Daily Archives: October 7, 2014

Why Do You Think They Call it Dope? A Round-Up of Colloquialisms for Cannabis

Why Do You Think They Call it Dope? A Round-Up of Colloquialisms for Cannabis

Why do you think they call it dope? There are a multitude of names for our favorite plant:  chronic, herb, indo, skunk, wacky tabacky, ganja, cheeba, salad, ‘dro, KGB, THC or OG.  Ancient Chinese, who cultivated cannabis hemp thousands of years ago, created a very simple symbol for it:  two plants hanging upside down in […]

The Princess & the Pollen: Love, Life, and Male Pot Plants

The Princess & the Pollen: Love, Life, and Male Pot Plants

After it was all over, the roller coaster ride of emotions from our breakup screeched to a halt, the safety bars lifted up and I stepped back out on the platform. My ride was surely over, but I was left with vivid images of sweet revenge. I am not a spiteful person. But somehow the […]

Breastfeeding in Public: A Basic Human Right

Breastfeeding in Public: A Basic Human Right

Looking at my Facebook feed, it sometimes seems like there are two types of people in the world: people who would strongly prefer not to see, hear, or think about breastfeeding, and people who are apparently obsessed with breastfeeding, also known as new parents. Before you have children, the whole thing seems so straightforward. I […]