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  1. Franco

    FS: Well Aged GL Pease and Gawith Blends (11.24.22)

    What size are the Union Square tins? And, is that 5 tins for a total of $125. ?
  2. Franco

    How do you Choose What to Smoke?

    Whatever I have a craving for at the time I want to light up. Usually, signals from my brain. Like, "you really want a Va/per this time.
  3. Franco

    Surviving Hurricane Ida And The Aftermath

    I'll take snakes over mosquitos. I find it interesting that the two worse hurricanes to ever hit the USA came in consecutive years, 2020 & 2021. Ida made Betsy, Camille & Katrina seem like an afternoon rain shower because of its wind speed. The weather scientist at NASA have been warning us...
  4. Franco

    Surviving Hurricane Ida And The Aftermath

    I remember Audrey. I was six years old and though it hit the Lake Charles area it dumped a lot of water and surge in the New Orleans area back in 57. I remember using someone's door as a raft as I played in the flooded street in front of our house. Betsy in 65 produced just as much flooding as...
  5. Franco

    Surviving Hurricane Ida And The Aftermath

    I moved to lower Terrebonne Parish in Louisiana after my retirement. I chose the location because of the excellent salt marsh fishing and deep sea fishing. Coastal communities always get hit the hardest by hurricanes. Ida is the most severe hurricane to ever come ashore in the state! The worse...
  6. Franco

    Hello from Cajun Country

    Welcome from Terrebonne Parish half of the Hurricane Ida epicenter. With a name like Ragin Cajun, are you from the Lafayette area? The U-LA-LA Ragin Cajuns football team is having a hell of a season. Geaux Cajuns!
  7. Franco

    Show Off Your Meerschaum Pipes Here!

    My favorite meer, a Baki.
  8. Franco

    Best Summer Time Smoke Drink Combination

    Any of the quality Virginia flakes with Bolthouse 100% pure carrot juice.
  9. Franco

    Pick One Pipe & One Blend as Your Best of the Best

    Ardor Rhodesian packed with Escudo.
  10. Franco

    Yet Another Scam

    Some of the worst!
  11. Franco

    Yet Another Scam

    My favorite is when I get a phone call from person with a middle-east accent claiming to be from the IRS threatening me that if I don't make a payment over the phone that my accounts will be seized. Then, there the scammers that state they can lower my credit card interest rate and want my card...
  12. Franco

    What Do You Smoke Out of Your Biggest Bowl?

    My pipe with the largest bowl is a Mastro de Paja eight panel. I usually load it with Opening Night or Union Square.
  13. Franco

    What Do You Smoke Out of Your Biggest Bowl?

    Usually, Union Square or Luxury Navy flake.
  14. Franco

    Happy Thread

    We all want what we don't need. (wink)
  15. Franco

    “I Will Not be a Party to this BS”

    Maybe a more contemporary artist and song would be fitting for FB. Though I doubt Maynard would allow FB to use anything from the Tool catalog. :col: