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Archive for January, 2010

    This wonderful Saturday was started off in our breakfast nook with a Spanish omelette, crispy fried potatoes and freshly squeezed orange juice.  I love following a relaxed breakfast with a strong coffee, crossword puzzle and maybe a small cigar. this morning it was going to be a Monte #4.  I have a few of […]

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  A buddy of mine just finished traveling for 11 months on the cruise ships from the Caribbean to the Mediterranean as a musician and in that time he saw sights and visited cities that most of us, in the occasional vacations we take, wouldn’t usually be able to accomplish in our lifetimes.  The thing about […]

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    Steelhead season is upon us again in the Pacific Northwest and I couldn’t be more excited.  Those are fun fish to catch in a river because of the strength they have and the fine arial display they give you once you hook into one.  They are a freshwater trout that migrate into the ocean […]

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    last night I was poking around the internet and found a bunch of clips on youtube that had to do with cigars.  Of course at first I watched a bunch of uploads of people’s trips to Cuba and it made me think of the good times that could be had there.  I loved watching […]

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    Thought I’d have a little bit of fun here and mention some of the more famous Montes we know about.  Everyone knows about the cigars so there’ll be no need mentionoing them at this time.  I was poking around the “net” just to see how many times Monte has been used in either marketing […]

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    For the last 6 years a group of us have been participating in an annual golf tournament where Montecristo cigars are awarded as prizes.  Sound good?  I thought so and I signed up as soon as I heard about it.  This was the brainchild of an old and dear friend who got on to […]

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    I would like to take this time to ask any of you good readers out there about your favorite Scotch whiskey.  Please feel free to leave a comment and let me know.I spent some time at a workshop a few Saturdays ago owned by a friend of mine who is a great carpenter.  At […]

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Montecristo as a gift

    I’m going to a birthday party tonight for a very good friend of mine and in years gone by we have usually given each other cigars as gifts.  Each time I receive a cigar or two as a gift I’m excited and grateful.  Each time I give cigars as a gift the recipient is […]

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Whether Montecristo wanted to come up with this new line to attract new participants or give some variety to it’s die-hards, we see that there are new and exciting flavors in these additions to their line.  The first thing I noticed when I lit up the mid sized Regatta ( 46  X  5 1/3) was […]

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Wedding Cigars

Last night a very good friend of mine got married and had a celebration that can only be described as an elegant event reminiscent of what may have happened in the 20′s.  This was quite a large affair and after the beautiful church ceremony the crowd went over to another complex for drinks before dinner. […]

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