Monday, December 16, 2019

Sloth and Samuel Johnson

closeup photo of open window with flower

In California, where growing up is optional, the enthusiasms of your teenage years need never be surrendered. Here, perhaps more easily than in any other state, adolescent indulgence may become a lasting lifestyle - thus the "Star Wars" scholar, the marijuana grandmother, the gray-whiskered geezer on Rollerblades. I am not a member of any of these subcultures, but I cling to one treasured habit of my youth - on weekends, I still like to sleep until noon.

Read the rest of Al Mckee's 2003 SF Gate column here.

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