We shall start this post by saying he is an absolute hero. Somehow, he found whatever was needed to fix the leaking pipe; thus a plumber was unnecessary! YAY!
The Husband has been lusting after a smoker for years now. YEARS! And he finally the bit the bullet and actually bought the smoker of his dreams, with my full approval even though it was ridiculously expensive - but we had planned carefully so that it was mostly bought with cash. God knows, I was tired of all the drooling over smokers.
The smoker arrived yesterday - he was over the moon.
What I neglected to take into account of his new acquisition?
He is like a little boy; SO excited that he just HAS to tell me all the details. It must be angled just so! (why? I don't know and am careful not to ask) Look! It has this little (I don't know what) so you can regulate the temperature! Look! This acts like a hot plate! Look at the welded seams! Did you know this weighs 600 pounds?!...
And on and on and on....
It's kinda cute.
And a little annoying.
All at the same time.
Currently, he's smoking some chicken and his just informed me that with a smoker, sometimes it stalls out and you need to add more wood because it takes tending, don't you know?
But you know what? He's excited with the smoker of his dreams and his little boy excitement is endearing...and a little annoying...but I imagine that will abate soon.
*The good thing about a smoker is that it shouldn't dry things out...because.....(the most recent statement as I wrap up this post).