Tripping on Acid with My Dad

My father, left, and me during an LSD trip in Willard Park, Berkeley.

All the familiar paranoias emerge on a bright summer day in Big Sur, as my older brother and I watch my 70-year-old father come up on LSD for the first time in…maybe ever? His eyes are closed, hands folded on his lap. The light shines through gaps in the redwoods…

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Ahmed Kabil

Ahmed Kabil

Editor, The Long Now Foundation. Stories in OneZero, GEN, LEVEL, Timeline. Say hi: med@well.com