The Hound Barks: Oklahoma Gets Ready for Breathalyzers

Last week the Oklahoma State Legislature earmarked $300,000 to pay for a pilot program to test out marijuana breathalyzers.  The cash allocation assures the Oklahoma will be one of the first states to use the new drug test technology. Under the terms of the pilot program, the results of a

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The Cleaving

I have a small Christmas tradition. I don’t drive and dragging the presents home each year is aways an issue, so I shop throughout the season at the small downtown boutiques that cater to my daughter’s oddball tastes and, as I’ve become friends with these retailers over the years, I

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Just a NORML Day – Busted with Keith Stroup, Part 3

Part III:  “Rosa Parks” (continued from Part II) Keith and I were like a couple of giddy school boys who just got out of the principals office.  The whole thing was so surreal. We cut back into the park and returned to the booth like conquering heroes.  Questions and answers

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The Man Who Pissed On The Moon

Shortly after the Apollo 11 astronauts walked on the moon, each one returned to their respective hometown to be hailed as a hero:  Neil Armstrong went to Columbus, Army brat Michael Collins was welcomed in his adopted New Orleans, and Buzz Aldrin, who in time

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The Bishop

I. When I was twenty-four years old I had the great fortune to marry my best friend. If you find that kind of love once in your life, however qualified or brief, you are blessed beyond words forever. Bridget was my running buddy for years,

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Just a NORML Day – Busted with Keith Stroup, Part 3

Part III:  “Rosa Parks” (continued from Part II) Keith and I were like a couple of giddy school boys who just got out of the principals office.  The whole thing was so surreal. We cut back into the park and returned to the booth like conquering heroes.  Questions and answers

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The Bishop

I. When I was twenty-four years old I had the great fortune to marry my best friend. If you find that kind of love once in your life, however qualified or brief, you are blessed beyond words forever. Bridget was my running buddy for years, my wing woman when I

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The Man Who Pissed On The Moon

Shortly after the Apollo 11 astronauts walked on the moon, each one returned to their respective hometown to be hailed as a hero:  Neil Armstrong went to Columbus, Army brat Michael Collins was welcomed in his adopted New Orleans, and Buzz Aldrin, who in time would prove to be the

Read More »

The Cleaving

I have a small Christmas tradition. I don’t drive and dragging the presents home each year is aways an issue, so I shop throughout the season at the small downtown boutiques that cater to my daughter’s oddball tastes and, as I’ve become friends with these retailers over the years, I

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Never… Ever… Forget: 9/11 at High Times Magazine

(The following is an excerpt from my eternal work-in-progress, Reefer Dadness (c). rc) On Tuesday, September 11, 2001, I was on the commuter train to Hoboken, rolling through the New Jersey Meadowlands when I heard a woman scream. I turned my head to the left and, behind me, saw her

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