Thank you Peter, Paul and Mary. Though Geoff Nate never really puffed that magic dragon. He was done in at a ripe old age by an innocent chocolate cookie.
BITS AND PIECES OF AN ORDINARY LIFE
“Grandpa’s First Trip”… Call it what you may, Pot, Weed, Grass, Ganja, Bud or Herb… or in Geoff Nate’s day, Reefer, Tea, Gage or Mary Jane, marijuana has been around for a long time. Louis Armstrong called it “Muggles” in his song by the same name. Geoff Nate stayed clear of the wicked weed for sixty-eight years… that is, until he bought that damn cookie. Blog 17, “Grandpa’s First Trip,” was a “high” to remember. [Open]
BEGGED AND BORROWED
“Grass: History of Marijuana”… The best documentary on the early history of marijuana was produced by a Canadian company in 1999 and narrated by Woody Harrelson. We’ve cherry-picked some of the “highlights” (pardon the expression) for our Begged and Borrowed segment. [Open]
ETC. ETC. ETC
Cab Calloway’s “Reefer Man”… Many marijuana songs have been written and recorded and filmed over the years by such greats as Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Ray Charles and even the Beatles, but Cab Calloway’s short video is our favorite. Be our guests. [Open]
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