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How to take care of yourself during a pandemic

We’re all in this. Navigating the new, wild terrain we call home. If we’re lucky enough, we don masks and alcoholic spray foams or gels just to go out and get groceries. We have dinner with loved ones through screens. We are already doing a lot to take care of ourselves and others. That deserves […]

Cannabis Consciousness

Autumn 2016, I was in the hills of Gold Country, California. I’d just spent the last five months learning the ins and outs of a young, hot, barely-legal weed farm. We were quietly tucked away in ponderosa pines an hour out of Sacramento. We were at the end of the season, “croptober.” My entire life had never revolved so much […]

Harnessing a Daemon

It has many names. A spirit, a genius, intuition, your daemon.  Philosophers, poets and artists have all described how inspiration comes to them, often unannounced and fleeting. Tom Waits paints it well, “Excuse me, can you not see that I’m driving? Do I look like I can write down a song right now? If you […]