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TexasGuppie
09-11-2009, 09:42 PM
A friend and fellow employee is driving from one of our Florida operations here to Tucson. He called prior to leaving Florida to inquire as to the possibility of, "having some of that brisket that you cooked when you lived in Texas."

I had to reply in all honesty that, "it won't be possible." My statement was made with both a heavy heart and with pre-planned despair in my voice.

He asked, "Why?"

I replied, "No Hickory."

Him: "Can't you get Hickory in Tucson?"
Me: "Nope."
Him: "Where do you get it?"
Me: "Texas."
Him: "I'm driving through Dallas. Can I get some there?"
Me: "Nope."
Him: "Well...where can I get it?"
Me: "Fort Worth."
Him: "Done. Half-cord be enough?"
Me: "Yep."

God Bless friends that have been seduced by the smoke.

BBQ Bandit
09-11-2009, 09:46 PM
From Florida to Arizona AND a wood pick-up in Texas... for a BBQ roadtrip... now that rocks.

NCGrimbo
09-11-2009, 09:54 PM
Make sure you keep up with when he's passing through Texas again.

Westexbbq
09-11-2009, 10:18 PM
Great story,
and further proof that-
no matter where you go,
there you are.

Steve_B
09-11-2009, 10:39 PM
Nice move!

roxikitties7
09-11-2009, 10:42 PM
way to go

Bushwacker
09-11-2009, 11:29 PM
It really shows you who your real friends are..
Some people that I chat with on Paltalk found out my Bday is in a few weeks, and know that I am a little disabled wanted to send me a RD trip ticket to there House in AZ. to come spend a couple weeks there just to get away. never met them before. but have chatted to them for over 7 years....

blues_n_cues
09-11-2009, 11:34 PM
god only blessed texas... not those travelling e-w through it.. especially on 20 or 30...
thrte's a lot of wood in texas- screw stopping in the city...
now it's football season in texas- the hardwood factor just went up- yeah we got the best...:twisted:

cdollar
09-12-2009, 12:50 AM
Let me know the next time he's coming thru Texas and I can probably rustle up some hickory for free. I live about 20 miles N. of I-20 in East Texas.


Chuck

Cabntmkr1
09-12-2009, 12:56 AM
Must be rough...:wink:

rocketmanray
09-12-2009, 07:59 AM
Had to read that on to the wife... she's not a big Q fan....

She chuckled...

That was a first. Thanks for the story.

RMR

Midnight Smoke
09-12-2009, 09:10 AM
Uh... What time is dinner? :rolleyes:

4TheLoveofBrisket
09-12-2009, 09:42 AM
From Florida to Arizona AND a wood pick-up in Texas... for a BBQ roadtrip... now that rocks.

:lol: I'm so desperate for some logs of Mesquite, I'm thinking of burning up the rest of my vacation and trucking it on down to TX just to get some. :lol: