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December 2007

Happy New Year

Posted: Dec 31, 2007 1:42pm ET

There’s only a few hours left of 2007, so I’m taking a moment to reflect on the year gone by. First, this was as fast a year as any I remember. I’m sure part of the reason is the four-year-old who is playing in front of me as I type this (now I know what dad was talking about when I was younger), and the other reason is the full year I had at work.

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Miami—Day Three

Posted: Dec 22, 2007 11:26am ET

I’m flying out of Miami early this afternoon, but I had time to fit one last meeting into my schedule before I left. This morning I had breakfast with Litto Gomez, maker of La Flor Dominicana, LG Diez and Coronado by La Flor cigars.

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Miami--Day Two

Posted: Dec 22, 2007 12:27am ET

I’m back in my hotel room after a long, full day in Miami. I started in Hialeah, at a cigar factory/shop I had never visited before called Flor de Gonzalez. If you want to try a smoke made in the United States, you don’t have to limit your search to 8th Street.

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Miami---Day One

Posted: Dec 21, 2007 1:12am ET

There’s clearly something wrong with me. I spent the other night standing in my driveway, swinging a 10-pound sledgehammer into the ground to break the inch-thick coating of ice that was just about everywhere.

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Thoughts of Sir Winston

Posted: Dec 17, 2007 1:21pm ET

I’ve always admired Sir Winston Churchill. Half American, half British, a man of words and a man of action, he stood up to the Nazi threat, all while puffing more cigars than 20 men would normally smoke.

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