Romancing The Smoke is John Aaron's blog about his lifelong battle to quit smoking (which he did six years ago) and the stories, history and news in the absurd world of Tobacco and Nicotine. Author of Romancing The Smoke: Reflections of a Nicotine Addict, John illustrated writer Sean Daly's memoir and is working on this second book, Aaron's Book of Contemporary Demons. Romancing The Smoke can be found on Amazon.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Reaching a Milestone...Breathing it all in....
been said that sixty is the new forty...
whoever started that rumor is,
nowhere near sixty...
somehow surprising that I got here
all the smoking I did from the age
ten till I quit for good a few years ago.
I continued, the
book never would
gotten written. I would have lost the
to breathe without serious medical
would have been too busy
to do anything.
saving more than $5,000 in upcoming health
costs for being a non smoker.
will you at this age if you don't smoke.
truly what they call a new lease on life...
don't get winded, I feel great; I can smell and taste
no longer smell like a slow moving forest fire.
am smoke free...and am living to tell about it... Mozart, Baryshnikov, Lewis Carroll, Johnny Melville, Billy Scudder and Keith Olbermann....what company I've been keeping through the years...