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My plans for the day.

gmacgmac Posts: 1,797
So I'm sitting out on my deck looking at my backyard and having a covfefe and Baileys. Just dropped my oldest off at his job. Washing dishes at a higher end restaurant around here. 
Just checked the forum to get all of the latest news (I get all my news and opinions here, it the only place I can trust). And now I'm planning my day. 

Today I need to move this 15 yrd pile of mulch and out it around my trees and flower beds (and its rained here so much that I probably should take the grass but I'm not gonna. 


Then I have to finish this 20 foot fire pit area my wife wants. 


And plant the garden still. 

Some corn is in but nothing else.

Plus I just got a new bag of lump and I can't decide if I want to do steak or pork chops tonight.

Who wants to bet at the end of the day none of this is done, I'm drunk and we ordered pizza? 
Mt Elgin Ontario - just a Large.
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  • SciAggieSciAggie Posts: 3,629
    I like the way you plan. Stay sober enough for the steak though. 
    Coleman, Texas
    Large BGE & Mini Max for the wok. A few old camp Dutch ovens and a wood fired oven.
    "Bourbon slushies. Sure you can cook on the BGE without them, but why would you?"
                                                                                                                          YukonRon
  • sloveladslovelad Posts: 1,741
    Drunk pizza is a likely end to this story.

    but I'm betting you atleast make it to the fire pit, but planting a garden is out of the question... too much concentration required
  • gmacgmac Posts: 1,797
    Decided to start the day with the traditional Canadian breakfast
     
    Leftover lamb rogan josh, beef korma, matar paneer and rice with naan. I can't leave this stuff in the fridge if I know it's there. I LOVE Indian. Ordered twice as much as we needed just to have leftovers. 

    And for dessert. 

    Mt Elgin Ontario - just a Large.
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 17,356
    edited June 2017
    Great posts @gmac.  I'm with @SciAggie on pacing to nail the steak.  Everything else gets optioned to tomorrow, especially the wet mulch.  
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • gmacgmac Posts: 1,797
    Making progress. 

    Mt Elgin Ontario - just a Large.
  • SaintJohnsEggerSaintJohnsEgger Posts: 1,253
    Do nothin until time to fire up the egg. Steak or pork chops; either will be fine.


    Marshall in Beautiful Fruit Cove, FL.

    1 wife, 4 kids, 3 dogs, 1 cat, 1 bird, 1 Large Egg 10/28/16 and 1 MiniMax 04/29/17

    KAB, Adjustable Rig, PSWoo, FlameBoss 200, SmokeWare Chimney Cap

  • gmacgmac Posts: 1,797
    Forgot that I had this. Gonna be a better day than I expected. Wonder if it's time to try out my new sous vide machine too. 

    Mt Elgin Ontario - just a Large.
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 17,356
    Great freezer dive outcome right there-go forth and do great things.
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer.  
  • SciAggieSciAggie Posts: 3,629
    @gmac Nice discovery. 
    Coleman, Texas
    Large BGE & Mini Max for the wok. A few old camp Dutch ovens and a wood fired oven.
    "Bourbon slushies. Sure you can cook on the BGE without them, but why would you?"
                                                                                                                          YukonRon
  • northGAcocknorthGAcock Posts: 10,511
    Relax and hire out the work. Pleasent cooking!
    Columbia, South Carolina with a Medium, MiniMax & a 17" Blackstone

    “Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.”
  • gmacgmac Posts: 1,797
    I have enlisted help. Now this is how you garden. 

    Mt Elgin Ontario - just a Large.
  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 5,798
    Ran and went and got my haircut.  Thought I'd check back in on your progress.  Nice to see work is getting done and there is beer involved.  Carry on!
    Steve 
    XL, Mini Max, and a 22" Blackstone in Cincinnati, Ohio

  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 8,357
    Looking good, and with a few of those "Pride of Lethbridge" under your belt, the day will fly by, you may not recall the details, but it will fly by regardless. Still one of my favourite beers - just got a set of mugs from a buddy who manages a local pub. 
    Enjoy the steak, chops, pizza or maybe just another Pil, whatever works. 
    Delta B.C. - Move over coffee, this is job for alcohol!
  • gmacgmac Posts: 1,797
    Making progress. 
    Mt Elgin Ontario - just a Large.
  • da87da87 Posts: 638
    @gmac, I like the way you garden!
    Doug
    Wayne, PA
    LBGE, Weber Kettle (gifted to my sister), Weber Gasser

    "Two things are infinite:  the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe"   Albert Einstein
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 9,898
    I moved 6 yards if mulch and 2 yards of crusher run and I am wiped out. 


