Category: Activism

The Nature of War

War is tough, but simple. I have signed up for one war — The War On Terror. Before I knew it, they were arming me with fully automatic weapons, training me to look for and be prepared for terrorists or terrorists incidents, like bombings or shootings. I’m not talking about Iraq or Afghanistan. I’m talking ...

Colorado Trip: New Year’s 2017

Luckily, I was able to convince the wife to let me go alone to Colorado on a real trip for New Year’s. I was able to find a room to rent for the long weekend, and I had many delightful items on the agenda. The trip was uneventful. It wasn’t like a saw a UFO ...

Being 16

Turning 16 was awesome. In the week surrounding my birthday, I got a cell phone, an ’89 S-10, a driver’s license, and a job at AMC Theaters in Humble, Texas. I was “all the way up” and “nothing [could] stop me.” It was also the year I tried alcohol. I liked it almost as much ...

Colorado Trip 2016: Part III

I could see the buildings grow more frequent and taller as I approached Denver. It had already been a productive trip. You should read the first and second blogs to get caught up. I arrived at a gas station, and was able to use the phone to call Tyler and my wife, Jen. We were able to coordinate a ...

“Obsessed” with Weed #OpenYourEyes #TheyLive #YouDontFuckingKnowMe

I have received several critiques over the last year or two. One that particularly troubles me is that I am “obsessed” with weed, or that I am allowing it to destroy my life. Now, I can understand how one could draw that conclusion just by taking a casual glance at my life. However, I am ...

#WWJD

Sin and Legality

I run into many conservative religious types in the South and many of them are convinced that I am living in sin and going to Hell for using cannabis. Although I can understand how their reasoning led them to that conclusion, I vehemently disagree with the assertion, and I have tackled the arguments in many ...