Edward Abbey wrote, “do not burn yourselves out. Be as I am — a reluctant enthusiast… a part-time crusader, a half-hearted fanatic. Save the other half of yourselves and your lives for pleasure and adventure. It is not enough to fight for the land; it is even more important to enjoy it. While you can. While it’s still here.” (read the full quote on Wikiquote).
So here I find myself; with slight hippie leanings, and yet not quite prepared to “turn on, tune in, and drop out” (Timothy Leary) of my mainstream existence… yet!