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Pipe Academy – A Thorough Cleaning

A customer wrote and asked me to write about pipe cleaning basics. I’ve written recently about what you shouldn’t attempt, now let’s look at an everyday cleaning. For the sake of covering all our bases, we’re going to approach this as if you found one of your grandfather’s old pipes which had been heavily smoked […]

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They’re Some Jolly Good Fellows, Alright!

In fourteen hundred ninety two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Like many, I remember that rhyme from my early school days. A time when history came out of a book, and no “Wiki” appeared in its title or text. While it’s nice to have the hyper-linked world at our finger tips, one must wonder just […]

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Some Random Thoughts About Cigars

Since I’m around them all the time, I don’t really think about all the minutiae when it comes to cigars, so last might when I was looking through our catalog, I was struck by some of the things that the public doesn’t know, but might find interesting. Here are my observations: There were two cigars […]

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Missed Conceptions Entangled in Questions

A mind is a terrible thing to waste Virginia’s a wonderful thing to taste   A diamond, it’s said, is akin to forever To seek out the perfect tobacco? I never   They told me to run in their shoes and Just Do It I tripped on the wrong combination and blew it   At […]

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The State of the Union Jack

I was fortunate enough to have vacationed this summer in the United Kingdom. Split between Scotland and England, I managed to commandeer enough time away from the missus to seek out some tobacco shops and observe the general public presence (or lack thereof) of our pipe and cigar smoking counterparts across The Pond. In the […]