Alan, with that outfit, and surrounded by those books, you bear a strong resemblance to Jack Kerouac.
[Fixed that wayward 'k'] And being like ol' Jack, in any respect, can NEVER
be a bad thing. "They all write poetry and love jazz, women, and a casual lifestyle. They seek spiritual enlightenment. They delight in trolling for clothes in the Good Will and Army and Navy stores, they savor the simplest meal over a campfire. They are the Dharma Bums, rejecting the paralyzed emptiness they ascribe to middle class life." Oh, to be a Dharma Bum...