scha·den·freu·de ˈSHädənˌfroidə noun pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune Shaden = damage Freude = joy Robert Caldwell blends cigars and his Caldwell Cigars is celebrating the first year in business. One of his blended cigars is ringed with "The King is Dead". I do not know Mr. Caldwell's mind, for I do not know him. [...]
On the emergence of an odd conflict in the wonder world of the smoke lounge With the regularity of a weekly rhythm I am reminded and reaffirmed in my decision of May 2013 to keep a journal under the working title of Smoke and Minds. The centre is the use of fine tobacco, but the [...]
One more supporting experience for the importance of the Smoke Lounge in our society. Yakov sat next to me. With some shyness, we both looked for eye contact, just wanting to give a gentle sign of acceptance towards each other. On the streets as well as in smoke lounges, a point of attraction with regular occurrence [...]
Today my choice was my 2008 'La Pipa' by Savinelli, with Mac Baren's HH Old Dark Fired flake tobacco. Did some work, some listening, some talking.