Though in many ways Iave moved well beyond the thoughts and feelings expressed in A Grey Mask, the work remains as a diary/journal reflecting the idealistic thinking of a twenty-something kid coming to terms with the work world and his first real love, while begging the question: aIs that all there is?a Working at selling furniture, but having too much time between customers, we debated everything you werenat supposed to: politics, religion, race or whether homosexuality is genetic or environmentally basedanothing was beyond our realm of expertise. Ironically, after almost thirty-two years with this same company, I recently came face to face with the real possibility of being severanced out, leaving me with many of the same fears and vulnerabilities I felt starting out. Also, coming full circle are several themes still relevant and debated by the youth of today and society at large. aStrange Mountaina questions our material vs. spiritual quests, while aThe Crisis 1980a and aCrisis IIa could have been written just yesterday. The doodle art is indicative of the times.