July 8, 2014

"Well, I try my best to be just like I am/But everybody wants you to be just like them."

A line from an old Bob Dylan song, overheard at the coffeehouse today, declaimed by a garrulous, grizzled old guy, somewhere near the end of a long philosophizing conversation that rattled on 2 tables away.

5 comments:

Clyde said...

He's 68 but claims he's 54.

CWJ said...

Yep. What else is there to say other than have the courage to live it through.

traditionalguy said...

Bobby D. He's the first to say everything we are thinking.

broomhandle said...

Those guys are pains in the ass. Especially if they're liberals. Seen a lot, understood nothing.

Crazy Jane said...

An old friend used to threaten to write a self-help book called, "How You Can Be Like Me."