Daily Archives: August 5, 2013

The MOVE Nine And “The City that Bombed Itself”

The MOVE Nine And “The City that Bombed Itself”

What caused Philadelphia officials, in collusion with state and federal agencies, to drop a four-pound bomb made of C-4 plastic explosive and Tovex, a dynamite substitute, onto the roof of the Osage Avenue headquarters of the MOVE organization in West Philadelphia on May 13, 1985? Why did six adults and five children have to lose […]

My Family Ran A Michigan Dispensary Until The State Closed Us Down

My Family Ran A Michigan Dispensary Until The State Closed Us Down

I was eight months pregnant when my husband called me to tell me he wanted to open his own medical marijuana dispensary in our home state of Michigan. It was nearly midnight, and it was one of the most terrifying phone calls of my life. There is so much risk in medical marijuana right now; […]

REVIEW: Tea Tree Face Mask

REVIEW: Tea Tree Face Mask

This face mask is part of a larger product line at the Body Shop featuring tea tree oil (melaleuca) which is a powerful anti-fungal that dries up acne almost immediately when it is used on skin without leaving harsh burn marks or irritation in its wake like prescription acne medications can. Oh yeah, and it’s […]

Five Beauty Essentials

Five Beauty Essentials

It’s no secret, I love beauty and beauty products. I was that teenager who subscribed to all the magazines (remember YM?). I would pour over them meticulously and mark the pages of items I wanted to purchase and look into. I was beyond excited when I heard of services like Birchbox and Ipsy that, for […]