I Think I’m Learning Chinese, I Really Think So…

I think I’m learning Chinese, I think I’m learning Chinese, I really think so… Today we are not only going to learn a Chinese symbol but actually understand it! Better yet its the symbol for Hemp… Although the symbol has Read More …

Thanksgiving’s Peace Pipe, 1621

“when they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian.” – William Shakespeare writes In The Tempest (Shakespeare would most likely have saw Epenow when he was kidnapped Read More …

Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May, 1944

“Gather ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today Tomorrow will be dying.” – Robert Herrick (1591 – 1674)     Cutting hemp stalks, Naples, 1944 Share page on:

The Funny Hemp Booklet, 1943

“Who grows hemp today with a busy hand, Helps themselves and the country!” -Die lustige Hanffibel, 1943 Die lustige Hanffibel, front cover – “The Funny Hemp Booklet”   The Funny Hemp Booklet In 1942 preparing for WWII, The German Reich Read More …

To Autumn, 1783

The San Francisco call, November 23, 1902   To Autumn O Autumn, laden with fruit, and stain’d With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof; there thou may’st rest, And tune thy jolly voice Read More …

Gathering the Ganja Crop, 1894

“Gathering the Ganja Crop”, Naogaon, India – February 16, 1894 – (Photo from the British ‘Report of the Indian Hemp Drugs Commission, 1894-1895’) plate 110 Share page on:

La Canapa, 1950

La Canapa / The Hemp Stamp 1950 – 65 Lira Italian postage stamp titled ‘La Canapa’ or ‘the hemp’ with the region of Emilia-Romagna highlighted. Image depicts young lady during the Harvesting of Hemp. quote from the 1914 USDA Report Read More …

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