Jumping on the Band Wagon

My father smoked both pipes and cigarettes. On occasion, he would also have a cigar, usually machine-mades. I don’t remember him ever enjoying a hand-rolled cigar. When I was still too young to attend school, he would take the band off his stogie and give it to me. I felt like a big deal because I […]

Cigar Trivia

One of the problems with trivia is that a lot of it is apocryphal or outright lies. Some trivia sounds so intriguing that we want it to be true because it has an air of romance or strangeness about it. Such is the case with the first item on my list: the origin of the […]