I was invited to climb aboard the bus. The band was ready to travel for a week of playing clubs.
Sam who was older and more settled than the other guys in the group gave me a paperback book to read. I became entranced as we moved on down the road. Titled The Way of Life according to Lao Tzu, this book had a similar affect on my mind as the sugar cube...it made a huge space.
I don't recall much of the week on the road, but the book, also know as the Tao Te Ching, has stayed with me for all the years since.