Monthly Archives: January 2012

A Great Work, Indeed!

It’s a risky business giving your creation a title such as Masterpiece or Perfection. There are a number of reasons: people will be even more critical of your creation, to be sure, and if the piece is, in fact, not … Continue reading

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When the Night Has Come

Whether you’ve been smoking a pipe for decades or you’re relatively new to the hobby, nostalgia is major factor of the appeal of pipes. From the moment I saw the image on the tin of Cornell & Diehl’s “After Hours”, … Continue reading

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Hidden Harmony in Frog Morton

I’ll admit it, I like any blend inspired by Lord of the Rings before I’ve even tasted it. Just the allusion itself is enough to get my literary geek-senses tingling. In the case of Frog Morton, blended by McClelland Tobacco … Continue reading

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Perfect for Quiet Nights

One of the most overlooked challenges when it comes to creating a new pipe blend is the process of naming it. While it’s true that a ‘baccy by any other name would smoke just as sweet, the title can set … Continue reading

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