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A pair of whole smoked chickens for dinner. They smell even better than they look!

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Very pretty but a total camouflage fail. Can anyone name this moth?

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The trolls are always there -- ready to educate, pontificate, and defecate.

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Sorry folks. Had to share dessert too -- the famous peanut butter thing on the left and carrot cake on the right!

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Better than I could ever possibly have imagined! Let the laughs commence at the squirrels expense!

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Biltmore Gardens in Spring. Not quite ready for tulips but still very nice visit.

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Frozen Sunday Breakfast - Cheesy Bacon Grits and Kona Coffee!

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Staying warm with cheesy grits and maple bacon for breakfast and bird watching at my Anti Squirrel bird feeder with a 17" snow hat!

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Roux is almost ready for my work-from-home Gumbo. I made the roux with fresh goose fat donated by a generous neighbor!

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My audience -- they're hoping I accidentally drop banana bites

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Before and after. Very, very fresh grilled Venison tenderloins with my easy baked kale and carrot risotto.

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Almost 30 fucking years since Microsoft created windows and it still randomly throws up the Blue Screen of Death in the middle of doing something important!

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Two vultures hanging out at the Oracle office. I swear they were posing!

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Gold tour was great -- got a mini bag of shredded money as a souvenir!

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Kosmo was very proud of himself when he dropped this on the deck this morning. Shelley had to wipe down Kosmo's blood splattered paws before he was allowed in the house.

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Facebook trending scandal made the Facebook trending list but it's still trending lower than Joan Rivers #smh

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Wow! Sirloin tips, Parmesan mashed cauliflower, sautéed Spinach, and pickled onions.

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New York Crumb Cake for a New Year's breakfast. Extra crumbs! Happy New Year!!

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Apparently I'm easy to shop for -- pork shoulders in my new smoker and several delicious bourbons. Thanks to Shelley, we're smokin and drinkin for Christmas!

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Shelley gave Benji his holiday bath. Not so tough now, are you?

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Ginger Garlic Tofu Stir Fry. My first attempt at cooking Tofu and it tasted great. Up next, Tofu Chili?

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Shelley making new friends after the show - Fully Committed!

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Enjoying the Highline Gardens with my lovely wife of 27 years!!

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New hot water heater - crew forgot to air out the pipes. Who got a big surprise when they used the toilet? That's right, this guy! The pressure cracked the toilet tank! Good grief!

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Candid camera - squirrel edition is ready to go. Now I just need some squirrels. I even got a squirrel corn cob picnic table!

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Duck Pond after dinner with our Hokie and possible future Hokie.

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Awesome Carrot Cake to follow the best pulled Pork ever, except for mine!

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Kirkpatrick Dogs enjoying The aftermath of Snowmagedon 2016! Max likes playing king of the hill!

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Awesome birthday dinner followed up with a fancy ass cappuccino!

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Nacho, cool ranch, habanero, BBQ, doesn't matter the flavor. Kale chips will never taste as good as Doritos!

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Who needs a 3 Liter bottle of wine? Oh, yeah. Never Mind. #

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The potential dangers of multi-tasking -- boiling syrup for the last batch of candied jalapeños and working at home! A lagoon of fiery hot syrup to clean up!

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Wow! Double decker basketball courts! This place is huge!

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Haloween 2015! Another great year scaring the crap out of the kids!

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Fermin Jamon Iberico de Bellotta! Yes please, of course I'd enjoy a sample!

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