An Impassioned Plea for Your Endocannabinoid System

You don’t have to smoke the plant. You don’t even have to get high. You just have to learn how to purposefully engage and stimulate your endocannabinoid system. And I promise you, you will feel better. If you’re an average american like me, you have ache and pains. Or maybe insomnia. Digestion issues? Stress, absolutely.Continue reading “An Impassioned Plea for Your Endocannabinoid System”

A Year End Thank You

Starting a blog is something that I’ve thought about doing for years. Wanting isn’t the right word- I approached in my head with a combination of curiosity and unease. Starting a blog would give me total and complete control over my writing, published what I wanted, when I wanted to. But starting a blog alsoContinue reading “A Year End Thank You”

Rhonda Rousey, Edibles, & Me

The only thing I remember about the first time I ate edibles is that Rhonda Rousey lost her fight. The fight was a big deal. One of those mega-MMA fights where promotions make it off of cable TV and certain twitter feeds and into the mainstream social channels of the rest of the world. SoContinue reading “Rhonda Rousey, Edibles, & Me”

A Recipe for Turkey and Bean Soup

Just like mom used to make! Ingredients 2 turkey burgers 1 1/2 white onions 1/2 bushel of kale 1 can of white (cannelini) beans Juice from 2 lemons Chicken stock Salt, pepper, oregano, sage, thyme At the Store Browse the meat aisle and see what’s reduced for quick sale. An open mind goes a longContinue reading “A Recipe for Turkey and Bean Soup”

Exploring a Genre: Dystopian Novels

What makes a dystopian novel? What are the defining characteristics of the genre? Dystopian novels are the inverse of Utopian novels, a term first used in 1516 by author Sir Thomas More. Whereas utopian novels describe a world free of pain or suffering, dystopian novels describe a world where human suffering reigns, knowingly or unknowingly.Continue reading “Exploring a Genre: Dystopian Novels”

Creating an Office Space

I am not a minimalist. Sorry, enviornment and oddly shame-y guys from that Netflix documentary. Part of it is practicality. It would be extremely challenging for two people to be minimalists in a 600 sq foot apartment. We have things and a small space, so minimalism is out of the questions. And frankly, I amContinue reading “Creating an Office Space”