Legendary marijuana magazine, High Times, goes public without an IPO

I have been a cannabis user since I discovered it my freshman year at University of Illinois in 1972. I have always been extremely tightly wound, raised by a narcissistic, hypochondriacal, anxious, OCD, emotionally absent mother. Yeah, I know what you are thinking. How did she survive without ending up in a mental institution? It... Read more »

I got scammed and Bank of America threw me under the bus

Hello dear readers!!!! I know it has been almost a year since I last wrote a blog post, but I have been busy fighting Trump and the GOP. And that little boy that I blogged about for many years just started his senior year of high school. Can you believe it? He is a man.... Read more »

Meet the Alabama Senate candidate Doug Jones, who supports marijuana legalization

Hello dear readers! It has been a while, hasn’t it? I hope you haven’t all forgotten me. I’ve got some very important news for Alabamians. Meet Alabama Democratic Senatorial candidate Doug Jones. He is running against RWNJTFH (Right Wing Nut Job Tin Foil Hatter) Republican Roy Moore for the Senate seat vacated by Jefferson Beauregard... Read more »
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The curious disappearance of the IL Medical Cannabis Advisory Board

Most of us in the Illinois medical cannabis community are very aware that our governor, Bruce Rauner, is no friend of our medical cannabis program. He has consistently sabotaged it from the very beginning. He delayed the allocation of licenses to dispensary owners which retarded the start of the MCPP. He has consistently vetoed any... Read more »

Beating the odds on cancer with medical marijuana

Hi y’all. I am still mainly on hiatus from writing my blog as I spend most of my waking hours wrestling our fragile democracy back from the narcissist, Trump, and his GOP enablers. As many of you know, my favorite posts are about medical cannabis success stories. The one I am about to post is... Read more »

List of Medical Marijuana Friendly Doctors in Illinois

As many of you are aware, one of the biggest problems with the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program is finding a doctor who is willing to certify that prospective patients have one of the qualifying medical conditions required to enter the program. Without a doubt, the #1 question asked by those wanting to apply is... Read more »
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Illinois is ready to legalize recreational marijuana

The cannabis juggernaut is barreling on in a forwardly direction despite all efforts by lame duck US Attorney General, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, to stop it. I almost feel sad for the guy. He seems to be stuck in some 1930s “Reefer Madness” time warp. He can’t understand why so few people are paying attention... Read more »

All marijuana use is medicinal

Greetings dear readers. I know. I know. I have REALLY been shirking my blogging responsibilities. Mea culpa. Here’s the thing. I am kinda busy trying to wrestle back our democracy from a coup perpetrated by Vladimir Putin and the fascist dictator, one Donald J. Trump, aided and abetted by his GOP enablers. I am on... Read more »

I really thought we were past this; trials of parenting

Since Trump stole the 2016 election, I have REALLY been a “donkey on the edge” as I have watched him rape and pillage our democracy with each passing day. Some days I am so depressed about what is happening to our country that I can barely get out of bed. I joined the Resistance on... Read more »
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How I got banned from a building just for doing my job

How I got banned from a building just for doing my job
I have been a massage therapist for 20 years. Two months ago, I was banned from a building by a complete stranger. My crime? Giving a client a massage treatment in a fitness center. Here’s the entire sad and sorry story. I have been going to a building in the loop for 14 years, more... Read more »