Welcome to One Toke Tom, the personal website of Tom Shipley

Hello, and thank you for visiting my website. I’ve been a content creator all my life, and now have a way to share it with you.

-Tom Shipley

Tom's Latest Stories

The Folkies (Part 1)


I’ve never written a “series” piece before but this story takes place in the time between the 1950s and the 2000s, so it is going to take more than a one-week post to... Read More

Emergency Baking


Baking is something that rarely occurs at our house. Neither Jan nor I find ourselves to be particularly good at it. Cupcakes, cookies, and all that stuff we were told our mothers made... Read More

Butterfly Garden


Here come the machines. Marc hurried into the house to tell me there were people marking our trees. “Here we go again,” I  thought to myself. Time to plead with the power company... Read More



How it all began I came across some old photos that brought back old memories that I would like to share. Brewer and Shipley had been doing a show at a long since forgotten... Read More