The day after I graduated high school in 1990, I moved to Chicago. Shortly after, Jason's band Step by Step played a show in Fayetteville with a Chicago band called 8 Bark. He told me to check them out, so a month or two later I went and saw 8 Bark at Edge of the Looking Glass. I met their bassist, Steve, and ended up living with their guitarist Doug right here where this photo was taken today in Wicker Park. I toured and hung out with 8 Bark for a few years. 25 years later, my daughter and I stayed with Steve this summer. Jason is in Chicago playing guitar for Green Day tonight. True friends, these guys. Punk rock really did change our lives!