"Be All You Can Be," says the television. "1800-USA-ARMY." I almost chose it, the life the TV tells me. I almost went away, To be a brother-in-arms. Now, I'm thinking about being a brother-in-a-frat-house, it hardly compares, but here I am searching So I can be happy. An 8 year plan for self-actualization. Maslow would laugh; at the Army ad, at me, and at everyone who follows a path they didn't carve into rock with a spoon.