Aloha Friday is Positive Friday

We're nearly three weeks into New Year 2020: Hau'oli Makahiki Hou! It seems each year we start January with a fresh, optimistic energy that follows the holiday season that is filled with love, joy, happiness, family squabbles, too much good food and spirits — yet it's the End.of.Year party most of us enjoy so much. … Continue reading Aloha Friday is Positive Friday

They Live Amongst Us. God Help Us All

My husband and I went through the McDonald's driveway window and I gave the cashier a $5 bill. Our total was $4.25, so I also handed her 25c. She said, "you gave me too much money." I said, "Yes I know, but this way you can just give me a dollar back." She sighed and went … Continue reading They Live Amongst Us. God Help Us All

Very Poor Correlation Between Cannabis THC Levels and Impairment

It was 1979. We were in a holiday tournament in Las Vegas. It was my senior year and I was starting point guard for my college basketball team. Time to exit our hotel rooms in the Desert Inn resort and bus to Thomas & Mack center. My roomie left first. I was a couple steps … Continue reading Very Poor Correlation Between Cannabis THC Levels and Impairment

Institutional Racism of Marijuana

You've heard the term "marijuana." You may have even tried this complex and controversial drug on occasion. Or with some 33 U.S. states authorizing legal Medical Cannabis or some 11 U.S. states legalizing the use of Recreational Cannabis, you might be a seasoned user. Good for you! We fully support Medical Cannabis. Yet if you … Continue reading Institutional Racism of Marijuana

The Collapse of Love and Compassion

Guess I have always been a bit of a philosopher. Remember how my college friends and I would spend hours after dinner in the student union discussing the "meaning of life." They urged me to write a book. I believe it is time and have begun the first chapters. The USA and world appears to … Continue reading The Collapse of Love and Compassion

Living Drug Free

First Lady, Melania Trump, continues her "Be Best" campaign. I admired Michelle Obama for encouraging Americans to be active with her "Let's Move" program. Sometimes we need to put politics aside and just find ways to work together for our common good (and health). Melania wrote to her Twitter followers today: Earlier this month at … Continue reading Living Drug Free

Rock Star Tulsi Gabbard and American Politics

"Tulsi is a rock star," said one high profile Wall Street professional who attended a hero's welcome for the Democratic presidential candidate at a meeting with Wall Street executives and potential donors Wednesday evening in New York City. The event took place at Anthony Scaramucci’s Hunt and Fish Club restaurant. "She's warm and smart, people … Continue reading Rock Star Tulsi Gabbard and American Politics