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L.C.N. Again! Dedicated to the Wimmin of Orlando!

Issue #021 This is the twenty first of what I hope to be a local Lesbian Community News Letter. Like the LCN, for those who remember…

I Do Support Medical Marijuana.

Special points of interest:

Once every few months (or so), I shall produce a newsletter to share info about our; the lesbian community. Things which effect our daily lives. Drop us a line via snail mail at p.o.box 1093, Orl. FL. 32802

Dogs vs Kids Kids- will not wake you up licking and scratching and licking and scratching…. Dogs– will never fall out of a tree they climbed.. Kids-have thumbs and can wash dishes. Dogs—don’t have to clean up what they mess up.

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 Orange Blossom Beekeepers  Owl Shower  American College of Physicians supports medical marijuana  Why are clouds pink? We at LCN Again! Support medical marijuana and organizations who advocate toward that

Green: Saving Water? It bares repeating…’If it’s yellow, let it mellow. If it’s brown… Flush it down.’

Inside this issue: Cannabis Corner

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Affirmations

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Community Happenings 3 Affirmation

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Gardening and Home

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Herstory

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Contact us

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Community Happenings Orange Blossom Beekeepers Association Honey Fest: 10am-5pm.. May 11th. Orange County Extension Education Center, 6021 S. Conway oad. Orlando. Ques & Ans on a variety of subjects such as apitherapy (medical use of honey bee products) and colony collapse disorder or how bees make honey and more. http://orangeblossombeekeepers.org/

Baby Owl Shower: 10am-2pm. May 11th. Audubon of Florida’s Center for Birds of Pray. 1101 Audubon Way. Maitland/Eatonville. Admission is free with a baby shower gift that can be used to care for the young birds. Call for a detailed list of items. 407644-0190. http://fl.audubon.org/baby-owl-shower

The Haps The rain barrel is overflowing. Must look around for another. The pool is up...and leaking. :-/ The corn is getting taller. Sprayed the garden with my homemade tobacco juice pesticide….results..unkown.

My beta fish is now living outside again. I wanted to put him in our little pond; he has live there before, but the wife says no. Our homemade pond—–>

Made a squirrel alarm beneath the magnolia tree. No it did not work, they just climb right over it. So no magnolia flowers this year.

Cannabis Corner—stories by patients...not criminals... month and all I really need is to be able to grow my G: "I am a United States disabled Veteran. I have Lupus own garden. I am very familiar with prop.215 as I and chronic pain. I been on a morphine pump for 12 am an ex california resident. Thank you so much years and am still in pain. I am in bed 24/7 because of again." the pain, unless I smoke marijuana. The doctors will not let me use the most effective pain medication because it Supporters of Medical Marijuana include: The is not legal in this state. I gave years of my life for freeAmerican College of Physicians , Institute of Medidom in this country, yet can not get the medicine I cine, American Public Health Association, Amerineed." can Nurses Association, American Academy of HIV C: " I am so happy to hear this is FINALLY coming to Medicine, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Lymour area. I am an ex-world champion mma phoma Foundation of America, American fighter that got hit by a semi truck and herniated Matthew 7:12 ESV /“So whatever Medical Student Association, and the state tons of discs as well getting a condition called you wish that others would do to medical societies of New York, Rhode Isspinal stenosis. I currently take up to 500 pills a you, do also to them, for this is the land, and California. Law and the Prophets Page 1

