Entries Tagged as 'hippies'

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

#74: Forget the Sixties Nostalgia

So, you were at Woodstock? Ate mushrooms with Kesey, chanted with Ram Dass, wrote poetry naked with Ginsberg? I’m sure that was all mind-blowingly groovy, but I have news for you, Grandpa (and Grandma): Reminiscing about the sixties now is like recalling Prohibition was when we were young. Cue wavering voice: “Let me tell you, […]

Friday, June 13th, 2008

#12: Don't Smoke Pot

It’s not the smoking of marijuana that’s the problem, exactly, though if you know where to get some, can you please let me know? No, the problem is calling it “pot.” Pot is what old hippies called it. What we called it when we used to smoke it every day. Now, it’s called “weed.” I […]

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