Daily Archives: April 1, 2013

You Better Feed Me Before You Stuff Me

You Better Feed Me Before You Stuff Me

I have completely lost count of how many times I have either balanced my checkbook or planned my day during sex. A couple times I have actually just boldly asked, “Are you done yet?”. “Why would you ask a question like that?!” He is mildly humiliated but not enough to stop what he is doing. […]

War of the Womb

War of the Womb

The Jim Crow fueled Drug War has produced at least one pernicious effect that does not get enough attention in many of our discussions.  Pregnant women, especially low-income women of color, are the object of scrutiny by purported child protection agencies. While a white, upper class woman may not be scrutinized through urine screens during pregnancy, […]

Olive Green: Shopping for the Future

Olive Green: Shopping for the Future

“I want to get away from the concept of recycling clothes. I want the word recycling to be redundant. Olive Green is the future of clothes buying.” -Kate Bayly  If I’ve learned anything from my living room, it’s that women love Kate Bayly. My wife and I are very open and honest in our communication. I […]

What’s So Gross About Eating Horses?

What’s So Gross About Eating Horses?

Forgive me. I gave up eating red meat over a decade ago. It’s not a sentiment widely understood in the meat lovers’ haven that is Kansas City. Okay. I still eat some fish and I still eat some foul. And I’m not criticizing anyone for their love of steak and bacon. I just personally decided […]

What the Nudity Ban Means for San Francisco

What the Nudity Ban Means for San Francisco

On February 1, the City of San Francisco officially banned public nudity except during special events like Folsom Street Fair and Bay to Breakers. Nude activists who have protested the ban have been cited and arrested since its passage. House of Representatives Minority Leader and San Franciscan Nancy Pelosi, who was a strong proponent of […]

Reefer Madness Redux: If You Smoke It, You Will Become Addicted!

Reefer Madness Redux: If You Smoke It, You Will Become Addicted!

In recent weeks, we have seen a shift in how drug war proponents are talking about marijuana. No longer able to convince the public that people who use marijuana should go to jail, they are singing a new tune; they should all go to treatment. This is a shift we have seen before. When marijuana […]

RECIPE: Cheesy Gluten-Free Ganja Biscuits

RECIPE: Cheesy Gluten-Free Ganja Biscuits

Savory medicated comfort food! It might not be the healthiest but it might be one of the tastiest recipes! It’s also gluten-free because of the incorporation of coconut flour. Ingredients ½ Cup Melted Ganja Coconut Oil 6 Large Free-Range Organic Eggs 1 Cup Grated Sharp Cheddar Cheese 3 Cloves Garlic, Minced ⅔ Cup Coconut Flour […]

CommunityCann

CommunityCann

We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own. -Cesar Chavez CommunityCann advocates and inspires community service, community resource and community education by encouraging growth with positive principles like […]

Is Your Weed Covered?

Is Your Weed Covered?

by Valerie Vande Panne Will my health insurance cover medical marijuana? – BLUE CROSS, GREEN SHIELD “For MassHealth the answer is ‘No,’ ” Alec Loftus, communications director at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, tells the Phoenix. “Nothing in the law requires any health-insurance provider, or any government agency or authority, to reimburse any person for […]

High & Hungry: Flan with Green Tea Ice Cream

High & Hungry: Flan with Green Tea Ice Cream

When I was young, my favorite stoner food was fried mushrooms in butter. I lived in the Midwest and this meant out of the can mushrooms. I still remember the taste. But, my ulitimate stoner treat is flan and green tea ice cream. One night in Scottsdale, I was at trendy grocery store that was […]