The great philosopher Socrates said, “The unexamined life is not worth living.” Fortunately, after Socrates said it, Plato wrote it down — otherwise Socrates’ words would have died with him. Socrates was too cheap to buy a pencil! In our own time, the novelist Saul Bellow gave Socrates’ wisdom a conditional endorsement by adding, “but the […]
Maybe, just maybe, the thing I need — the thing I need from all you wonderful smokers and smoking appreciators — is a tender “Boo” and a consoling “Hoo”.
Often you have heard it said, “The weekly squeal gets the grease”, and I suppose it’s true. Last week’s squeal of frustration and disappointment (with a liberal sprinkling of obvious and pitiful narcissism) has provoked an outpouring of grease not seen since the Valdez incident.
I’m like a pastor who uses his sermons to complain about the people who don’t go to church. The ones who hear his sermons are the ones he doesn’t need to speak to, and the people he wants to reach aren’t around to hear his sermon.
Those of you who are following along at home will remember when I introduced you to Cathy. Cathy is, of course, just one of the ever growing sorority of female smokers who are far too hot, far too sexy and far too young for me and who — in complete defiance of common sense — […]
Welcome to Wednesday, the day when all of us here at Puff Of Heaven — fans and contributors both — can relax, light up and take a little census of this magnificent little town we should probably call Smoker’s Appreciation Junction. When you’re here, your home! There’s plenty of room for everyone!