Quantcast

SailorJack ONBOARD!!!

Help Support Brothers of Briar:

SailorJack

Well-known member
Joined
Oct 14, 2008
Messages
451
Reaction score
0
Greetings Gents, I just happened to run into this site today while doing some searches. I signed on immediately. Is this site new?

Well I am a 54 yr. old Merchant Mariner from New Jersey. I have smoked a pipe on and off for more than 30 yrs. I went through an affair with cigars for several years but I have returned to the flock never to stray again!
I started in my college years smoking mainly Danish blends such as Borkum Riff and the like. For what ever reason I never smoked any of the classic American drugstore blends until recently. I quickly became a Latakia freak starting with the 'Froggie' and then moving on to heavier blends such as 'Old Ironsides' etc. There was never such a thing as too much Latakia in a blend for me. On my return to pipe smoking I immediately went back to Heavy English and Oriental blends but they just weren't doing it for me anymore. I have since discovered that my tastes are running to more simpler blends such as Straight Virginias, Va/Burley blends and also I have developed a craving for something with a bit of sweetness.

Well that is enough of spewing off at the mouth for now. I don't want to bore you all to tears. I am looking forward to becoming a regular contributing member here and hope to meet many new Brothers of the Briar.

"IF YOU SMOKE A PIPE , YOU ARE A FRIEND OF MINE"
 

jhuggett

Administrator
Moderator
Council Member
Joined
Dec 9, 2007
Messages
4,853
Reaction score
0
Welcome Jack! BoB has been around for almost a year now and seems to regularly attract new members so I'm guessing it will be around for years to come.
 

SmokeyTweed

Well-known member
Joined
Oct 13, 2008
Messages
633
Reaction score
0
Hello Jack,

Nice to have a member from the garden state!

I hope you enjoy one of Canada's greatest exports Martin Brodeur.
 

SailorJack

Well-known member
Joined
Oct 14, 2008
Messages
451
Reaction score
0
By the way I noticed that you are from Alberta. On the very top of my list of places to go before I die is Banff. I love the mountains and the scenery at Banff and elsewhere in Alberta is breath taking.
 

Justpipes

Well-known member
Joined
Dec 17, 2007
Messages
7,190
Reaction score
0
Welcome aboard Jack!

I have family in Mullica Hill. I was just there this past week.

Good to have you!
 

SmokeyTweed

Well-known member
Joined
Oct 13, 2008
Messages
633
Reaction score
0
Ahh Banff,

It is a lovely town, i prefer to go in November before the busy season when things are more quiet
 

Mikem

Well-known member
Joined
Dec 14, 2007
Messages
1,423
Reaction score
2
Location
Sullivan Indiana
Welcome to Brothers of Briar. Drop your anchor and stay awhile. This is a great place to be and share everything pipe.
 

CPT/VSG

Well-known member
Joined
May 26, 2008
Messages
202
Reaction score
0
Welcome, Jack. I, too, had a fascination with cigars but then returned to the piping fold. I'm glad I did.
 
A

Anonymous

Guest
skaukatt":z9kkt03o said:
Bill":z9kkt03o said:
For a brief moment I thought someone had risen from the dead.
...caught my eye too, Bill.

Lou, NY
Yeah, I miss the ol' guy, Lou. I think of him every time I smoke my meerschaum.
 

skaukatt

Well-known member
Joined
Dec 25, 2007
Messages
487
Reaction score
0
Bill":ossscm0n said:
skaukatt":ossscm0n said:
Bill":ossscm0n said:
For a brief moment I thought someone had risen from the dead.
...caught my eye too, Bill.

Lou, NY
Yeah, I miss the ol' guy, Lou. I think of him every time I smoke my meerschaum.
Yes, me too, Bill. Speaking of meerschaums, I had to laugh when I read your post since it reminded me of funny moments with Jack. Like this one for example: Did Jack ever pull the one on you in which he would say, "Hey do you wanna see my c#@K?" Then he would quickly whip out a black case containing a meerschaum pipe carved in the shape of a man's private part! He got laughs and raised eyebrows over that one.
He was one in a million and I miss him dearly.

Lou, NY
 

skaukatt

Well-known member
Joined
Dec 25, 2007
Messages
487
Reaction score
0
Hi Jack. You didn't say what part of NJ you hail from but if it is at all feasible for you, allow me to extend an invitation to join us at a NY Pipe Club meeting sometime. We have a few members who reside in NJ, albeit northern, NJ. Our next meeting is on Tues. Jan. 13th. We meet at Florio's Grill & Cigar Bar in Little Italy, NYC. We can smoke in the restaurant. You can find out all the details at www.newyorkpipeclub.com.

Here's hoping you can join us at a meeting in 2009!

Lou, NY
 
Top