"I am tired of doom, lets smoke pipes, garden, and make things" should be my new catchphrase. Slow down a bit and dont get caught up in the hoopla. Keep your calm, be smart and be prepared. BUt relax a bit.
I have been working on many projects lately. Not just just in my labs but for clients now too. Cant complain though because they keep me in baccy and pipes.. SO much better than 40 years of cigarettes. I should have done this earlier. Except for 2 of Mrs T's smokes last week I have not had a cigarette in almost 2 months. I am coming to realize that I just like to smoke. It is both relaxing and therapeutic for me. My latest endeavor in my passion for pipes has been the search for the best cherry tobacco.
Summertime is fruit time. Sweet and fruity tasting baccy. I started with Strawberry Fields from Tewkies. Not bad. I then went to Jerris Black Cherry. Again not bad. A little light on the cherry. Without going to OTC brands I was in Jerri's on Friday and he had put out some Cherry Cavendish.. Dam it smelled like cherry.. I have been smoking the shit out of it this weekend. In several different pipes. Tastes good in all thus far. A nice light sweet summer smoke that I can handle as an all day baccy in the rotation. While I am not saying that my hunt is over I can say I can slow down a bit.
On another note. I have been a disciple of the Nearing's (Helen and Scott) for many decades now. SO when online friends over at holy scrap , Wendy and Mikey came out with a book The Good Life lab I had to see it . My review copy came this past Friday and I hope to have a review of it up within a week or so. They are currently away from TorC and on a book tour so you might check em out. Tell em old Trashdigger sent ya. They are scheduled to be in Denver and Boulder in August and I def will be there.
Local fishing boats tonight -
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