View of Static Peak from American Lakes (July 11, 2004). From this perspective it appears that the summit is on the left of the long ridge. This is an optical illusion as the summit is really at the far right (west) end of the ridge.
"Never! Never, Marge! I can't live the button-down life like you. I want it all: the terrifying lows, the dizzying highs, the creamy middles. Sure, I might offend a few of the bluenoses with my cocky stride and musky odors - oh, I'll never be the darling of the so-called city fathers, who cluck their tongues, stroke their beards, and talk about what's to be done with this Homer Simpson?!"