"I'm a total novice to the pipe smoking world. Bought my first pipe back in March, and only recently got around to buying tobacco and a lighter to try it out.
Don't laugh. But I bought my first tobacco blend from the local…"
"I enjoyed some Frog Morton's Cellar a few years ago at the Chicago Pipe Show- a very good smoke. Last night I opened a tin of MacBaren 7 Seas Black Blend and have smoked a couple of bowls in my vintage Nording. I picked this up at…"
"I'm in Afghanistan and a couple times a week I'm really enjoying McClelland Craftsbury: Frog Morton's Cellar, It's a nice whiskey blend of Latakia, Great aromatics and a smooth smoke, one of my favorites."
"Figured I'd pop in and throw another comment on here. About to finish a couple interrupted pipes from yesterday.
I have a little bit of a bowl of Five Brothers (a shag-cut burley with little-no topping) that I forgot I hadn't…"
"It takes a lot of frequent practice for the techniques to become second nature. Over time, you'll find what works for you. Fortunately, smoking is a very enjoyable activity, so it's not a chore to "practice"!
"It's been a beautiful day here in northern IN. It also happens to be my day off, so I've been soaking in the sun and smoking it up.
Peter Stokkebye Cube Cut Burley-found an baggie with a few bowlfuls that a friend sent me to…"
"My first blend was a bulk English blend called "Fox and Hound", sold under different levels at many tobacco shops, but made by Altadis (who, along with Lane, make most of the bulk tobaccos that you see in jars at the shops). I still…"
"I have a Missouri Meerschaum loaded up with some MacBaren Stockton that has been aging since (at least) 1985 (so it's older than me). Going to go give it a light in a minute.
74 degrees? Man. Northern IN here, it…"
"I burned through Why We Get Fat about a month ago, and the eating habits of my household have changed a good bit. I'm not really watching my weight, but there is a strong history of diabetes on both sides of my family, so I'm hoping…"
"A friend from another pipesmoking forum sent me a few samples which arrived yesterday in the mail. After we went for a run, I loaded up a clay pipe with my friend's own blend, he's been working on some "Latakia aromatics"…"
"I'm a pipe smoker, occasionally smoke a cigarette, even more rarely, a cigar.
If you're smoking a cigar properly, there's not much more of a health risk than with a pipe. As I don't generally smoke cigars, I haven't…"
Hey all. I'm active on another pipesmoking discussion forum, and have been active on a couple in the past. I've always found it interesting to read what others are smoking.Feel free to discuss as little or as much about your smoke (i.e., describe the tobacco, time, what you were doing during the smoke, the pipe, etc) as you'd like.Right now, I'm just an outdoor smoker, and it's been too cold. I've only smoked a couple bowls this year (both within the last couple weeks:A bowl of "Five…See More
"I just bought my first pair of running shoes (excluding some trail shoes I bought a couple years back with no intent of trail running in them), some basic Reebok shoes. They only had a couple styles of running shoes in my size when we went to…"
"Just wanted to throw an update on my own progress.
We just finished week three yesterday! Wow! I know to most of you here, it won't seem like much for a guy in his mid-20s to be able to jog for 3 minutes straight, but it's an…"
"There's no confusion here. Those voices in the public conversation that are asking us to think about "privilege" are asking us to look at it in terms of race, gender, and wealth...pretty much in that order. If you see it some other…"
"Let me clarify. Sous vide isn't a seasoning, it is a method of water bath cooking to control temperature. The only seasoning I used in this process was Himalayan sea salt. I agree about dry aged steaks. They can be spectacular. The aging…"
"Let me be clear. If your home is your castle, then your wife is the Lady of the house. This isn't to say " My way or the highway" but rather " I have the same authority as you." Yes, there should be some comprises. In BOTH…"
"Again, I think many people confuse the concept of privilege with racism and the whole guilt and blame thing.
I lived in Washington, DC during the late 70's, early 80's. Was a time of serious racial tension. I lived in a mostly…"