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Dia de Gallo by Shabar @ shabarwriting.com
Ybor City

One Simple Way to Stop Time

We have discovered a way to stop time – sort of. Two weeks ago we talked about the Groundhog Day effect, where you live each day over and over. (about it here https://tabanerocigars.com/its-groundhog-day-again-and-again-and-again/ ) At least it feels that way. You know what we mean. You’re on the phone with a friend. She asks, “What’s

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America lassos the moon?
Ybor City

To the Moon and Back, Not!

Today as you light your premium cigar from Tabanero’s You can contemplate how someday soon you and your cigar might be from the moon. Let’s start with the cigar. There is news out of China that they have grown a plant on the moon.  No, it wasn’t planted in the Moon. They didn’t land on

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groundhog
Ybor City

It’s Groundhog Day again and again and again…

Every week we try to give you something to think about while you smoke a premium handmade cigar from Tabanero’s. Today it’s brought to you by Groundhog Day the day a Midwestern rodent informs the world whether or not winter will continue. Ok, so it’s really only America because this would only happen here, after

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super bowl LIII
Ybor City

Super(bowl) Fun Facts

To get you geared up for the  Super Bowl, we are taking a moment to reflect on interesting moments from the game. Giants quarterback Phil Simms was the first person to proclaim, “I’m going to Disney World.”  Disney had a deal with John Elway to do the same if the Broncos had won. Elway probably

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flowers in ordinary places
Ybor City

The Eyes Have It

It’s time to light up your premium handmade cigar from Tabanero. While you are enjoying the finest that Tampa has to offer, here is something to contemplate. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, that is an old adage. But first you have to see it. Beauty it is all around us; even in

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the village
Ybor City

Being a Community

We are in the midst of the longest government shut in our nation’s history.  You can read about it here: http://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/longest-government-shutdown/index.html We have no intentions of presenting a political statement, but the situation has got us thinking.  First of all, we want to express our concerns for those who are currently not getting a paycheck.

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goals-chalkboard
Ybor City

Check-in Time

Hey Taba family, it has been one whole week of living that new life we promised ourselves for the new year. How is it going? Not so well? We spent days of self-evaluation and deep contemplation to set these goals. Now, we’re on the edge of the cliff, hanging by our finger tips, and already

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NYE Crystal Ball 2019
Ybor City

Dropping the Ball

As you know tomorrow is New Year’s Eve.  No matter where we are, no matter what we are doing, all of us will stop to watch the ball at Times Square drop for the countdown to the new year. What is this crystal icon? Here are a few facts: It is a sphere – no

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home for holidays
Ybor City

Home for the Holidays

Tonight people all over the world will be welcoming people, from all over world, home for the holidays.  Home, there is no place like it. You don’t have to be lost in the land of Oz to realize that. And yet, what is home really? The dictionaries define home as the place where you permanently

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Great Christmas Tree Debacles
Ybor City

Hilarious Holiday Happenings

Oh ho ho holidays are upon us.  Your Taba family hopes your holiday is filled with laughter, love and warm memories created with family and friends.  Ah yes, the memories of holidays past are mostly beautiful and fill our lives with joy.  Then they are some that are rather ghostly and scare the dickens out

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Serenity
Ybor City

The Eye of the Beholder

You have likely heard the phrase, “We see what we want to see.” There is truth in that statement.   Sometimes people say it to tell someone when they are avoiding an unpleasant reality.  For example your friend says, “Your brother is rude.” They probably used different words to express that idea. You reply, “He’s

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mars-surface
Ybor City

Mission to Mars

It’s time for another segment of future gazing.  It would be good to make a good cup of coffee, settle into your most comfortable chair, light a handmade premium cigar from Tabanero, and enter into a thoughtful discussion.  Even better come down to our store in Ybor and join the discussion.  Today we’re talking ‘bout

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Giving Tuesday
Ybor City

Giving Tuesday

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday.  Perhaps you’ve heard of it, perhaps not.  It is the most recent in a line of post Thanksgiving monetary events.   The first is the all to familiar Black Friday.  This day we all know for the images of people camped outside malls across America in the hopes of getting those

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van gogh olive trees
Ybor City

Thanksgiving

There is that one moment in life that changes everything: the end of a long marriage, the death of a loved one, the onset of a debilitating disease, the loss of a career, or some other tragedy. What we do next will define who we are and how we will live. Please know that we

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Thank you Veterans
Ybor City

Thank You Veterans

It is Veterans Day this Sunday. It is time to once again say “thank you’ to all who have served in our military. We at Tabanero Cigars recognize that not all agree on the politics of military ventures, expenditures on weapons, nor the role that the armed forces should play in our country or the

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