(Cough) It seems that with every new shipment of briars from Lasse, there is a bent spherical interpretation of such tantalizing perfection that I find myself believing (for roughly the 30th time) that surely I am looking at the zenith of the form, an acme that could not possibly be improved upon, and the metaphorical cruise control of my pipe acquisition disorder hits "resume". Thankfully, somewhere around my 8th declaration that given Lasse sphere I was describing was about as good as it could get, I learned to shut up. I'm not going to say it "Not going to go there — wouldn't be prudent", but . (passes out)
R. Bear Graves
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