“I’m 77 and I wish I was 21.”

“Why is that?”

“I started drinking when I was 21 and for 7 years I lived in The Bowery*.  If I could be 21 again, I’d do it differently.”

*From the 1940s-1970s the Bowery was known as NYC’s ‘skid row’; an area frequented mostly by alcoholics and homeless people.15671604262_28e8529bb5_b