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  1. Terry292

    The Pipe Smokers Gathering, Richmond, VA, 5 Oct 2019

    Anyone else going to be there, besides me? https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sutliff-tobacco-and-richmond-conclave-pipe-show-and-factory-extravaganza-tickets-60315309715
  2. Terry292

    Any BOBs in Greensboro, NC, and environs?

    We'll be attending a wedding in the Greensboro, NC, area this weekend, 16 - 18 Aug 2013. I fully intend to make a trip to the JR Cigar Outlet in Burlington while there. Our hotel is about 30 minutes, according to MapQuest, from there. Can any NC members recommend any other B&Ms in Greensboro, or...
  3. Terry292

    Vintages Project

    A work in progress by Jonathan Guss and others: http://www.apassionforpipes.com/vintage-project-publications/
  4. Terry292

    How Many Angels...

    Another of Jon Guss' thoughtful articles, this time about the Barling pipe family:  http://www.apassionforpipes.com/vintage-project-publications/
  5. Terry292

    Triangle Area Pipe Smokers Show, 13 April 2013

    This coming Saturday, in Raleigh, NC: http://www.tapsclub.us/Flyer.html I'll be the guy in the Drill Sergeant Stetson:
  6. Terry292

    Smoke Shops in Austin/Georgetown/Round Rock, TX, Area?

    We'll be traveling this season to visit family in Texas, flying into Austin, then driving to Georgetown and Round Rock. Are there any smoke shops in that area worth a visit? This will be a fairly short trip, five days, with at least two dedicated to family. I'd appreciate any suggestions...
  7. Terry292

    Four Hollywood Irishmen

    In honor of the Irish here: John Ford, director of the classic The Quiet Man; his brother, Eddie O'Fearna; his nephew, Phil Ford; his brother, Francis Ford. Brothers of the Briar, one and all. I'll be watching The Quiet Man sometime tomorrow.
  8. Terry292

    Five Things Every Man Should Have in His Pockets

    A Zippo lighter, a good fountain pen, a pipe tool, a utility knife, a firearm. Feel free to add your own necessities.
  9. Terry292

    International Pipe Smoking Day at Smoky's, Knoxville, TN

    Got this e-mail a few days ago from Dave. Smoky's is in the Montvue Center, next to West Town Mall, on the Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN. If you're in the area Monday, drop in and check it out. Smoky's Tobacco and Cigars Presents: February 20th is International Pipe Smoking Day...
  10. Terry292

    ATTN: US Army 8th Infantry Division Veterans

    The 8th Infantry Division, a former division of the United States Army, Europe, is in the planning stages for its first annual reunion sometime in 2012. If you served in the 8th Division, or know someone who did, we'd appreciate it if you'd check out our Facebook planning page...
  11. Terry292

    Greatest Generation Redux

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1363432/85-year-old-U-S-Army-sniper-veteran-proves-lost-skills-picks-target-1-000-yards.html Once you have it, you never loose it. Even on my best day, with the best scope and weapon, I couldn't match this, and I'm almost 30 years younger.
  12. Terry292

    Leaf & Ale Trunk Show, 25 June 2009

    If you're in the area, please stop by: Dear Pipe Lovers, Here's a quick reminder about the show tomorrow. One of the countries largest pipe distributors, Music City Marketing, is making the short trip from Nashville to Knoxville for a stop at Leaf & Ale on Thursday, June 25th. The...
  13. Terry292

    Pipe Factory Tours

    International Pipes and Accessories, Sparta, NC, makers of Dr Grabow pipes, will be conducting tours of their facilities on July 7, 8, and 9, 2009, as part of Allegheny County's sesquicentennial celebration. Anyone interested is cordially invited. Alegheny County doesn't seem to be blessed with...
  14. Terry292

    Rem-Con Pipe Company

    I'm trying to research the history of the Rem-Con Pipe Company of Tompkinsville, KY. I believe there was also a sales office in Indianapolis, IN. According to the information I have, a man named Larry Condra started the company sometime in late 1945, or early '46. They were in business until...
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