The end of the summer has come and I only had a single hot dog roast. It was long overdue, and hopefully we will get a functioning barbecue in the near future so I don’t stall out at unlucky thirteen for the winter months.
I failed my second annual Tube Steak Challenge but I am committed to regaining my first year form by consuming an average of more than one hot dog a week. Weekly trips to the Sherwood Park Farmers’ Market have helped add to this number, and while none have been over an open fire that will… Read More »
I was unable to complete the second annual Tube Steak Challenge for 2009-2010. At the count of 45.5 my quest to repeat the Tube Steak Challenge comes to a depressing end. Looking back on the year I think there were some highs, but it was a hot dog season filled with lows. Not going out… Read More »
Not going camping on May Long weekend really impacts this Tube Steak Challenge. In fact I didn’t have a hot dog in all of May, and with my July 1 deadline looming I am at risk for not making 52 hot dogs in a year. Thankfully to the move to the house hot dogs and… Read More »
It’s a travesty that my Tube Steak Challenge has taken a back seat in the last few months, but it has come back to life in the last week with an addition of seven. The count now stands at 38. This leaves 70 days to go, exactly ten weeks, to consume 14 hot dogs. Since… Read More »
I had a pretty good week with hot dogs. It has been over two months since my last tube steak and in the span of a week I had three meals of dogs adding to my count by 8. My dream of getting to 52 (again) is still alive.
Life goes on and sometimes the blog gets left behind. The Christmas break for TV shows has started to kick in. Some shows (FlashForward, V) may not return until after the Olympics, others will begin again in January, but this quiet is the calm before the storm. It will give me a chance to re-watch… Read More »
In a city of lights, gambling and open alcohol you can describe Las Vegas in many ways but the one word I have to sum up our trip is: awesome. The weather, the sights, the shopping, the entertainment…everything about the city (or rather the Strip) was great. Before we had even left we were planning… Read More »