If you love to rock tie-dye, American flags or groovy headbands, you can thank Woodstock for the fashion inspiration.
This week marks the 47th anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Art Festival, an event that epitomizes the spirit of the sixties.
We need to be reminded that, in global geopolitics, the cost of having only force as our approach to the most complex situations is paid in the blood of our sons and daughters, and in their desperately destroyed serenity.
Looking up from the gun he was cleaning, Rawlings added, "Young folks these days don't have so much impulse control, and I've heard that yoga is a gateway to meditation. I mean, have these kids even taken a yoga safety class?"
I can now say I have felt the Bern, from beginning to end. I have seen how the Bernie revolution began and I have also seen it entering the homestretch of campaigning during the primary season, one short week before California and a few other states become the last to vote.
The smell of the ocean, the feel of sand on your feet and the burning of incense bring back the memories of a golden era in Venice Beach.
We're really in the home stretch of the Democratic primaries now, as the last few territories and the last eight states will all be voting in the upcoming weeks. Tuesday night, Oregon and Kentucky will weigh in, and then the last six states (who, for some unfathomable reason, all decided to go last this year) will finally get a chance to vote.
My mom is a brilliant woman and has lived a very jam-packed life, one with many chapters, and one where she's worn many hats. Throughout her life, her greatest role has been that of free spirit mama. I've learned many lessons thanks to her hippie-ish lifestyle.
The Republican presidential nomination race has previously devolved to the level of an elementary school playground (penis-measuring in a national debate), and has now risen to at least high school (if not a college frat house) with the vicious battle going on between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz over who can insult each other's wives the most.
But others don't think this "reality show a**hole" will be president.