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I recall college. 1988. Western Illinois University. A few folks asked me if I wanted to go see the Dead play at Solider Field.
Think I said who is the Dead?
We went, I drove. Wow.
My friends were tripping balls to the wall. Not my cup of tea. I would later find I am more of a mushroom guy and not acid. We "traveled" with the Dead for like another month or so. Concerts in Illinois and Iowa.
I've never married. No kids. 40s. But I like to think if/when I have one and she/he says she is going to follow a band around, I will just smile and say "you shouldn't do that, focus on your studies," and at some level hope they don't listen to me." Roll away ....
Originally posted to webranding on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 02:31 AM PDT.