"I really want to hang up my weed leaf tapestry in the basement," said my main mansky, Cransky, as we stood in the kitchen amongst piles of moving boxes.
"So hang it up."
"But it's got a giant WEED LEAF ON IT AND THERE ARE CHILDREN LIVING HERE."
Cransky makes a potent point. But! The green times they are a-changin'.
"Welllll, maybe we hang it up and it'll be a conversation starter about all the wonders of hemp," I responded....more
Meet my new favorite top. Ever since my lunch with Tim Gunn at BlogHer '09 this summer (yeah, I won that contest), I've been trying to upgrade my image. Tim suggested I stay away from pastels, wear V-necks (which this top, unfortunately is not), and show off my "perfect hourglass figure." Oh, yes he did.
And shortly after that lunch, Green LA Girl Siel Ju advised me to stop dressing in such baggy clothing. Maybe not in those exact words. Fine. But my new style has got to be not only flattering but green, and I'm not talking about dye.
So, what makes clothing "green"?
I've followed a number of the crafty trends during my life: crocheting granny squares into afghans and vests in the early 70s; needle pointing medevil scenes of unicorns and princess later that same decade. Moving to cross stitch when the monotony of filling backgrounds on needle point wore old. Quilting when cross-stitch lost it's challenge. Knitting when quilting finally stopped developing new things to try.
Hemp is a touchy subject in this country. There’s an incorrect
assumption that hemp and marijuana are the same thing. For the purpose
of discussing hemp from an environmental perspective, let’s clear up
some misinformation right off the bat.
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