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Archive for April, 2010

I want to keep the last string of thought alive for just one more post….  In the last post I spoke about going to Cuba and taking along small lightweight car parts to give to the locals who desperately need them… Any car part for late 50′s American cars would be very much appreciated but […]

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After being in Cuba and seeing how the people live with the resources they have at their disposal, I left the country wondering what I could take with me the next time I visited that country.  We all load up on toothbrushes, toothpaste,  many kinds of painkillers or maybe clothing when we go to Cuba.. […]

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Love Cigars-Hate Cats

There may be two things wrong with the title of today’s blog….Love isn’t a big enough word and I’m guessing that “hate” may be a bit heavy handed but you can’t argue that the two words work rather well together in a sentence.. I grew up on a ranch where cats were the creatures that […]

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A few years back I had the pleasure of smoking one of the best Montes I had enjoyed in a long while.. The 2006 Montecristo LTD 2006 was a cigar from Montecristo that had more complexity than almost anything I had run into before from that brand…. I remember being very surprised and excited when […]

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The Montecristo Cup

This week-end golfers and Montecristo lovers from all over the world will be gathering at the Veradero Golf Club in Veradero, Cuba .. Golfers today will be competing for the “Esencia Cup” and tomorrow, the 24th, will be the big day for the Montecristo Cup..One of my favorite places to golf has got to be […]

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I smoked one of these little Marevas just now after breakfast and was amazed, once again, at how smooth and balanced it is compared to brands out of Cuba of the same size.  I think there is something very relaxing about tasting the creaminess of this cigar with a strong coffee… It seems to work […]

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A trip to any country is always informative and exciting if you pay attention to the subtle, smaller creatures that are around you.. Our trip to Cuba recently was relaxing, intoxicating and provided me with no shortage of  ( finally ) reasonably priced Cuban cigars… Canadian sin tax is through the roof, especially concerning tobacco […]

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I woke up this morning and wondered how a Montecristo ” A ” looked as it sat beside a Purito…. Well, there ya go!!! The difference is staggering…. Only thing here is how a Purito stacks up in flavors… Upon first glance you’d think that there really isn’t a point in smoking one of these […]

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Reading stories online about cigars at auctions can be a fascinating pastime and I just read some amazing articles concerning how high prices can go and how rare some of these cigars can be… Google Montecristo cigar auction and you’ll find very interesting information indeed.  the one that got me was a piece that Cigar […]

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Montecristo No. 2

There are times when you get the best surprises in life when you least expect it.  A few weeks back I wrote about my last Montecristo No. 2 and I don’t know if this happens to you like it happens to me but, haven’t you noticed how fast your last cigar burns….. It isn’t fair […]

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