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • WeberWhoWeberWho Posts: 6,516
    I mowed and dethatched the last 5 hours. Literally just sitting on the rider. Lazy man work but I'm ready for a few cold ones 


  • gmacgmac Posts: 1,797
    edited June 2017
    So about 1/3 of the pile has been moved and spread around trees and flower beds. 48 San Marzano tomatoes planted. 24 long red cayennes for making hot sauce. 20 cabbage for sauerkraut, 2 rows of green beans for pickled beans for Caesars. 8 Old Style Pilsner drank, 8 heads of romaine, some beet seeds, 12 beefsteak tomato plants, approx 300 corn kernels planted and another 300 to go next weekend. 

    Edit. Forgot the impatients 


    Egg is lit so on to round 2. 
    Mt Elgin Ontario - just a Large.
  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 6,222
    Productive bro.  I bet you've moved on from the eight pilsners.   That was a cool looking can.  
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    XL 6/06, Mini 6/12, L 10/12, Mini #2 12/14 MiniMax 3/16
    Tampa Bay, FL
    EIB 6 Oct 95
  • gmacgmac Posts: 1,797
    Round 2. 
     

     


    Mt Elgin Ontario - just a Large.
  • gmacgmac Posts: 1,797
    Yep. Over done. Forgot that dry aged cooks faster and wasn't paying attention.  
    Still with enough garlic and butter I think I salvaged it or at least made it tolerable. 
    Mt Elgin Ontario - just a Large.
  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 8,357
    Looks OK to me, but then I like rib steaks cooked a tad more, have you lost count of the number of bunnies on the Pil cans yet?
    Delta B.C. - Move over coffee, this is job for alcohol!
  • bigalsworthbigalsworth Posts: 660
    gmac said:
    Making progress. 

    Can't go wrong with vitamin P
    Large BGE
    BBQ Guru DigiQ II

    Martensville, Saskatchewan Canada
  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 8,357
    Just over $40 for a two four here in Lotus Land, which is why I usually drink craft as it is just under $50 for a two four. Though Ontario was Laker Country... 
    Delta B.C. - Move over coffee, this is job for alcohol!
  • BotchBotch Posts: 6,585
    Let's see, today I, um, cleaned one toilet.
    Except I got distracted and forgot.  
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  • bigalsworthbigalsworth Posts: 660
    @gmac our government run beer is super expensive as well. That's why I brew my own now, half the price as store bought.  I don't really save money cuz I drink more than twice as much now
    Large BGE
    BBQ Guru DigiQ II

    Martensville, Saskatchewan Canada
  • gmacgmac Posts: 1,797
    @gmac our government run beer is super expensive as well. That's why I brew my own now, half the price as store bought.  I don't really save money cuz I drink more than twice as much now
    Problem for me is now finding time to brew. Definitely cheaper unless you get into it crazy like I did a few years ago. Have 3 fifteen gallon stainless tanks, a dedicated freezer with temp control, yeast culture gear, of course kegs etc. I choose to ignore that sunk cost when calculating cost per batch. 
    Mt Elgin Ontario - just a Large.
  • bigalsworthbigalsworth Posts: 660
    gmac said:
    @gmac our government run beer is super expensive as well. That's why I brew my own now, half the price as store bought.  I don't really save money cuz I drink more than twice as much now
    Problem for me is now finding time to brew. Definitely cheaper unless you get into it crazy like I did a few years ago. Have 3 fifteen gallon stainless tanks, a dedicated freezer with temp control, yeast culture gear, of course kegs etc. I choose to ignore that sunk cost when calculating cost per batch. 
    I don't have the setup you have, I use fresh wort kits that a craft brewer in town makes.   All I have to do is pitch the yeast and let it ferment,then keg.  I have been eying the grainfather electric brewer.  When my wife is off mat leave I might go all grain.
    Large BGE
    BBQ Guru DigiQ II

    Martensville, Saskatchewan Canada
  • gmacgmac Posts: 1,797
    gmac said:
    @gmac our government run beer is super expensive as well. That's why I brew my own now, half the price as store bought.  I don't really save money cuz I drink more than twice as much now
    Problem for me is now finding time to brew. Definitely cheaper unless you get into it crazy like I did a few years ago. Have 3 fifteen gallon stainless tanks, a dedicated freezer with temp control, yeast culture gear, of course kegs etc. I choose to ignore that sunk cost when calculating cost per batch. 
    I don't have the setup you have, I use fresh wort kits that a craft brewer in town makes.   All I have to do is pitch the yeast and let it ferment,then keg.  I have been eying the grainfather electric brewer.  When my wife is off mat leave I might go all grain.
    Going all grain is the best thing you can do and it doesn't have to be expensive at all. Yes the fancy recirculating systems are nice but I've never used one. I batch sparge in a cooler and make award winning beer (or used to). I can talk you through getting into all grain for less than $100. It can be as easy as you want it to be or as hard. But no reason to blow the bank. 
    Let me know if you want to chat more sometime and I will pm you my #. 
    Mt Elgin Ontario - just a Large.
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