Winter 2012 : Pipes and Tobaccos Magazine

Category: Winter 2012

Quad City Pipes

Quad City Pipes

By H. Lee Murphy When he was a pre-teen in Cub Scouts, Andrew Petersen was the kind of kid who won the local Pinewood Derby race every year. He and his stepfather devised a way to shave the plastic wheels on their pinewood car with an Exacto knife to a fine V-shaped point, thus eliminating […]

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

My childhood holiday memories are filled with ghost stories. The family usually gathered at my grandfather’s farmhouse, with the aunts and uncles in the kitchen and Grandpa and the 10 Tobys (all of Grandpa’s dogs were named Toby) in the family room with all the young cousins. Grandpa would tell his horrifying stories as shadows […]

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