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Happy Fathers Day!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by willkat98, Jun 18, 2006.

  1. willkat98

    willkat98 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    I know there was already a Fathers Day thread started, but that pertained to more of a large group tidbit of info.

    Me and my 7yr old are sitting on the patio, under the EZ-Up, few sprinkles here and there, WSM pegged at 226 with a 6# trimmed flat, fat side down.

    Gonna take out 2 fatties shortly to throw on around noon.

    Crappy looking sky, but having a great day.

    Good day to you all!
     
  2. cajunsmoker

    cajunsmoker Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    It don't get no better than that. 8)
     
  3. monty

    monty Master of the Pit Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Good Morning all! My children are literally spread out across the US; Ma, Ga, and Washington State. Have heard from them already today. We're gonna all get together next year. Today have the ECB cranking with some ribs and I'm doing a run of teryaki jerky. Gonna toss on some chicken in a little bit and a few friends will be dropping by later.

    Happy Fathers' Day, All!
    Monty
     
  4. Dutch

    Dutch Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member OTBS Admin SMF Premier Member

    Chi. Bill, it sounds like you both need some tall cold ones to have the perfect setting. Cold suds for you and a root beer for the lady of course. :D

    I'm stuck at work til 3 so it's up to momma and the kids to surprise me with dinner.

    Happy Father's Day to all of youse. :P
     
  5. bob-bqn

    bob-bqn Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    My wife make this for the boys to give to me:

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  6. cajunsmoker

    cajunsmoker Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    love the needlework Bob. Wear it with pride.
     
  7. willkat98

    willkat98 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    It was a great day. Spent most of it on the patio, in the rain, under the EZ Up with my 7 year old.

    Here's the results (I got another pic to post, on another computer and will do so shortly)

    Edit, Heres my Em, what makes Fathers Day worth it.
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  8. willkat98

    willkat98 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Broke arm on the day before the last day of school.

    She's a great kid though.

    Spent the best day talking to her on tha patio.

    It was awesome

    Edit:
    Almost forgot.

    Girls gave me one of them cast iron smoker boxes for wood chips in the grill. Looks pretty cool.
     
  9. Dutch

    Dutch Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member OTBS Admin SMF Premier Member

    How's little Em doing, Bill? That cast slow her down any? And did she get her root beer? :mrgreen:
     
  10. willkat98

    willkat98 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Fingers crossed, and the cast comes off on Thursday.

    She is an outdoor kid, and really has hated not being able to go out and play.

    But she is acting twice her age and is really being a trooper about it.

    She still skips everywhere (remember that?. What an innocent time of your life when you used to "skip" :) )

    Thanks for asking Dutch!
     
  11. monty

    monty Master of the Pit Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Bill,

    Enjoy her, cherish her, and embrace every moment with her . My little girl is 35 now!

    My best to you and yours!
    Monty
     
  12. dacdots

    dacdots Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Hey everyone,did ya miss me any.Still working like a mule,on long hours.I got a Char Griller Super Pro and a bottle of whiskey for fathers day>Id like to get a day off so I could try both of them out.See ya in August if Im still alive.
     
  13. willkat98

    willkat98 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Thanks for the update Dac

    Been wondering where you be

    Glad to see you had a great day!
     
  14. monty

    monty Master of the Pit Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Good to hear from you, David! You made out well for fathers' day! Got a GOSM and a digital camera coming and am planning on sharing a lot more soon! Out straight myself with a lot of road to fix and not enough budget or time!
    Cheers
    Monty
     
  15. cajunsmoker

    cajunsmoker Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Glad to see your post! Been waiting for the next segment of HAMS. :shock:

    Those last ones looked absolutely wonderful.
     
  16. Dutch

    Dutch Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member OTBS Admin SMF Premier Member

    Hey Dac-Glad to see your still with us.
     
  17. nmayeux

    nmayeux Meat Mopper OTBS Member

    I'm a little late, but happy FD to all! Bill, the little one and the food look great. Also, Bob, that apron is a work of art. Only somebody misspelled "Coke!" ;)
     
  18. bwsmith_2000

    bwsmith_2000 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Chi Bill,
    Sounds like a wonderful day! I can remember similar days well and cherrish each memory. By the way, Em had her cast off today? How is she? Also, I love the picture of the flat! Smoke ring very well defined. No need to ask how it tasted. The pix says it all.
     
  19. willkat98

    willkat98 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Bill, will know in 10 hours on whether a new cast is needed.

    Yep, fat cap down, ringed brisket, and VERY good ends were the norm.

    Still gotta clean the WSM as I put the EZ Up away.

    EZ Up is the best gift, ever
     
  20. willkat98

    willkat98 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    IT'S OFF!!

    She can almost straighten her arm, and almost bend to the top. About 85% movement.

    She's on the swim team, and we feared she lost her summer.

    Nope!! She's back in the water for rehab therapy on Saturday!!