No Se Cuajó el Viaje a Sud América

I had planned to go to South America earlier this week. I purchased a return airplane ticket for a six week stay. I had planned to visit Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. The one regret I have about canceling the trip was missing the meeting with government officials, including President José (Pepe) Mujica. He…

Vote in the USA Today!

If you have not sent in your ballot via mail, go to your local polling place and vote for the candidate of your choice today. Vote for cannabis ballot measures and iniatives! Here are some articles that show cannabis iniatiaves will pass in several states! http://www.vancouverobserver.com/pol…aited-breath-0 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/1…n_2070334.html http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/1…n_2079908.html The world is watching the USA and…

The State of Cannabis-Growing Literature

Here is an article a good friend,Tom Alexander, sent me.   Ranter James Rousch recently lamented that Garden Literature is going Up in Smoke, based on his count of 87 pot-growing books currently on offer at the local Barnes and Noble. I recently read one of them myself (to review, I swear!) – the excellent Supercharged…

www.Cultiva.at and Uruguay

Just got back from the Cultiva Cannabis Fair in Vienna, Austria. Now I’m a bit recovered from the three days of strong fair.   I have been in California the past 6 months. Going to the Cultiva fair was a great introduction back into Europe. Seeing many old friends and meeting new ones was also enlightening.…

On the Way to www.cultiva.at

I’m putting the finishing touches on my presentations and workshops at the Cultiva.at fair, 19, 20, 21 October 2012. I will speak for an hour each day and afterward give a workshop for another hour. Check out the site and click on the British flag for English.   the main workshop will be about how to…

Mel Frank

This week I am spending the week with my mentor, Mel Frank, author of the Marijuana Grower’s Guide. We have been on garden tours and checking out fotos from our past gardens and travels. Mel has been growing for more than 40 years and we have been friends for 30 years. Mel is one of…

Homestead Book Company

I just returned from Seattle where I attended the 40th Anniversary of Homestead Book Company. They have been our main book distribuitor and the main one for many others. Here is one of the fotos of our reunion, left to right is Ed Rosenthal, David Tatelman (Homestead Book Founder), Tom Alexander (Publisher Sinsemilla Tips magazine),…

Seattle

I’m going to Seattle, WA this weekend to attend the Homestead Book Company 40th Anniversary Party! Homestead Books, http://www.homesteadbook.com/, has been distributing our books to headshops, gift stores and specialty stores for 30 years! It is a huge honor to be a part of this celebration for me. Many of my friends will be at…