I rarely claim to have any supernatural abilities. Yes, I did have a great aunt who was a self-reported psychic, and yes, when she told my grandfather that she saw “water” in his future, he did return home to find a broken pipe leaking water everywhere. But let’s just say that most of those supernatural … Read more The future is itchy
Moving to California, I learned quickly that everyone smokes pot here. Everywhere. All the time. People smoke openly on their porches, walking down the street, even pulling their cars onto the highway (a little scary). Our favorite bar doesn’t have a reserved area for cigarette smokers outside (cigarettes are so bad for you!!), they have … Read more Chill out man: climate change and the future of marijuana
If I had to sum up living in Northern California in only a couple words, it would be sun, sun, sun, warm, sun and wine. I have to admit that I live in the most beautiful part of the world. The temperature is between 65 and 85 every day. It is sunny and clear, complimented … Read more Climate Change Makes the Napa Wine Industry Thrive
Living in Berkeley California exposes you to enthusiasts of all types; we have yoga gurus, herbal devotees and wine connoisseurs galore. At a party last week, a man from Georgia wearing wool knit socks as shoes and Mexican beaded jewelry showed up with a suit case filled with tea. He was a tea obsessive, which … Read more In a hotter climate, a troubled tea?