Voilà! A vortex i:)n view, a humble vaudevillian veteran cast vicariously as both victim and villain by the vicissitudes of Fate. This visage, no mere veneer of vanity, is a vestige of the vox populi, now vacant, vanished. However, this valorous visitation of a bygone vexation stands vivified and has vowed to vanquish these venal and virulent vermin vanguarding vice and vouchsafing the violently vicious and voracious violation of volition! The only verdict is vengeance; a vendetta held as a votive, not in vain, for the value and veracity of such shall one day vindicate the vigilant and the virtuous. Verily, this vichyssoise of verbiage veers most verbose, so let me simply add that it's my very good honor to meet you and you may call me vortex.

History, Sociology, Music and all forms of creativity

Children and now grandchildren, Cameron and Chloe

Cigars and Pipes

Wish List(never tried): Various illusione cigars(Tried 88), Guapo(Jr or any), Fuente 858 Sungrown(done thanx Brandon), Hemingway Maduro(done thanx Brandon),Hemingway Classic Sungrown, Tatuajes(tried most of the popular ones), Any RE ISOM (Monty Sublime, JL Obus, Por Larranaga Magnifico, Montecristo El Conde, Bolivar Simones, Ramon Allones Phoenicios, El Rey del Mundo Vikingos, Punch Northern Lights), Cohiba Maduro(tried Secretos), Punch RS or SS, ISOMs with age(duh :) ), Cohiba Siglo VI(done, thanx Bill cigsid) and I, Fuentes with decent age, Padron 40th, 80th, or Millenium, Opus X Maduro, Dunhill ISOM, God of Fire(done thanx LilBastage), Casa Fuente.

Reading(Sci-Fi, Biography, History)

Music(Jethro Tull, Dave Matthews, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Ludwig Van, Satchmo, Cole Porter tunes)
Play piano and guitar

Movies(Comedy, Sci-Fi, Documentary)

Computers(Networking Degree and helping friends and family when I can)

I was just thinking of updating all the info on who I did what with which I'd been procrastinating for so long and realized I didn't remember what the hell was what. So I'm going with the "Lot's of interactions with lots of members resulting in our mutual edification and enjoyment concerning the sot weed in all it's forms, but mostly cigars" option.

There! Done! :p

Stephen Crooks
11 White Clay Dr.
Newark, DE 19711
Dec 20, 1956 (Age: 63)
Newark, DE




"If our nation can issue a dollar bond, it can issue a dollar bill. The element that makes the bond good makes the bill good." - Thomas Edison, NYT, December 6, 1921.



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