"A kind of second childhood falls on so many men. They trade their violence for the promise of a small increase of life span. In effect, the head of the house becomes the youngest child. And I have searched myself for this possibility with a kind of horror. For I have always lived violently, drunk hugely, eaten too much or not at all, slept around the clock or missed two nights of sleeping, worked too hard and too long in glory, or slobbed for a time in utter laziness. I've lifted, pulled, chopped, climbed, made love with joy and taken my hangovers as a consequence, not as a punishment. I did not want to surrender fierceness for a small gain in yardage."
I moved to the Bay Area a couple of months ago without knowing a soul or ever having been to California and so far, I love it here. I work in the Mission. I enjoy the arts, motorcycles, skateboarding, and good music. I'm always dressed in black.
I have no intention of going to Burning Man with you.
That's all for now.