What a difference 30 years can make:
Then: Long hair.
Now: Longing for hair.
Then: Acid rock
Now: Acid reflux.
Then: Moving to California because it's cool.
Now: Moving to California because it's hot.
Then: The perfect high
Now: The perfect high yield mutual fund
Then: Watching John Glenn's historic flight with your parents.
Now: Watching John Glenn's historic flight with your kids.
Then: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Elizabeth Taylor.
Now: Trying not to look like Marlon Brando or Elizabeth Taylor.
Then: Seeds and stems.
Then: Popping pills, smoking joints.
Now: Popping joints.
Then: Our president's struggle with Fidel.
Now: Our president's struggle with fidelity.
Then: Being caught with Hustler magazine.
Now: Being caught by Hustler magazine.
Then: Killer weed.
Now: Weed killer.
Then: Hoping for a BMW.
Now: Hoping for a BM.
Then: The Grateful Dead.
Now: Dr. Kevorkian.
Then: Getting out to a new, hip joint.
Now: Getting a new hip joint.
Then: Growing pot
Now: Growing pot belly
Then: Rolling Stones
Now: Kidney stones
Then: Being called into the principal's office
Now: Calling the principal's office
Then: Peace sign
Now: Mercedes logo
Then: Parents begging you to get your hair cut
Now: Children begging you to get their heads shaved
Then: Taking acid
Now: Taking antacid
Then: Passing the driver's test
Now: Passing the vision test