I’ve been wanting to smoke some meat for quite a long time. But, I’m waiting for my grill to die before I buy a grill I can use as a smoker (preferably one that has a side firebox so I can burn actual wood for smoke). I found out recently, however, that I can use my electric oven as a smoker in a pinch. I thank the foureyed(beer)geek for the tip. Read more... (638 words, 4 images, estimated 2:33 mins reading time)
Today I took a short paddle trip with the wife along the Angelina River south of Route 7. To paddle it one-way downriver from here would take you all the way to US 59, and neither of us were up for an overnight canoe camping trip today. Instead, we did an out-and-back. The river is slow enough that paddling upriver was not a problem in the slightest. Read more... (1426 words, 8 images, estimated 5:42 mins reading time)
I have my infrared motion-sensing wildlife camera set up in the woods in my backyard. It had been out there for some time, and I wasn’t getting a single picture. I was really itching for a trail cam photo to blog about, so I baited the trap location with the juice from some moist cat food. Read more... (396 words, 5 images, estimated 1:35 mins reading time)
The early October maintenance day for the SFA Rec Trails happened to fall on Livestrong Day. I made sure to represent Livestrong today. I arrived late, but I met up with the group installing some rock gardens on Upper Bois d’Arc.
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