Next Time, Jocko!
"You gotta be kidding me," I said, as the pair blew past me. "You're a grown-ass man." Guy glanced over, said nothing. Son seemed a bit embarrassed.
As they were nearly bowled by the two a few feet further on, an older guy walking with his wife shouted after them "That's illegal!" Bike Bell Guy and B.B.G. Jr. just kept pedaling.
Later, as I was venting to the gray-haired man on the register at the pet shop about this middle-aged white punk on a bike terrorizing pedestrians on 3rd Avenue, he said that there came a time, during the 80s, when men seem to have stopped growing up.
I knew there was a big difference between men like my dad and my uncle and B.B.G., but I had never pinned the change down to a specific decade.
The 80s, huh?
Posted by Kip at Saturday, August 24, 2013