Monthly Archives: April 2013

Medical Marijuana Activism & Parenting: Risky Business

Medical Marijuana Activism & Parenting: Risky Business

PHOTO Courtesy of Idaho Three on Facebook: Medical Marijuana Activist Mother and Patient Lindsey Rinehart of Compassionate Idaho one week after her children were kidnapped by the state Being a mom is hard enough. Being an activist mom is even more difficult. Combine parenting with drug policy reform activism while being a cannabis-medicating patient and […]

[NSFW] Porn Isn’t Reality: I Want My Ass Kissed, Not Pounded

[NSFW] Porn Isn’t Reality: I Want My Ass Kissed, Not Pounded

PHOTO: A-Team Model/Photographed by Libertae Photography I once had a boyfriend who was obsessed with my asshole. He wanted to stick fingers, foreign objects and of course, his dick, in it. Now while some women love anal sex, and for a variety of reasons I don’t need to get into, I have never had an interest […]

PLAYLIST: My Rebel Side

PLAYLIST: My Rebel Side

Ever since my teen years when I first felt its power, music has been cathartic for me. Since then, I have used music to inspire me, heal my pain or express my happiness. In the last few years technology has allowed me to gather what I now realize is an eclectic collection of tunes. In […]

50,000 Feet High and Climbing

50,000 Feet High and Climbing

Flying is full of small talk, and one of the first questions people usually ask is what I do for a living. When people ask me about my job they get the spiel. First I tell them that I’m working on my Ph.D. and that I study clinical psychology. Usually the brilliant asker will say […]

Why Can’t We Start A Revolution?

Why Can’t We Start A Revolution?

PHOTO: “Liberty leading the People” by Eugène Delacroix Revolutions are romantic, especially for Americans. Our revolutions are all so recent that we are still so close to them, the force and violence of them lingers in our collective attitudes; it influences our laws and society. We had our first revolution a little over two hundred […]

Jessica DeMoura’s Five Beauty Essentials

Jessica DeMoura’s Five Beauty Essentials

I never in a million years thought I would have to deal with ugly pimples on my face after high school, certainly not at the age of 30. I find that most acne treatments are made for greasy-skinned teenagers and that clearly wasn’t my problem. After much research and trying product after product I finally […]

Consumer Confidential: Hemp Hearts by Manitoba Harvest

Consumer Confidential: Hemp Hearts by Manitoba Harvest

Do you eat hemp? You should. Hemp seed is a super food, it contains all necessary macronutrients, complete protein and healthy polyunsaturated fats. Hemp seed meat tastes simple, sweet and nutty. Thankfully, getting the amazing healthy benefits of hemp is so easy with shelled hemp seeds. Shelled hemp seed is one of the best innovations […]

Breath of Life: The Intersection of Marijuana, the Mind and the Sexual Self.

Breath of Life: The Intersection of Marijuana, the Mind and the Sexual Self.

“The illegality of cannabis is outrageous, an impediment to full utilization of a drug which helps produce the serenity and insight, sensitivity and fellowship so desperately needed in this increasingly mad and dangerous world.” – Carl Sagan There is a deeply spiritual essence to marijuana. Sure, there’s the casual buzz, the playful buzz, the zonk-you-out-of-your-mind […]

What Would Cheryl Miller Do? Medical Marijuana and Multiple Sclerosis

What Would Cheryl Miller Do? Medical Marijuana and Multiple Sclerosis

Reposted with special permission from Coalition for Medical Marijuana – New Jersey. by Jim Miller, President, CMMNJ The Greater Delaware Valley chapter of the National MS Society unceremoniously pulled the plug on the Coalition for Medical Marijuana–New Jersey (CMMNJ) after originally offering us a table at their March 23rd “Beef and Beer” fundraiser in Philadelphia. They waited until […]