"...Earlier he'd loaded all his belongings into his little car and headed west without an itinerary The trip was to be an odyssey in the fullest sense of the word, an epic journey that would change everything."
“Sometimes he tried too hard to make sense of the world, to figure out why people were bad to each other so often.”
“I think maybe part of what got him into trouble was that he did too much thinking. Sometimes he tried too hard to make sense of the world, to figure out why people were bad to each other so often.”
“At long last he was unencumbered, emancipated from the stifling world of his parents and peers, a world of abstraction and security and material excess, a world in which he felt grievously cut off from the raw throb of existence.”
"I've decided I'm going to live this life for some time to come. The freedom and simple beauty is just too good to pass up."
“I have had a happy life and thank the Lord. Goodbye and may God bless all!”