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  • About Me
    I am a CD who received an invite from a friend here and now I am here too.

    You may be wondering about the dressing part. I first became intrigued by women's clothes when I was about 13. I was all alone and started to experiment with my mom's things, clothes makeup etc. and would practice whenever given the chance. I even went as far as buying some pierced earrings and trying them out since my mom only wore clip ons!

    I was in heaven and did this for a few weeks. I wasn't entirely happy with my appearance and eventually tried to trim up my eyebrows by using a razor. Not the best idea and I bet you know whats coming next, yep I ended up shaving off my eyebrows! and then somehow thought that I could pencil them back in. It looked totally bizarre because even thought the punk thing was around I was NOT a punk (with the razor blades and safety pins etc) The embarrassment and humiliation I endured as a 13 year old was merciless. I gave up on this for quite a long time from then on.

    Fast forward maybe 15 years + and my wife and I are invited to a Halloween party. The suggestion is made that maybe i should go as a women (make that a sort of sl***woman, kind of funny story). I went all out on the costume with my wife's help. Got a wig, makeup, full outfit , shaved legs. Well to make a long story short the party was great and it was a lot of fun, maybe too much fun.


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    Originally this was supposed to be a one shot deal. I got rid of some of the stuff acquired for Halloween, but days later reconsidered and told my wife that I wanted to do it again. Its been quite a while since then and some shared fun for my wife and I. Its not something I would do all the time or anything and it is mostly seasonal for me mostly taking summer off since there is my desire to do so is less.

    My wife has asked me to curtail my hobby around my kids as they grow up, (they are teenagers now) and I have complied. I have learned to love makeup and what it can do to create the perfect illusion of looking like a woman so its not purely a fetish type of thing. I know i have much that I can learn & thats why I am here.! thank you!\

    In the short time I have been here I have found everyone to be real accepting. I realize CDs have a huge image problem which is why so many people are so private about their hobby. Let's face there are not a lot of good role models (well maybe Rudy Guiliani :-) but in the movies the TV is usually the psycho killer or something really bad. Well thats in the US but I guess in Great Britain you could possibly make it to Parliament.

    I am trying to develop a sense of style both with outfits and with the look, especially makeup. There are just so many things to consider.

    Finally found a few pics i can put online here. Please be gentle with your comments, but your influence here with makeup is rubbing off on me (hey what a bad pun).
  • My Interests
    Skiing, Coaching soccer, collecting live music recordings (legal bootlegs), playing with computers and of course my CD hobby [img]http://www.rocky-peak.com/photos/ski_ll.jpg[/img]
  • My Occupation
    Do we have to talk about work?
  • My Beauty Product Wish List
    Nyx and/or HIP e/s
  • Country
    United_States
  • Car I Drive
    I am a huge BMW fan ever since driving a friends 2002tii in college (its like a true cult car) , [img]http://www.makeuptalk.com/forums/gallery/files/49448-greenbmwP4040306.JPG[/img]I drive a 325i now, but really wouldn't mind a new 135i or 330i [img]http://www.car-catwalk.com/cars/bmw_e36_m3_bullshi
  • My Favorite Movies
    Family Man (a really nice what-if movie like 13 Going on 30 and Big) Brazil (excellent fantasy movie) Star Wars series & film classics. For TV love Monk & Psych. I am updating my home theatre setup currently. check here for some trailers and show clips. [ytiny]rkMn9GQTdTw[/ytiny][ytiny]4Wh2b1eZFUM[/ytiny][ytiny]ND2eHTsg7GA[/ytiny] [ytiny]u_Gced_Z_KU[/ytiny]
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  • Favorite Music
    Check out my music player on my notepad! [url] http://www.makeuptalk.com/reviews/showEditor.php?usernm=Darla_G [/url] I have varied musical tastes my favorite is classic rock (yes and Genesis) but also like current stuff like Coldplay & Evanescence and my kids keep me somewhat current. Also I really like a lot of jazz, especially jazz fusion type stuff & some classical if I'm in the mood. Detest rap that puts down women.

    I collect lots of live music probably have close to 1000 live shows (some are soundboard (TV & radio) , some are user recorded sources (all legal) So i have traded recordings with people all over the world and have met lots of fascinating people.

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  • Favorite Books
    How to answer? all time favorite or current favorite. blank for now.
  • My Favorite Makeup Brands
    Still deciding on favorites.
  • One Interesting Fact About Me
    this all started with an invitation to a Halloween party!
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  4. Staying with the music theme i started with Opera, what about Jazz? love it , hate it can't appreciate it? Feel free to comment.
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