Liz Erk (lizerk) wrote,
Liz Erk

  • Mood:

The youth I never quite had...

Over the years I'd talk with friends about things we did for fun when we were younger. One of the big ones was sleepover parties. I would often be wistful of my friends as they'd speak of late nights spent giggling, baking, gossiping, playing "Truth or Dare," et al.

I never really had this. After we moved to the 'burbs of NY when I was 10, I was never really allowed to do anything. (long story of strict parenting I don't care to get into right now) So when some friends of mine and I would have silly sleepovers this past summer, I really felt I was recapturing some things I missed out on.

But one thing I never thought about was what if I had the freedom to come and go as a teenager AND knew I was gay AND had friends that were gay as well? I learned last night that this little equation = pure and absolute F U N !!

Cora (the human, not the cat, haha!) was in Boston last night with 3 friends. They were staying at the Hilton and invited me to hang out. So, of course, I did the obligatory "I am 25, you are all 18, let me shop for some 'bevies' and come over..."

What a great time! Cora's friends were all awesome! As we sat there eating pizza, watching a ****horrible**** movie (ahem), and just all around chillin' out, I was washed over by a brief wave of sadness. I HATED my high school experience. I mean absolutely :::loathed::: 95% of it. So prior to last night, I had no idea times like that existed for that stage of life.

But I have no regrets on my life. Afterall, I am who I am because of everything I've experienced (or didn't experience) throughout my years. But last night I really felt like I was spun back to a time that I should have had. I know you can't recapture "lost days." But damn, you sure can get a taste of 'em!

I love you, Cor!! ^_^

  • Passion of the Crisis

    Everyone's 'favorite' "If-You're-Different-Than-Me-I-Hate-You" Ranter is back! Mel Gibson is currently filming for his role as The…

  • A New Breed of Gangs

    Last month I wrote about the uprising of the Yenta Carts/ Wide Wagons. For the most part I focused on their use as a weapon, but I had no idea they…

  • Kiss of (PR) Death

    Sandra Bullock should fire whoever told her this was a good publicity idea: Seriously, I know Sandra's been through a lot, but really.…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment