Archive for July 2015

Saying goodbye to an old friend Part 2

This is the 2nd part of our car dying, car buying story. If you haven’t read Part 1, here’s the link. My husband and I looked at each other. Now what the fuck do we do? We’re stuck at Carmax with no way home. I guess we’ll have to buy a car. So, we went... Read more »

Saying goodbye to an old friend

I vowed I would never panic buy a car again. In fact, in order to avoid that, I pumped thousands of dollars into my 1999 Tan Ford Escort Wagon, the car that I had been driving for the past 12 years. I have systemically replaced this car piece by piece over the past 5 years,... Read more »

Medical Marijuana: A very unconventional treatment for autism

If you know anything about the incidence of autism in American children, you know that the rate of autism has increased significantly in the past decade. In 2002, it was 1 in 150, in 2004, it had risen to 1 in 125, in 2006, 1 in 110, in 2008, 1 in 88, and the latest... Read more »
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Medical Marijuana: The endocannabinoid system explains how it all works

Boy howdy, but haven’t we done a complete 180 on marijuana? Terms like potheads, dope fiends and Reefer Madness come to mind and are still being used to describe marijuana usage. It is still classified as a Substance I drug, alongside heroin, LSD, peyote and Ecstasy. Yeah. That makes a whole lot of sense. Not.... Read more »