C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Michael Franti And Spearhead

From All Rebel Rockers (2008)

So I have this beautiful niece by marriage, whom I've known since she was a very little girl. She has recently graduated from college (Journalism degree, I didn't have the heart to tell her) and due to the vagaries of the economy, lost her very first job.

I've always told her that your 20s should be a time to explore. It's my personal belief that you're still fairly amorphous at that age, and it's the perfect time for you to go out and try different things and explore new places before the ties of jobs, spouses and children weigh you down. Well, my funny, smart, sweet niece is going to do that. She's announced to her family that's she's going to go to Egypt to teach ESL as part of her goal to travel the world.

So this is for B. as she gets ready for her new adventure. Because, darling girl, as you will soon discover, the more you learn, the less you know. But I do know that (we) love you.

Have a song that you'd recommend to someone just starting out in life?


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