Brace yourselves and prepare for impact. Hide your marijuana, discard your beer, and shun your fleshly pursuits for finals are upon us, looming ghastly in the distance! There in choppy waters they stand, canons ready and crew fresh. Though you, at year’s end, stand sick and weary with collegiate exertion, prepare immediately for battle or be smote by roaring volley of papers, exams, projects, and presentations. To the library with you, young men and women of academia. Seek now your final assistance while tired professors still dribble on thirsty tongues and sleepy minds the sweet milk of knowledge.
We live in a hectic time. Information comes at us from all angles in breathtaking volume and with vicious speed. Smoking provides me respite from modern life’s dizzying pace. From the time I light my briar pipe, I revel in time that is truly my own. I smoke alone and often prefer it that way. For a blessed hour, I am afforded the opportunity to disconnect from life’s trivialities and focus on my thoughts. Continue reading