The Content Cluster Muster (07.15.21)

Burning Little Coals: Jokes I Like to Tell: Believe it or not, but there was a time when medical science was far more willing to do brain surgery in order to “fix” certain problems. There is a place for that kind of thing, certainly, but there was a time when there was too much eagerness …

20% of a Wave

Introduction: Allow me to write, if I may, a little bit about some of the doings in our little town. This is my artistic interpretation of this irony-ridden event. It may not be evident from this work, just a sketch really, but I once took some courses from the Juilliard School of Cartooning Arts and …

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On the Calendar

“The great procession of the year, sacred to our best human instincts with the accumulated reverence of ages—Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Good Friday, Easter, Ascension, Whitsunday—leads those who walk in it, at least once every year, past all the great Christian facts, and, however careless and selfish be the preacher, will not leave it in his power to keep them from his people”

Phillips Brooks, The Joy of Preaching, p. 79

Some Rotgut Likker

“The toxicity of a Woodstock joint was relatively low—a modest amount of THC. Today the levels can get a lot higher, just like the user. And there are a number of people who are now using extracts that are almost entirely pure THC. Whatever kick that mule had back in the seventies, it is about four to six times greater than that now. This is kind of like the difference between a Bud Light and a shot of Old Gym Sock Corn Whiskey”

Devoured by Cannabis, p. 2