Category Archives: Pipes and Pleasure

Pipe Smoking as Decent

Back before fundamentalism caused much of American Christianity to go off the moral deep end and get caught in up in a fevered attempt to demonize a whole series of behaviors that are morally neutral, pipe smoking was seen as … Continue reading

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Pipe Smoking and Sherlock Holmes

However, no matter which Sherlock Holmes we are discussing, whether he be portrayed by Robert Downey, Jr., Jeremy Brett, Basil Rathbone, Benedict Cumberbatch, or even if he is simply a character on a page, we can be sure that he … Continue reading

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I like Cigars, but I love my Pipes even more

As an eight year pipe-smoker, I have found my pipes to be vastly better companions than cigars. Cigars are celebratory. I never turn down cigars on birthdays and the birth of children (one of many reasons I hope to have many … Continue reading

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My new pipe…

I just received my Italian Pipe Angelo Smooth Polished Apple. I have had a bad experience with a couple of pipes I bought on E-Bay. So, after some research I came across this beauty from a reputable pipe company. It … Continue reading

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Pipes

…because theology without a pipe ceases to be theology. –U.T.Brito

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