I Can’t Keep From Crying, Sometimes

Yesterday, I lost one of my heroes. Alvin Lee was the dynamic personality fronting Ten Years After, one of the most underrated and forgotten bands of the Sixties. They started off as a blues/jazz fusion band (very similar to a joke in Spinal Tap) and then were pretty much 100% pure blues until 1969. That’s […]

A Visit to SPARC in San Francisco

Ah, San Francisco! Origin of the 60s peace/love/acid/lids movement, and home to the most famous intersection of hippiedom, Haight-Ashbury. Felicity and I found ourselves there last week. We had gone to pick up some specialized tools for work I’m doing on our house, and meet a friend for lunch, and we thought we’d visit SPARC. […]

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Marijuana Is Now Legal In Colorado!

Actually, I started this article last Thursday night and the title actually said “Washington” then. But I got so excited for them being the first state to experience legalization that I hit the old vape a little too hard and couldn’t actually finish. I haven’t written anything in a few weeks, mostly because I’ve been […]