Flux Capacitor of Grilling

Ambiguously Blind
Thanks to my generous friends at Blind Grillin', for almost a year, I've had a fully accessible tool to control and monitor the pit and meat temperatures on my Big Green Egg. This tool is a device called the Flame Boss and I don't even know how to begin to extol it's greatness or what I would do without it! As the old saying goes, "necessity is the mother of invention." In the case of the Flame Boss, the creator really enjoyed smoking meats for his family and friends but grew weary of constantly checking the temperature and attending to his smoker at all hours of the day and night. He thought that there had to be a another way and endeavored to build a better smoker temperature controller. For…
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Blind Sided!

Blind Sided!

Ambiguously Blind
I was absolutely stunned when Chris Peltz knocked on my front door , last week. As a subscriber to his YouTube Channel, it didn't take me long to understand that I was the beneficiary of the latest Blind Sided episode for his non-profit organization, Blind Grillin'. He came bearing gifts; a Big Green Egg, a Flame Boss, a Kick Ash Basket, Fogo charcoal, a plethora of sauces, rubs and accessories, and the cherry on top, an Amazon Echo. In other words, Blind Grillin' provided everything to take me from zero outside grilling days to what I project to me countless outside grilling days! Of course, there was meat. After setting up and installing all of the gear, we prepared and smoked baby back ribs as well as potatoes and baked…
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My Story for HPUMC

Ambiguously Blind
Highland Park United Methodist Church (Dallas, Texas) believes that everyone is writing a story. They made it easy for me to share some of my story. http://www.johnbgrimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/jbg-my_story_hpumc.mp4
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Yes, I’m Blind

Yes, I’m Blind

Ambiguously Blind
Unless you know me or know of me it’s very likely that, after interacting with me, you would not pick up on the fact that I really can’t see very well, at all. I’m one of millions of people that have a visual impairment. The premise of this article is to describe, in general, legal blindness, a little about me and my visual ability. <!--more--> “Visual impairment” is a broad category that describes vision loss that is not correctable with conventional eye glasses or contact lenses. A visual impairment affects a person's ability to perform the usual activities of daily life such as reading a book, crossing a street, or operating a motor vehicle. Included in the category of visual impairment is blindness. Blindness is pretty easy to define. A blind…
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)( Podcast: Episode 13

Indie Jack
)( Episode 13 Playlist: 1. The Good Life - Heartbroke 2. Modest Mouse - Trailer Trash 3. Destroyer - Dark Leaves Form a Thread 4. Band of Horses - Detlef Schrempf 5. A.A. Bondy - American Hearts 6. The Hold Steady - Lord, I'm Discouraged 7. Radiohead - Jigsaw Falling into Place 8. Palo Alto - Naked Sorority Girls 9. The Decemberists - Yankee Bayonet (I Will Be Home Then) 10. Bishop Allen - Rain 11. Blind Pilot - Oviedo 12. Derby - Posters Fade [audio mp3="http://indiejack.com/files/podcast/mp3/IJ-013.mp3" preload="auto"][/audio] Episode 13 (50:26)
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)( Podcast: Episode 12

Indie Jack
)( Episode 12 Playlist: 1. Conor Oberst - Sausalito 2. Vampire Weekend - Mansard Roof 3. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - Think I Wanna Die 4. Ron Sexsmith - Brandy Alexander 5. Feist - I Feel It All 6. Fanfarlo - Fire Escape 7. The Notwist - Good Lies 8. Georgie James - Cake Parade 9. James McMurtry - Choctaw Bingo 10. Nada Surf - Beautiful Beat [audio mp3="http://indiejack.com/files/podcast/mp3/IJ-012.mp3" preload="auto"][/audio] Episode 12 (41:20)
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)( Podcast: Episode 11

Indie Jack
)( Episode 11 Playlist: 1. Eef Barzelay - The Girls Don't Care 2. King of Prussia - Misadventures of the Campaign Kids 3. The Watson Twins - How Am I to Be 4. Gunbunny - The Knife 5. Hayes Carll - Girl Downtown 6. Albert Hammond Jr - Victory at Monterey 7. Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out 8. Jem - Just a Ride 9. Shout Out Louds - Normandie 10. The Cute Lepers - It's Summertime, Baby [audio mp3="http://indiejack.com/files/podcast/mp3/IJ-011.mp3" preload="auto"][/audio] Episode 11 (35:50)
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)( Podcast: Episode 10

Indie Jack
)( Episode 10 Playlist: 1. The Raconteurs - Old Enough 2. British Sea Power - Waving Flags 3. The National - Green Gloves 4. Josh Ritter - To the Dogs or Whoever 5. Mason Jennings - Keepin It Real 6. Phoenix - Consolation Prizes 7. JayMay - Gray or Blue 8. Georgie James - Need Your Needs 9. The Airborne Toxic Event - Does This Mean You're Moving On 10. Rogue Wave - Lake Michigan [audio mp3="http://indiejack.com/files/podcast/mp3/IJ-010.mp3" preload="auto"][/audio] Episode 10 (37:59)
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)( Podcast: Episode Nine

Indie Jack
)( Episode Nine Playlist: 1. Fleet Foxes - White Winter Hymnal 2. Datarock - Fa-Fa-Fa 3. Iron and Wine - Pagan Angel and a Borrowed Car 4. Bowerbirds - In Our Talons 5. The Weepies - Hideaway 6. MGMT - Time to Pretend 7. Amanda Shires - Keep It Close 8. Tokyo Police Club - Be Good 9. The Redwalls - Colorful Revolution 10. Tilly and the Wall - Pot Kettle Black [audio mp3="http://indiejack.com/files/podcast/mp3/IJ-009.mp3" preload="auto"][/audio] Episode Nine (39:16)
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)( Podcast: Episode Eight

Indie Jack
)( Episode Eight Playlist: 1. Wolf Parade - The Grey Estates 2. Albert Hammond Jr - GFC 3. The Heavy Circles - Henri 4. Sondre Lerche - Modern Nature 5. The Presidents of the United States of America - More Bad Times 6. Nada Surf - Whose Authority 7. Beth Orton - Stolen Car 8. These United States - First Sight 9. Bright Eyes - Four Winds 10. Old 97's - Doreen [audio mp3="http://indiejack.com/files/podcast/mp3/IJ-008.mp3" preload="auto"][/audio] Episode Eight (40:20)
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