Discovery (search) blasted off Tuesday morning to send seven astronauts into partly cloudy skies above Florida on the first space shuttle flight since the Columbia disaster 2 1/2 years ago.
The shuttle lifted off from the launch pad at Cape Canaveral promptly at 10:39 a.m. EDT to begin a 12-day supply and repair mission.
Tuesday, July 26, 2005
Monday, July 25, 2005
The best, most outrageous BBQ chefs in America face off against each other in the ultimate showdown to crown the best BBQ chef in the US. Also competing will be local amateurs who think they have what it takes to win the crown. Local competitions take place around the country at real events, with thousands of people in attendance, leading to the grand finale in New York City.
Check here for the schedule
Friday, July 15, 2005
Two briskets, just placed on the smoker.
The briskets have cooked for about 10 hours and will now be wrapped and cooked for aother 6-8 hours.
Three briskets are wrapped after about 10 hours of smoking and ready to cook for another 6-8 hours.
Wednesday, July 13, 2005
I will be competing in my first competition on the weekend of July 30th. The No Adult Supervision event is sanctioned by the Lone Star Barbecue Society and will be held in Tahoka Texas, about 30 miles from me in Lubbock, .
I am entered under the team name of Uncle Carnie's Sograte BBQ and will be entering all three meat categories (brisket, half chicken and pork spare ribs). I will be entering the beans competition as well, I mean, what is barbecue without beans?
Tuesday, July 12, 2005
Liftoff of Space Shuttle Discovery on NASA's Return to Flight Mission is scheduled for 3:51 p.m. EDT July 13.As a resident of Lubbock, TX we were saddened by the loss of Willie McCool in the space shuttle Columbia disater. Coronado High School was my alma mater just as it was for as Willie, except I was 12 behind him.
Texas Tribute Honors Astronaut Hero Willie McCool
Anway, I am confident in NASA and proud to be an American - the leaders in space exploration.
UPDATE: 07/13/2005 3:24pm
Today's Return to Flight launch of Space Shuttle Discovery has been postponed due to an issue with a low-level fuel cutoff sensor onboard the vehicle.