“Smoked Up” No.85

You ever get in one of those “funks” where you don’t want to do too much of anything? Well, that has been my case for the last week or so. I got several projects that I want and need to get done… But just haven’t had the gumption to get them done. I haven’t enjoyed […]


“Smoked Up” No.50

Well, Christmas Eve is tonight. Either you have all of your shopping done, or you are reading this in-line at Wal-Mart buying those last minute gifts. I got everything I could get as far as presents wise for the family. I smoked a dozen or so blocks of cheese for my girlfriend’s sister whom was […]


“Smoked Up” No.15

Another week has crept passed us, which means another issue of “Smoked Up”. This week’s issue is late due to some typical “Spring Cleaning” and unexpected truck mechanical issues… Like usual, I had a variety of cigars when I did get time to sit down for a smoke. From light and mild to bold and […]


Crowned Heads Headley Grange

For music people, when you mention Headley Grange, they immediately think of Led Zeppelin and their iconic records that were written there like Led Zeppelin III, IV, Houses of the Holy and Physical Graffiti. Not only did Led Zeppelin record and reherse there, but so did Fleetwood Mac, Genesis, Bad Company and Peter Frampton along […]


Crowned Heads Four Kicks robusto

After the merger of ST Group and Swedish Match, CAO undertook dramatic changes.  Most of the employees where let go and the company headquarters was moved from Nashville, TN to Richmond, VA.  A few of the employees from the old CAO didn’t want to accept these changes so they left and formed Crowned Heads.  Jon […]