Not the kind of animals you think

Time is speeding up. American cultural configuration has evolved to the degree that old-style counter cultural behaviors no longer have…

Passage and healing with entheogens

An entheogen (meaning, literally, “generator of the divine within”) is a psychoactive substance – including peyote, psilocybin (mushrooms), uncured tobacco,…

High along the Silk Road

The theme of this year’s Mother’s High Tea was Tea Along the Silk Road. I assembled and helped hang collapsible…

Night Vision

Publishing a new book felt like shedding your skin. Once it came fully off, it was a withered shell of…

The Relatives

The 9th Annual Neal Cassady Birthday Bash took place upstairs at Denver’s Mercury Café in a large room hung with…