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Rare and Unseen Color Photographs of America’s Hippie Communes from the 1970s - The Vintage News

Their hair and dress, their pioneer spirit, even their Indian teepees evoke the nation’s frontier beginnings. These young people are members of a commune, which they have created for themselves as a new and radical way of living. 237 more words


Where The Wild Things Are

Growing up my favorite book was Where the Wild Things are. I remember every night telling my mom or brothers to read it to me again. 341 more words

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A buddy of mine told me about the time he and some of his teenage surfer doper buddies were sitting around the quad at USF eyeing the chicks and digging the scene. 281 more words

Autobiography,memoirs And Confessions

Day 1: Dream Catchers and the Scent of Marijuana

I decided to kick off the first day of The Coffee Project with a local spot. Despite having lived in the Upper Haight neighborhood for close to a year now, today was my first visit to local cafe… 234 more words

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The Coffee Project -- 30 Different Coffee Shops

I decided on The Coffee Project to change up my daily work routine. After two years of working from home (aka my dining room), I needed to mix things up a bit. 225 more words

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Rick Blue: Opportunities missed can define your life

Interesting how a life can take turns. How opportunities can be missed — and how that can define the rest of your life.

In the mid-’60s, my best friend and I decided to hitchhike across Canada. 737 more words

West Island Gazette