in the 1960’s, being “gay” … Continue reading

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A Whole New World…

During the summer vacation from school when I was 11 years old, being Boy Scouts, my friends and I liked to go fishing and camping, but one of those camping trips opened my eyes to a whole new world I … Continue reading

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School Days continued….

I never wanted to play ball or be rowdy out on the playground like the other boys, but in order to try to avoid being made fun of, I made friends with some handicapped kids my age, who were in … Continue reading

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Hello world!

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Most people know Kermit the Frog’s song, “It’s not easy being green.” Well, I think it’s easier being “green” than it is being “BIG”! This is my blog which I plan to use to address the trials, tribulations, but also … Continue reading

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