The obsession is taking over. . .

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by big andy a, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. big andy a

    big andy a Smoking Fanatic

    Okay, I want to show of hands for all you folks who've been bitten by the same bug as I have.  Since I got my smoker, here's what I've noticed. As I drive down the street I spy every branch or twig that is laying on the ground and wonder if I can use that in my smoker.  I want to gather them all up like some reality show hoarder and take them back to my lair.  Before the smoker - BST in my timeline - I knew there were trees out there, but I didn't really pay much attention to them. Now, it's become an obsession.

    I just wish I hadn't slept through all those classes in high school so I could actually identify some of these trees [​IMG].

    My wife is starting to question my sanity. When neighbors are trimming their trees, they look up and see me standing there with a somewhat crazy look in my eye, a little like a dog begging for a Milk Bone.I can't help myself.

    Now, when I do smoke something using this found wood, like last Sunday when I smoked some spares using oak that I found on the back of my property and plum from the neighbors tree, all is forgiven. Sweet obsession.

    Curt.
     
  2. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    And i thought i was the only one that did that... LMFAO
     
  3. adiochiro3

    adiochiro3 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    You're definitely not the only one, Curt.  Just leave some for the rest of us in the Tri-valley!!!!  [​IMG]
     
  4. big andy a

    big andy a Smoking Fanatic


    No problem James but I did just get a call from a friend in south Pleasanton with some more plum cuttings!!!   Woohooo.  I'm stopping in on my way home.

    Curt.
     

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