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Legalizing For the People Local celeb attorney John Morgan named new chair of manitarian purpose. United for Care will need to state medical marijuana organization. He co-opted the gather just under 700,000 signatures to even garner financially troubled People United for Medical Mariconsideration for a public referendum.—(Taken from a juana (PUFMM) a statewide medical marijuana advocacy piece done by Billy Manes/ Orlando Weedly Apr. 24-30, organization founded in Orlando four yrs ago, and has 2013. ) helped rebrand it as United for Care. The The new petition should be ready in June. new name and branding brings with it a Not a registered voter...register now so more serious public face. “Over the years, that you can sign the petition and have our organization has grown across the your voice counted. http://www.ocfelections. state and now has thousands of supportcom/Pre_Voter_Registration.asp ers,” Kim Russell, fonder of the origination said. Morgan says he has declared this a Bill Cowles, Orange County Supervisor of Elecpersonal battle, citing his father's use of tions Street Address: 119 West Kaley Street OrGod knows what he’s doing marijuana more than a decade ago to quell lando, FL 32806 Mailing Address: PO BOX and God put this plant into the pain of esophageal cancer and emphy- nature for us.” - John Mor- 562001 Orlando, FL 32856-2001 Office: 407-836-2070 Fax: 407-254-6596 sema. The petition campaign to get mariTDD:407-422-4833 juana legalization on the 2014 ballot has a broader hu-

Gardening and Home Corner Keeping an empty coffee container next to the garbage can is a good way to start composting. Instead of throwing food in the garbage...Compost. Problems getting those blood stains out? Try soaking in some H2 O2 ...hydrogen peroxide. Quitting smoking? Try quitting just in your car. Baby steps...

Sun light travels greater distance through atmosphere at dusk than it would if its shining directly above the head . As light (mixture of different colors) travels through the atmosphere other colors (shorter light waves like blue) scatter away and you receive what is left longer light waves of red.

Affirmation for the Moment... Affirmation for the Moment… Because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We've been taught that silence would save us, but it won't. -Audre Lorde "I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being." ~ Hafiz

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Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it. -Confucius

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. -Eleanor Roosevelt "A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another”-John 13:34 “Being a Humanist means trying to behave decently without expectation of rewards or punishment after you are dead.” ? Kurt Vonnegut

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Dedicated to t he Wi mmin of Orlando! Primary Business Address P.O. Box 1093 Orlando, Fl. 32802 Phone: 555-YOU-RLVD Email: jgorl804@aim.com

We are amateurs. Not professional new sletter writers. We hope to entertain and educate others. We welcome your input and encourage you to be part of this endeavor. We are older lesbians who want to see our community come together and support each other. Live, Laugh, Learn and Dance is our motto. Grandma and Grandpa should smoke pot!

It’s all Good, All the time.

Writer and publisher: J. Gabrielle Editor and co writer: E.J. Benson the Web We’re on disc.w eebl y. http://dykeson m co /

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The dog doesn’t hump... but I do! ;-)

Herstory argued that the seemingly amorous phrases had misled Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (/' ?l?n?r ' ro? z?v?lt/; October historians, while Doris Kearns Goodwin stated in her 11, 1884 — November 7, 1962) was the longest-serving 1994 Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the Roosevelts First Lady of the United States. that "whether Hick and Eleanor went beIn the 1930s, Eleanor had a very close reyond kisses and hugs" could not be deterlationship with Associated Press (AP) remined with certainty.[40] A 2011 New porter Lorena Hickok, who covered her York Times Book Review essay on two during the last months of the presidential new Roosevelt biographies stated, "That campaign and "fell madly in love with the Hickok relationship was indeed erotic her". During this period, Roosevelt wrote now seems beyond dispute". daily ten- to fifteen-page letters to "Hick", From pbs:http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/ who was planning to write a biography of americanexperience/features/transcript/ the First Lady. The letters included such eleanor-transcript/ endearments as, "I want to put my arms Roosevelt and Fala, Nina Gibson, Granddaughter of Eleaaround you & kiss you at the corner of the Roosevelts' dog, nor Roosevelt: I have no idea whether your mouth," and "I can't kiss you, so I in 1951 Lorena Hickock had a homosexual relakiss your picture good night and good tionship with my grandmother or not. And morning!" my feeling about that is kind of: Who caScholars including Lillian Faderman, Hares? They were very good friends. And if they could zel Rowley and Maurine Beasley have stated that the pair's relationship contained a sexual component, though make each other happy in any way, then that's what's this view is not universal. Hickok biographer Doris Faber important.


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