Happy Four-Twenty
Just a thought from 20 April 2004 about .

The calendar reminded me of a story I wrote three years ago. Here's a bit:

Four-twenty. Supposedly it's the number of active elements in marijuana. Or the criminal code for possession. I think all that's all just urban legend material. All I know is that on April 20th, back when I was in college at Santa Cruz, it was a very special day.

I remember one April 20th when I was hitchhiking up Bay Street to campus. A VW van picked me up and a blue cloud rolled out when the door opened. "Happy four-twenty," said the driver, handing me a joint. It could have been 1969, but it wasn't. It was 1992. Santa Cruz was like that.

Happy four-twenty, y'all.

This section is called Just a Thought. It's a blog where I post little pieces of what I'm thinking about at the moment. This page is an individual entry called “Happy Four-Twenty” that I wrote on 20 April 2004.

Before this, I wrote a little something called “Monday!” on 19 April 2004. After this, I wrote “KnowSpam 400k” on 21 April 2004.

PETER: When you come in on Monday and you're not feeling real well does anyone ever say to you sounds...
19 April 2004

KnowSpam 400k
For anyone following the horrible saga, my spam count hit 400,000 today, just a bit past the middle of the...
21 April 2004

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Working the web since 1995, Derek Powazek is the creator of many award-winning websites, a couple of which still exist. Derek is the cofounder of JPG Magazine and the CCO of 8020 Publishing. Derek lives in San Francisco with his wife, two nutty Chihuahuas, a grumpy cat, and a house full of plants named Fred. More »

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