But you and I, we've been through that, and this is not our fate
So let us not talk falsely now, the hour is getting late."
All Along the Watchtower
by Bob Dylan
So, you think you have been around, do you?
(Part 1 of 2)
So much of who we are and what we are depends upon our age, which translates more into our experience than our education.
To begin, women mystify me, confuse me, leave me terrified.
Consequently, I will talk only about men as I see them.
This is why I frequently smile to myself and say, life is but a joke. Dylan had it right. This is why I frequently glare at anyone who comes too near to me uninvited and say to them, (paraphrasing a literary master): "Abandon hope, all ye who approach me (who enter) here."