January 10, 2011


"I Was Born To Boogie"
Laurie, age 4
Woodland Hills, CA (1981)

As a kid, I always enjoyed dressing up in more 'boyish' clothes.  

I loved my Star Wars figures, and hated Barbie dolls. I wore boys Under-roos (Superman was my favorite!) and played sports.  

I knew I was really different when I was 12 and working as a counselor in training and developed a crush on my counselor Erica.

Erica was just beautiful and always made me nervous when I was in her presence. The rest is history ...

I love this picture of me -- I was a cute kid!

Laurie's first, famous-person same sex crushes:
Jane Wiedlin (The Go-Go's) & Madonna


Born This Way said...

No doubt about it, Laurie - you were a cute 'lil butchie! :) xo

Anonymous said...

so cute!

Anonymous said...

My little brother had the same shirt!

Anonymous said...

She looks so serious about boogie-ing!

kelzalez said...

This is great, Laurie! Thank you for sharing this!! Reminds me of myself a little bit, although I was less born to boogie as born to knit and raise a family of cats. :) Love it!

E.l.M. said...

Bettcha you're plenty cute...all-ways.