Study War No More

50 years ago.
Plus
Minus

“Load up!” The familiar command to hop in the back seat. Business in town.
Drive
Focus

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Bud’s exhale “God damn hippies” combats my silent intrigue as we pass so many sitting on the wall. Three miles, though an entire atmosphere away from home.
Liberation
Distance

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The mood is lifted as Bud’s head flips acknowledgment toward on old friend walking beneath the arcade.
Security
Tribe

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Attention now, the tone of a chant streaming through the car’s open window. Peace signs, held by people trickling down the steps of the Bank of America. “Hey Bud! There’s grandma and grandad!” A sudden acceleration throwing our backs to the seat as we head out.
Belong
Return

Link to the inspiration for this blog post: MLK Audio
Link to another article on this subject: “Turbulent 60’s”

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