Monthly Archives: March 2014

Brownie Mary Club Represents at Democratic Convention

Brownie Mary Club Represents at Democratic Convention

Last month, I was privileged enough to have helped the members of the Riverside Brownie Mary Democratic Club in the historic process of packing and sending green ribbons and brochures about cannabis legalization to the delegates of the Democratic Party for this month’s California Democratic Convention.  Thanks to the Brownie Mary Club, not only will […]

Juicing is Actually Kind of Cool

Juicing is Actually Kind of Cool

PHOTO: Bertholf, Creative Commons Juicing: for some it’s old news, but after years of urging by numerous friends, I’ve finally gotten into it myself. I’d been having some health issues, and I kept hearing the same thing: “It might be your diet”… “Change your eating habits”…and over, and Over, and OVER again, “Do you juice?” […]

Mama Plenty’s Preserves: Inspiration in a Jelly Jar

Mama Plenty’s Preserves: Inspiration in a Jelly Jar

There are many examples of people who have overcome a large variety of adversity and face life changing events head on. This particular story is of a lovely, retired former US military veteran, cannabis advocate and mom named Kelli Brown, who currently resides in Auburn, Washington.  She was  experiencing what many women do as they age […]

Why You Do Sh*t That’s Bad For You

Why You Do Sh*t That’s Bad For You

IMAGE: Georg Emanuel  Opitz Der Säufer, 1804 It’s funny. I was recently asked to give a talk to undergraduates interested in psychology.  I was told to pick any topic I wanted, but advised to pick something that sums up the overarching theme of what I study.  Until that moment I’d never thought about the congruence of […]

INTERVIEW: Dr. Mitch Earleywine

INTERVIEW: Dr. Mitch Earleywine

PHOTO: Dr. Earleywine giving a TED talk. All photos courtesy of Dr. Mitch Earleywine We caught up with Dr. Mitch Earleywine, Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training at the University at Albany, State University of New York and newly elected Chair of the Executive Board at NORML. He earned a Ph.D. in Clinical […]

Grow Lights in the Closet: A Homegrown Love Story

Grow Lights in the Closet: A Homegrown Love Story

By Lynn Knox “We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.” –John Lennon […]