“For what it’s worth … it’s never too late, or in my case too early, to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit. Start whenever you want. You can change or stay the same. There are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people who have a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you’re not, I hope you have the courage to start all over again.”
This is from the screenplay for the film “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” The book was by F. Scott Fitzgerald but the screenplay, including this wonderful passage, was written by Eric Roth.
Inspiring words, and especially true to the many t-girls who live their lives in the shadows, hiding who they really are, part-way out of fear, part-way to the intended benefit of those around them … both aspects being a classically female-mindset approach, ironically.
The pictures above are of me, at the Five-Star Saloon in Reno, NV, this September. Yes, I’m living in full color — finally.