New pipes at Pipe & Pint!

Here’s a bit of news – Our local pipes & tobaccos & beer & cigars & wine shop now has their website open and stocked with available pipes.  They even have one of mine, a Talbert ring grain sandblasted freehand from 2007, probably our best year in France (It was Read more…

1840’s Village

Yesterday we took our first day off in a very long time, and rode with my parents to see the 1840’s Village in Hickory, NC.  It was a full-scale recreation of a settler town, complete with blacksmith, shoemaker, saddle-maker, woodwright, etc, with all crafts and tools on display and in Read more…