I've had an amazing day. Got to "The Glade" on the UC Berkeley campus right at 4:20 PM. The throng of students gathered there cheered and billows of smoke were wafting though the air. It was pretty awesome. I took some video w/ my iPod. I may get around to uploading to youtube eventually.
"The Glade," UC Berkeley campus, 4/20, 4:20pm. Years ago there was a 'glade' of redwood trees in this area. However they did an underground expansion of the library, removing the trees in the process. The grassy field is above the underground structure but it's still called "The Glade."
After I took some video, I found a spot a bit to the edge of the crowd, sat down and lit up my own joint. While there I saw guys practicing acrobatics, two guys (one shirtless) walking with their arms tightly around one another (no one seemed to notice but me, times have changed), a guy wearing a rainbow galaxy tie-dye T-shirt with a yellow cape tied around his neck and a beefy jock with a muscle shirt that read, "FUCK IT JUST PARTY." LOL
At 5pm we were treated to a concert by "The Antlers." I recorded one set but the sound quality isn't very good. Interesting mellow rock with a lot of quavering sonic qualities that wouldn't come through on a small mic. They began the performance with this song: