watching people hook up is pretty khoul. i don't mean in the biblical sense. people who haven't seen each other for a long time, that used to see each other all the time.
i used to know so many people, back in high school and for a few years after. the 'college' years are a trip for people who don't go to college. there's a whole generation of guys more or less like me, that spent their early 20s or even early into their 30s workin' graveyards at 7/11 or workin' on an assembly line, or whatever, just squeaking by with minimal effort, partying constantly...
it's nice to be immortal and not even consider consequences...to be naive and bulletproof...
i definitely make better long-term decisions as i'm approaching 41 than i did at 21. at 31 i had a lot figured out; i have a little more figured out now. i suppose i'll get a little wiser before i'm finished, and that's something to be gained.
being bulletproof would be nice, however...
lots of stuff has changed. everything changes all the time.
i should post more often.
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