My Berkeley experience was most formative and most gratefully acknowledged. I feel loyal to the institution and most grateful to the then faculty and to fellow-students. I experienced great days on the editorial board of Berkeley Journal of Sociology and learned so much as a teaching assistant. Berkeley is my second home, and I am most attached to the memory of the town but now avoid visiting as I feel aliens have taken over my habitus. Berkeley changed hence the world has changed. I published very little yet still full of "almost finished" writing projects on theory and history. Approaching sixty but still feeling very youthful thanks to the "unconservative mind-set" acquired at Berkeley. We are the Dorian Grey's and the aging population only succeeded us!