The Intermission Joint
Huffington Post - 13 days
Of course I would get high before the 38th Annual John Lennon Tribute Concert at Symphony Space. That was never at issue. Music and marijuana are a sacred duo, with the latter always enhancing the former. But how would I stay high? I decided I would just slip out at intermission, find a doorway on a side street, and light up.
I know, I know, this may seem reckless and juvenile, especially at my great age. Still, I've been smoking for decades on the streets of New York City, and I've never been caught or even approached. If a cop ever got near, I would just drop the joint and grind it out with my shoe. There would be nothing else on me because I never carry more than a single joint.
Smoking pot seemed especially appropriate before - and during - a tribute to John Lennon, who loved marijuana and greatly influenced the hippie culture. I imbibed in the car as we came down from Westchester. My husband drove; somewhat my junior, he smokes only rarely. I had my hand out the window
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