"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…"
"Because it is a loathsome invention by the polarized right to throw as a cheap gimmick against the left.'Ohh the Nazis were socialist, remember how bad they were, you're a Socialist, so you're a Nazi, you're badddddd!'
"I would have to agree there, it is often heartbreaking but it really does improve their quality of life, especially if the family visits frequently. Having a 24 hour staff of professionals to make sure they get the care they need, and often some…"
"I worked as a certified nursing assistant in a nursing home for a couple of years. You have to understand my job description was changing adult briefs and helping assist in ADLs, I agree this is a big problem. The potential skin breakdown from not…"
"They are an easy disarm if the person is willing to be harmed to take it away from you. If they aren't willing it is tougher, some martial artists could probably do it. I think the best tool you have for disarming is surprise, if they already…"
"I can only trace the Fraser Scottish side back to 1700, too many people named Thomas Fraser who named their sons Thomas Fraser. The records I need haven't been digitized yet so there's still hope. The Buchanan side from my mother can be…"
"That is a LITTLE far! I shave my head myself now, but it would be fun to have a barber do it occasionally. There are a few expensive "gentlemen's lounges" that do headshaves. I'll need to save up my pennies.…"
"Bit of an update and another question:
- I weighed in at 150 lbs. today, so a gain of eight pounds so far. I know it's not gainz, but it's progress, and it seems like every one of those pounds has been a fight. But, as I said, progress.…"