|Smoked First Pipe||
December 9, 2012
|Type of Pipe Usually Smoked|
|Latest Top Five Tobaccos||
|Pipes I Own (Or some of them)||
Bjarne Viking Classic - Bent Apple Sitter
|Current Favorite Pipe||
Bjarne Viking Classic Bent Apple Sitter
Exellent essay on cost vs. value - they’re not identical. Terry Pratchett, in “Men at Arms”, described what’s now called the Sam Vimes ‘Boots’ Socioeconomic Theory of Economic Unfairness:
“The reason that the rich were so rich, Vimes reasoned, was because they managed to spend less money.
Take boots, for example. He earned thirty-eight dollars a month [...]
Phred commented on the blog post The Weather Outside is Shoddy, So I’m Gonna Have a Toddy 3 months, 1 week ago
Hot toddys are my favorite sore throat remedies - Whisky, lemon juice, honey, and hot water. I just bump up the citrus a bit.
As for your rum version, I do tend to prefer a Hot Buttered Rum to a straight up toddy. The butter does help give the drink a little more depth of flavor [...]
With the explosion in smaller micro-distilleries happening, it’s nice to see so many of the classics coming back. I had my first old-fashioned not all that long ago, and I’m looking forward to getting back around to try another.
I’m rekindling my adolescent love of hats - I had a wool flat cap that I wore throughout high school and into my early college years, at which point I switched to a wide-brimmed “Godfather” fedora and a (military surplus) trenchcoat. Got out of the habit when I sought gainful employment after college, and until [...]
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