Category: Personal


YQMA & A Quick Thank You

I’m working on YQMA but I wanted to take a quick moment to thank the Stogie Review community…more like the Stogie Review family. Its been a tough year for me. It would’ve been a tougher year if it wasn’t for all of you. From the many condolences I received to the personal e-mails to keep […]


Long Ashes…

Twenty months ago in March 2006 The Stogie Review was launched. I thought maybe a handful of folks that I knew would read the reviews but never in my wildest imagination did I ever imagine that it would turn into a community filled with so many caring people. You guys have been through a lot […]


Final Goodbye

This post was auto published This will be the last post about the untimely death of my little robusto. After this, The Stogie Review will return to its normal cigar review material. I wanted to share the speech that my wife and I wrote to say goodbye to JJ during his funeral mass. I’ve timed […]


Thank You

All – I want to thank everyone for their kind words of support and for your continued prayers. Michelle and I are doing well and funeral arrangements have been made. With all the plans and all the family and friends visiting its been hard for us to grasp everything that has happenend. It all feels […]


Its Been Awhile

Wow! What an amazing past three weeks it has been! You go to sleep one night thinking you have a week before the new addition shows up and you wake up the next morning driving your wife to the hospital. I have to say that being a father is one of the most amazing feelings […]

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