MoonMan’s Mistress: Stone-Age Simplicity for Space-Age Stoners

MoonMan’s Mistress: Stone-Age Simplicity for Space-Age Stoners

“Everyone is different. Every bio blueprint is different. The amount of THC each person needs is different, and probably differs within that person from day-to-day. Educating ourselves, even for recreational use, is very important.” Tickets to the space station aren’t necessary because MoonMan’s Mistress has landed with cookies that will take you to the moon. Astronauts, athletes, those with food allergies, those who are health conscious or selective about potency — they’ve got you covered….

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PROP 64: To Weed or Not To Weed?

PROP 64: To Weed or Not To Weed?

Californians have another opportunity to legalize marijuana on November 8, 2016 with Proposition 64: The California Marijuana Legalization Initiative. If passed, adults over age 21 can purchase, possess and propagate plants for personal use. Recreational marijuana would be available in licensed stores for taxable sale and consumption. The proposition includes specific restrictions and safeguards to protect children, employers, drivers, consumers and growers. Voting “no” keeps recreational marijuana use, sale and cultivation illegal, but wouldn’t change…

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Dr. OGX: THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Dr. OGX: THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Photos by Edgar Frausto Meet the 2016 High Times Winner, Dr. OGX (pronounced Oh-Gee-Kush). This all-natural, cannabis-infused drink claimed First Place – Best Product at the Cannabis Concentrates Cup this January, and Dr. OGX is just getting started.   Steve Suh, President and CEO of Dr. OGX, generously shared some samples and sat down with me to discuss this new cannabis drink. There’s an Indica and a Sativa option; and doses are 50mg, 100mg, or…

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Massage Your Bod with Green Garden Gold: Do It Yourself or Have Someone Help

Massage Your Bod with Green Garden Gold: Do It Yourself or Have Someone Help

Written by  Shannon Perkins Hemp Oil – Coconut Oil Body Massage Cream Green Garden Gold’s Hemp Oil – Coconut Oil Body Massage Cream is healthy and practical, perfect for everyday use. I’ve been using this cream for the past couple of weeks for basic day-to-day moisturizing and for emergency relaxation. It absorbs easily, leaving skin soft, but not greasy. This is perhaps my favorite quality about this product, no oily hands! The cream also works quickly…

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301

301

 By Shannon Perkins | Photos by Michael Batty  Restaurant 301.  The Carter House.  The bar and lounge.  At L and 3rd in Eureka, fine, fresh dining meets Victorian-era style.  Restaurant 301 and hotel face Humboldt Bay, with views of the Carter House and the marina.  The restaurant opened in the late 1980s after Mark Carter and a small crew finished construction on a house across the street.  The Carter House was built from blueprints of…

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Secrets at the Shanty

Secrets at the Shanty

Secrets at the Shanty – Shannon Perkins | Image by Michael Batty- On 3rd and C Street in Eureka, a dive bar is serving one of the county’s best drinks, the Bloody Mary. The bartenders know their booze and make excellent drinks.  The Shanty is a place for locals and  travelers; anyone who enjoys a good drink.  Behind their green-walled exterior and neon-lit sign, you can play the jukebox, pinball, ping pong, pool, or sit…

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The Speak Easy

The Speak Easy

By Shannon Perkins | Photography by Michael Batty The Speak Easy; a place where the drinks are strong, the music is loud, and the talk is…easy. For cocktails with juice so fresh you can watch the fruit get squeezed, come to the Speak Easy.  For seasonal mulled wine, live music weekly, and an ambiance that transports you to another time and place, come to the Speak Easy.  For a dangerous chocolate experience like no other, come to the…

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POLENTA NIGHT

POLENTA NIGHT

POLENTA NIGHT Chef Hughes makes cooking polenta look like a piece of cake. Story by Shannon Perkins | Photos by Michael Batty & Shannon Perkins What is polenta? Polenta is the delicious result of boiling cornmeal and then typically either frying it, baking it, or punching it up with vegetables, spices, cream, milk, cheese, maple syrup, meats, or almost anything else you can find. With roots in Northern Italy, polenta is gaining spotlight attention. At…

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True To Trinidad

True To Trinidad

True To Trinidad By Larissa Lilly | Photos by Shannon Perkins True to Trinidad style, Bergeron Winery offers a selection of impressive wines at their elegant but laid back tasting room. What started as the owners’ lifelong passion for wine has grown into what I would consider one of the finest wineries in our area. Where some tasting experiences can lack that certain “something” that makes you fall in love, every glass I had the…

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Lori O’Shaughnessy: Rockstar Mom, Nurse, Leader, and Woman

Lori O’Shaughnessy: Rockstar Mom, Nurse, Leader, and Woman

Lori O’Shaughnessy Rockstar Mom, Nurse, Leader, and Woman Story By Shannon Perkins Photo by Sergio Manodori Born and raised in Eureka, Lori is a true Humboldt power-woman.  She inspires women to achieve goals by nurturing their natural strengths.  While preparing a Sunday roast on a sunny afternoon, Lori told her story of focused effort and the success that followed.  She earned two degrees from Humboldt State University in 2001 and secured a reputable job in the…

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