Organize (Arrange)

Here in Oakland, a legal framework for the local interest and growth in Cannabusiness went on the books in 2004. Arriving 8 years after the passage of the Compassionate Care Act (1996), passage of Measure Z by electorate vote eased the conflict between local law enforcement and medical marijuana providers (startups, by the way). First-time employers in the cannabis field will really benefit from reading Debby Goldsberry‘s … Continue reading Organize (Arrange)

Hello Mudder, Hello Fadder (Cleaning Up 3)

From a message I wrote today to Don Ramón: ” If i was gonna be POTUS, i would have created a job title to TRAIN and MAINTAIN a “Internet Sexual Content Reviewer”. Not just use technology to recognize & alert off ANY type of upload, especially Mobile, but start going through ALL OF IT, flagging the tapes or still images for consent or health ?s. … Continue reading Hello Mudder, Hello Fadder (Cleaning Up 3)

VISION: Exercise Facilitating “How To Write Your Own Potent Self-Help Mantras”

The following idea is prefaced by this acknowledgement: I don’t believe in spending other people’s money… and time is money. I saw a documentary 2 years ago on a school called Greenwood, empowering young people through recital and delivery of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. [ Ed.: HIGHLY recommended- Ken Burns’ The Address ] For groups new to writing or to writing-as-therapy,  ( Examples:  returning or in-treatment … Continue reading VISION: Exercise Facilitating “How To Write Your Own Potent Self-Help Mantras”

Creating The Conditions For a “Newer, Better” “Normal”

​​ Images: Organic heirloom tomatoes at Berkeley Bowl on Oregon Street. Berkeley, California. October 9th 2016 by U.S., Alberto Rivera, for Parts Of How and Allthentic Records.    ” Newer, Better “ is a Carlito’s Way reference.  It is what it is. Continue reading Creating The Conditions For a “Newer, Better” “Normal”

“Find the people. Hit the books.”

The State of New York today launched a new program to build NY’s agricultural economy and the bridges between downstate and upstate New York. Please, leaders of states and regions-  if you think this sort of effort could succeed where you are- read this report. LINK: http://www.agriculture.ny.gov/FHTF_report_FINAL.pdf The report does not only outline plans of action before and after this program’s creation; inside, you can find the survey … Continue reading “Find the people. Hit the books.”

International Collaborative Enterprises

An article I red [Ed.: preferred spelling] on September 8th, 2015 suggested ocean waste was collecting in a single oceanic phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean.  Pacific Trash Swirl @ AP September 8th 2015 But If The date is also the 5-year anniversary of my recording and publishing “SHINE001”. ON THE PACIFIC TRASH SWIRL I saw articles from Oprah.com, The Daily Mail and the Seattle Times … Continue reading International Collaborative Enterprises

Bridging Generational Gaps 1 (On Unlived American Dreams)

There are many as yet unlived American dreams.  Enjoyment of true freedom, of full work, of a safe home.  Enjoyment of even breathing room – or of each other – eludes us in too many ways. Industries like the prison pipeline and the genetically modified food pipeline lay to waste our most precious resource: you and I. The end result from this caliber of direction: … Continue reading Bridging Generational Gaps 1 (On Unlived American Dreams)

Cleaning Up 2

I like to do the neighborhood clean ups local parks and pot clubs do. One is put together by Waterfall Wellness – on Ocean Avenue.  It’s kind of a cool way to spend time. Also a really low-cost way to keep your whole damn neighborhood clean. One lounge in the Mission District, Bernal Heights Collective, has a real regular crew. I think sponsoring clean ups … Continue reading Cleaning Up 2