Straus Tobacconist (A Stroll Through The Best Little Tobacco Shop in the World)

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I was 16 years old the first time I ever stepped foot into a tobacco shop. Taking place over 20 years ago, this was before all the draconian laws were made to tax and ban smoking out of existence. I’m 37 now. I’ve been going to the same shop all this time. Others have come and gone, but one store has stood the test of the ages.

Straus Tobacconist.

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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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