When the day is done, my choice of a mellow relaxer usually comes out of a tallish green bottle. It’s preferably named zinfandel, malbec or cabernet sauvignon, and definitely is on the full-bodied side, with more than a hint of a nose and absolutely tasty enough for some serious lip smacking.
Others have different favorites, be they alcohol, chocolate, burning out their brain on TV or a nice endorphin-stimulating gallop on the elliptical machine. And that’s what’s worth remembering as Illinois lawmakers prepare to revive their campaign to add another item to that list, at least legally: good old marijuana.
Personally, I don’t touch the stuff. Silly ain’t my thing. But who am I to say no in a country in which the public has decided, with recreational pot now fully legal in eight states and 29 allowing some medicinal use. If Jeff Sessions and Bruce Rauner don’t like it, tough. The world has changed, boys. Get used to it. […]