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The Indulgence of Uncle Knucklehead #10: Vudu Priest No. 3 and Clyde Mays Alabama Style Whiskey

      Ya Gotta love a good story.  Now, everyone of my nieces and nephews knows how much their Uncle loves hearing a good story.  Hell, I've been known to tell a few of them myself, and who knows if what comes out of my mouth sometimes is half real or half concocted from the pitch of a fevered brain.

The Indulgence of Uncle Knucklehead #7: La Gloria de Cuba RF No. 13 + Benriach 20yr

We live in a time of "easy expertise", don't we?  We have smartphones in our pockets (you're not carrying it around on your hip, are you?), we have Google on our glasses and drones buzzing around our heads that link us full time to the clouds.  We have bursting packets of information and data gliding silkily through our pre-frontal cortex, waiting for our consciousness to purposefully capture bytes from the stream and put them to use to navigate our cars, download the latest novel, reserve a table, empty our bank accounts or find someone to love.

Uncle Knucklehead Indulges: Ashton Maduro Aged #10 with Glenmorangie Signet

Your Uncle Knucklehead believes in harmony. I didn't always. I used to believe in straight ahead competition, creative conflict that sparks tiny combustions in an 8 cylinder overhead cam engine and drives pistons to power. So I always placed myself in the thick of it: causing trouble when the status quo set up shop; grating against the grain when ideas got tired; walking counter-clockwise just to fuck with people's expectations. Competition breeds heroes, bitches.
Uncle Knucklehead

Uncle Knucklehead Indulges: STEEL by 601 Cigars with Russell's Reserve and Craigellachie 13YO

Everyone leaves a trace of themselves after you meet them.  Sometimes its physical ("hey, you forgot your shoes"); sometimes psychological ("hey, you forgot your neuroses"); but the most alluring is leaving behind their scent.  The ones that linger tend to be the ones attached to good memories: your grandfather's "old guy" smell; mom's kitchen smells; or...that girl.