“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….”
Well, actually, it was in this galaxy; and it was in about 1975, so it was not really that long ago.
After high school, I worked for a few years before attending college. One of my old friends from school (Neil) happened to be in town one day in the summer of 1975, home from university. He happened to look me up, and happened to find me at home. When he unexpectedly knocked on my door, he found that I was a miserable mess, having recently experienced some severe interpersonal relationship distress.
The rest, as they say, is history. [Read more…]