Fact vs. (Pulp) Fiction : Common Drugs and Their Caricatures

How much does the average person know about the thousands of different psychotropic plants and chemicals that are available for consumption, their origins, and their properties?
A call for open access to facts and information.

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Bits of Wit : You Say ‘Goodbye,’ They Say ‘Hell No’

The year is nearing its end, and I’m happily surrounded by yule and mistletoe, which are welcome alternatives to my usual winter diet of disrupted sleep and unfettered depression. This time, I’m lucky enough to have a crackling-hot partner and an adopted family to mitigate the sting of December’s cold, dark hours. Maybe my opinion of this twelfth and final month is starting to change, after all.

Notes From My Nightstand: On Pinterest Invites & Prickly Diseases

So, I’ve given no sign of life for over a week now. And I realize that, in the blogosphere, this kind of M.I.A. is nearly equivalent to readership suicide. Well, here’s the deal, cherished folks who have chosen to stick around: even magical faerie-beings such as myself get sick sometimes, and my immune system has spent the … Continue reading