More than 100 years ago, in a far-off land in a forgotten war, nearly 50 American troops died after a fierce battle in the village of Balangiga in the Philippines. American troops embarked on a brutal campaign of retaliation after the battle and brought three bells from the village back to America.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
If you've ever been around, smelled, or inhaled a skunky, sweetly stinky cloud of ganja, then you know what today is: 4/20, the international stoner holiday and a not-so-secret code phrase for “let’s get baked out of our minds.”