I’ve always known I was different. There have been times I’ve tried harder than others to fit in, but it really was of no use. I’ve always been a little bit rowdier than the rest.
I’ve never been accused of being a rule follower.
Chasing baby frogs and crawdads in the creek with my sister Kim. Go cart racing with friends wearing giant sunglasses to protect our eyes from the sloshing mud flying. Enacting stoplight fire drills by making my friends get out and run a circle around the car before the light changed. Not shying away from a dare to tube naked across a quiet lake. Sky diving with a friend on a moment’s notice. A lot of people thought I was just an obnoxious kid who was always making a scene, but I’ve grown up to embrace that kid, especially in the last few years. Because this is me.
The world doesn’t …