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Fore·Casting·6.22.22

You may have noticed an uptick in news/updates/products. You, dear customer, have enabled this through your support. Thanks to the growth you caused, we have more help. The Savage Fleet will return this summer for a small engagement. We have Fleet and Mycroft on the July release schedule. After introducing all the Mr. Christian and …

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Scribbly·6.21.22

around the web Wilke Pipe Tobacco has announced a new bulk blend “Coronado Oriental” (San Diego Pipe Club). They are also a retailer for C&D Haunted Bookshop Kake, which we promoted several months back. Speaking of which, for Haunted Bookshop fans, a convenient kake format is now available at retailers. My friends at Merchant Service …

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Fathersly·6.19.22

Some unofficial notes (without care for first or third person perspective shifts) from Ken, The Golf line of tobaccos are here. The initial stocking had twice as much inventory for Spike and Trail versus Fairway and Dubbs. Don’t let the early sell out of the ones with the least stock be mistaken for a demonstrated …

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Golf·Practice·6.16.22

While others fret, we Golf. With club or disc, we stride forth. The Golf line of tobaccos is outdoor themed around the Golf sports. These blends will be releasing Saturday June 18th at 4pm CST along with some imported tinned tobaccos (K&K brands). Trail Mixture is a minimally cased presentation of Broad-cut Virginia and Chunky …

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Golf·Theory·6.13.22

“Golf is an exercise which is much used by a gentleman in Scotland……A man would live 10 years the longer for using this exercise once or twice a week.”Dr. Benjamin Rush (1745 – 1813) The first four tobaccos under the Golf series will be released this weekend. They are four fine Virginia based tobacco mixtures …

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Light·Bits·6.11.22

In case you are wondering if this is a stealth news item announcing some new item, just go back to your day and skip this informal “Ken” post. Rhythms Whether you are working today, working out today, grilling, or hanging with friends. Live in the here and now around you versus digital reality, and you’ll …

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Bird·Law·6.10.22

Seasons change and the birds at Venture HQ do as well. This morning a Goldfinch arrived at the second story window for the morning feed. How are your animals doing? Side Note: Golf test mixtures are off to testers. The final testing codenames were FMV-2 (Fragrant Matured Virginia #2), SMV-1 (Simply Matured Virginia-1), VPR-DR (pronounced …

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Lab·Diary·6.6.22

For Monday Fun Day, some Design Notes for codename FMV-2 and the Golf series. McClelland 2000 Fragrant Matured Kake was a broken flake offering that people either didn’t care for, or enjoyed immensely. It has always stayed in the back of my mind for inspiration. As part of the Golf series of tobaccos, a Fragrant …

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Design·Notes·6.3.22

Sometimes a blend starts with an idea like “what about the ruins of an acropolis?” It is a challenge that you set for yourself to move out of your comfort zone by attacking a target that is so far from normal inspiration that it requires metaphorical connections. When working on a concept like “Trail Mix”, …

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