Looking Back (A Story Review of Cornell and Diehl’s Mountain Camp Pipe Tobacco)

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When I was a young boy, over 30 years ago, it was common for us to spend some time in the summer and fall months camping at a mountain-base site near Mammoth Cave known as Jellystone Park. Today, many years later, I grab my pipe and sit down to go through some old pictures of my camping experiences while I smoke a bowl of Cornell & Diehl Mountain Camp.

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The Story of Old Pirate Calam (A Story Review of Captain Earle’s Private Stock Pipe Tobacco)

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The good pirate Alender Calam laughed to himself as he walked to the binnacle, smiling around his pipe. The last month had been kind to him. He was rich with a dead man’s treasures and now he was on his way to see a very close friend he hadn’t seen in years!

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Coming Home (A Story Review of Cornell and Diehl’s Haunted Bookshop Pipe Tobacco)

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I step off the stagecoach and find myself back in front of the old bookshop I’d left so far in the past. Catching my reflection in a rippled rain puddle I see that everything about me has changed over the years, everything but one. I pull my grandfather’s pipe from my breast pocket and wedge it in my teeth.

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Alone in My Room (An H.P. Lovecraft Flavored Story Review of Cornell and Diehl’s Miskatonic Mixture Pipe Tobacco)

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The old ones cry out from the dark, moss mottled labyrinth within me. I sit, huddled in my office waiting for it to find my scent. I hear it sliding down the hallway now, mandibles chittering, tentacles search every crevice, every nook, as it sniffs for my natural light.

Only my pipe is with me to comfort me in my time of distress. My faithful friend in hand.

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Cornell & Diehl’s Five O’clock Shadow (A Longform Pipe Tobacco Review For You!)

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Cornell and Diehl’s Five O’Clock Shadow, part of their “Working Man” series, take something I like very much, the Virginia/Perique Blend, and kicks it up a notch by adding a pinch of dark-fired Kentucky. The results are surprisingly astounding!

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