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Tacoma’s Clear Choice: A Cannabis Gallery Tour

Clear Choice Cannabis 8001 S. Hosmer Street, Tacoma, WA 98408 Why you should go: over 10 different kinds of cannabis, some of the best customer service imaginable, lots of cool glass, feels like some kind of intergalactic space pharmacy.   Rating: 5/5     When we were in college we took a trip to Venice. […]

Grownups Book Review Club: Creature

Weekend Review Kit loves to read. But as we get older we don’t have all the time we’d like to spend with the books on our Must Read List. We can’t remember the last time we read a book the week it came out, even if we did pre-order the thing and take a picture […]

Strain Reviews: Alice in Wonderland

Cannasol Farms Alice in Wonderland: 13.60% THCA, 0.96% THC (15.11% total THC), 0.15% CBD   What we enjoyed: euphoric, stimulating, active high; we laughed a lot; great for outdoor, daytime activities     I’d never tried Alice in Wonderland before we found some at Cannabis City. It was not a strain I’d encountered often, but it […]

Form and Function: Cloupor Cloutank M4

Cloupor Cloutank M4 cloupor.com/cloutank-m4-vaporizer-for-dry-herb-wax-wholesale   What we like: sturdy; powerful, smooth hits; inexpensive; works well with both flower and concentrate; under the right conditions could be used as a tiny club.   Rating: 4/5     The Cloupor Cloutank M4 promises the impossible: an all-in-one system for vaporizing wax and flower for less than $30. […]

Creamy Delights at Northern Lights

Northern Lights Cannabis Company 2045 Sheridan Blvd., Edgewater, CO 80214 http://www.nlcannabis.com   Why you should go: personalized, knowledgeable service; great variety, high likelihood you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for, exceptional flower; potential for door prizes   Rating: 4.5/5     It was a Sunday and I wanted an adventure; I wanted to explore parts […]

Grownups Book Review Club: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki

Weekend Review Kit loves to read. But as we get older we don’t have all the time we’d like to spend with the books on our Must Read List. We can’t remember the last time we read a book the week it came out, even if we did pre-order the thing and take a picture […]

Rainier on Pine: Nice Enough to Meet Your Mom

Rainier on Pine 3111 S Pine Street, Tacoma, WA 98409 253.302.3365 rainierwellnesscenter.com   Why you should go: large selection, exceptional service, comfortable shopping experience and lobby; your mom will like it.   Rating: 5/5       Weekend Review Kit loves your mother. WRK loves all mothers. We have nothing but respect for the women who […]

Strain Reviews: Blue Dream

NuGreen Blue Dream: 19.30% THC, 0.07% CBD   What we enjoyed: physically relaxing and mentally clear high; an experience that felt a lot like yoga: grounding, balanced, awareness-inducing   Rating: 4.75/5     Blue Dream is a popular strain, a favorite of many, a sativa-dominant hybrid of noble lineage, and my new best friend. Since it […]

Features

High Need Parenting

  In keeping with our pledge to make Weekend Review Kit a site that more accurately reflects our values and our lifestyle, we are relaunching High Need Parenting with a more personal introduction.   Originally we had envisioned the column as just a Q and A, mailbag kind of format, where we put our many […]

Eat the Roach: My Pregnancy, My Birth, My Choice

My daughter’s seventh birthday was just before the winter Solstice. Like many parents, I am prone to nostalgia around this time, as I dig back through my memory to recall that experience, those first days together, and to examine the profound impact her presence has had on the person I’ve become. Among other things (e.g. […]

Out of the Basement: Having The Talk

  When my mom first found out I was a cannabis consumer, it was not pretty. It wasn’t the worst fight that a mother and son have ever had; it wasn’t the worst fight we’d had ourselves. But it was not pretty. She was not happy.   And, in retrospect, I can see how a […]

Out of the Basement: Please Allow Us to Introduce Ourselves

Happy New Year from Weekend Review Kit! We’re glad to be back.     At the end of every November, as we’re staring stonily into the eyes of the holiday season, we’re sure we have December under control. We think: December will not win this year; we are prepared. We are prepared for three birthdays […]

Holiday Gifts for Cool People: Fancy Glass

What kind of cool people will like it: dedicated and classy cannabis aficionados, people with who like handmade but affordable one-of-a-kind works of art, Winnie the Pooh   Some cool places you might find it: Illuzion Glass Galleries 238 Broadway Denver CO 80203 (720.420.0211), Clear Choice Cannabis 8001 South Hosmer Street Tacoma WA 98408 (253.444.5444), […]

Holiday Gifts for Cool People: Singles by Future Islands

Singles by Future Islands   What kind of cool people will like it: people who really, truly, deeply care; those who fondly remember The Breakfast Club; anyone with a broken heart who knows it’s all going to be okay.   Some cool places you might find it: Celebrated Summer Records 3616 Falls Road Baltimore MD 21211 […]

Functioning Member: Holiday Shopping

  Whatever your December plans are, they most likely involve some kind of gift giving. Maybe it’s a work swap, a small token for someone special, a student-loan size credit card debt on doll accessories, or a sparkling white luxury car with red ribbon just right for perfectly manicured families. Even before we had a […]

Holiday Gifts for Cool People: Saga Deluxe Edition Volume One

Saga Deluxe Edition Volume One by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples   What kind of cool people would like it: Star Wars fans, Shakespeare fans, fans of strong female characters, exhausted new parents who know they’re still hip.   Some cool places you might find it: Atomic Books  3620 Falls Rd Baltimore MD (410.662.4444), Tattered Cover […]