Reply
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply

Re: Hippies …

Community Guru
Wendy C Member Since: Aug 24, 2015
61 of 205

My bet - age is irrelevant as both are hippies at heart.  

Community Guru
Janean L Member Since: Apr 6, 2016
62 of 205

I want to see Preston's version of himself as a hippie.  Maybe there is a photograph of him with his tie knotted loosely...?

Community Guru
Ravindra B Member Since: Sep 27, 2015
63 of 205

Bus.jpg

"Certa bonum certamen"
Highlighted
Community Guru
Ravindra B Member Since: Sep 27, 2015
64 of 205

Alcohol_vs_Marijuana.jpg

"Certa bonum certamen"
Community Guru
Pat M Member Since: Jun 18, 2016
65 of 205

Ravindra shared:

 

Alcohol_vs_Marijuana.jpg

 

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

I definitely tend to agree with this; although it's been MANY years---lol!  I probably better not share anymore as sometimes it doesn't seem to take much to offend "the cops."  Woman Wink  

Community Guru
Wendy C Member Since: Aug 24, 2015
66 of 205

Well done, Ravindra. Very well done!

Community Guru
Nichola L Member Since: Mar 13, 2015
67 of 205

@Ravindra B wrote:

Alcohol_vs_Marijuana.jpg


 Actually - this is not the case and Marijuana is not a soft drug. In France there are hundreds of fatal traffic accidents a year caused by marijuana. Its impact on reflexes is every bit as bad as alcohol. If you smoke it, it not only mashes your brain, but is worse for your lungs than tobacco.

Community Guru
Jennifer D Member Since: Feb 15, 2016
68 of 205

@Nichola L wrote:

@Ravindra B wrote:

Alcohol_vs_Marijuana.jpg


 Actually - this is not the case and Marijuana is not a soft drug. In France there are hundreds of fatal traffic accidents a year caused by marijuana. Its impact on reflexes is every bit as bad as alcohol. If you smoke it, it not only mashes your brain, but is worse for your lungs than tobacco.


 When I was in high school, my first boyfriend was a beautiful Adonis - a much older guy who was a surfer. He was so, so, pretty, but also so, so stupid. And also, a complete stoner. I was in advanced placement classes and (at the time) had my sights on medical school (which didn't work out, but that's a different story!). I decided that I would never, ever touch the stuff, for fear of it killing my very smart brain. I had a string of beautiful, dumb, stoner boyfriends but have never smoked it myself. But I'm certain that my mother *still* doesn't believe me when I was always coming home smelling of pot!

 

Now, don't get me wrong - I am *certainly* not saying that there's a correlation between pot smoking and intellligence. I now know many intelligent people who also use marijuana. But to my young, impressionable brain, I thought there was a correlation and made a decision based my limited observations.

Community Guru
Ravindra B Member Since: Sep 27, 2015
69 of 205

@Jennifer D wrote:

Now, don't get me wrong - I am *certainly* not saying that there's a correlation between pot smoking and intellligence. I now know many intelligent people who also use marijuana. But to my young, impressionable brain, I thought there was a correlation and made a decision based my limited observations.


I never advocate smoking (tobacco or otherwise) or drinking alcoholic drinks.

 

The luckiest people are those who never need these intoxicants (or others) to relax.

 

What I post for is just a few laughs. Smiley Happy

 

"Certa bonum certamen"
Community Guru
Pat M Member Since: Jun 18, 2016
70 of 205

Ravindra posted:

 

I never advocate smoking (tobacco or otherwise) or drinking alcoholic drinks.

 

The luckiest people are those who never need these intoxicants (or others) to relax.

 

What I post for is just for few laughs. Smiley Happy

 

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

I did used to smoke pot---MANY moons ago.  I also used to smoke cigarettes but finally quit (after several attempts).  I quit "cold turkey" on 5/19/2001 and have never regretted it or wanted another cig.  

 

I occasionally do drink alcohol but am not "a lush."  My previous husband became an alcoholic.  His father had been one too and died at a younger age as a result of it which made everything even more sad.  That's such an insidious illness.

 

If it would be as easy as simply:  "say no to drugs."  Throughout the years many who had the very best of intentions tried to convince me to quit smoking cigarettes.  However, I was the one who had to really want to quit to be able to accomplish that.  As a result of my own experiences, I don't lecture smokers.  I do tell them that when they're ready they will quit and that if I could do it, anyone can.  

 

I'm soooooooooooooooooooooooooooo very glad that I finally did quit smoking for so many reasons.  Within a short time of quitting I began noticing the smoke smell from a distance and hated it as I continue to.  To this day I think: OMG, I/my possessions used to smell like that???!!!  Also, the costs were bad enough then; now---forget it!

 

Well, enough of "Confession 101"-lol!  FYI Ravindra, many of your posts have given me more than just a few laughs! Woman Very Happy   

 

 

 

TOP SOLUTION AUTHORS
TOP KUDOED MEMBERS