drunken volleyball

last night to celebrate diana passing the bar, she bought a pitcher of beer for the team. only two others of us showed up, so we finished off the pitcher ourselves. i’m not much of a fan of beer, but we had a pitcher of fat tire which was not nearly as revolting as other beers i’ve samped in the past.

unfortunately, i didn’t really eat much that day and i’m a real lightweight so when we were warming up, i felt a little dizzy…but playing the game…man, that was an altogether interesting experience. i was swinging pretty hard, but had no idea that i was swing as hard as i was until after the games and someone asked me about it. ooops.

all in all, it was good fun, though. maybe i’ll temper my drinking a little bit, but a little drink before the game made for a rather entertaining evening.


meaty adventures

i love meat. this is no secret and i cannot help it. i grew up in a meat-eating household. i don’t think that there was ever a day where we did not have some kind of meat. mystery meat is even good…sometimes. but one of the things that my parents have never really done is grilling. we’ve done some bbq’ing, but not much, and usually when we did grill, it was in the form of burgers.

so whenever i get the chance, i’ll grill up a storm. the biggest thing i’m into now are dry rubs. i don’t know what it is about them, but they can be rather tasty. i have to admit, though, that i’m not much of a fan of the cajun dry rub i’ve made. i’m not sure what it is about it, but the flavor doesn’t really do much for me.

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i don’t grill pork chops much, i’m much more of a red meat eater, but because [url=http://www.track15.com]dardy[/url] was coming over, i thought that i should give him a non-beef alternative. i think he is the only one of my friends left who is avoiding beef….but he still gave in and ate some anyway.

i have to say that the meat pictures don’t look very appetizing. i don’t know what it is about meat, but it’s hard to make it look good. i’ll have to do some research to find out what people do to make it look more tasty.

still, 2 tri-tips and 3 pork chops later, i have to say that the meal was pretty satisfying. mmmm.