So I’m finally biting the bullet. Over the weekend, I’ll be doing some website maintenance and migration. So pardon the dust and the mess…
The end result is that Big Wayner’s BBQ Blog will have a new web address! The new URL will be http://www.bigwaynerbbq.com. A lot of work has been done already, but here are a couple of things you need to know about this move:
- If you have previously subscribed to receive email notifications whenever a new blog entry is posted, you will need to re-subscribe.
- If you are using the RSS link on the front page to subscribe, you will not need to change that. However, any news readers you use may say that there are a bunch of new articles.
All in all, I’m excited about the move! I’ll have a lot more flexibility to do much more cooler things to make your reading experience that much more enjoyable! Look forward to seeing you there!!
I’m taking a break from the Teams that Do Know Jack series today to get a little bit off-topic. This fall I will be joining more than 130,000 walkers from across the United States in this year’s Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes to raise money for the American Diabetes Association.
I am asking for your help. By making a donation, you will be helping the Association provide community-based education programs, protect the rights of people with diabetes and fund critical research for a cure.
So why should I be concerned about diabetes?
- There are 25.8 million Americans currently living with diabetes.
- Diabetes is currently outpacing heart disease, cancer and AIDS.
- If nothing is done, one in three children born in the year 2000 will develop diabetes in their lifetime.
With the help of people like you, the American Diabetes Association can raise over $20 million to help Stop Diabetes.
So how can I help? It’s very simple. You can click on the image below to make a secure donation. It is 100% tax deductible, and every little bit helps!
Together we can Stop Diabetes. One step at a time. Thank you!
In my time that I have been on Twitter, I have come into contact with many many people who share the same love for BBQ that I do. Many times these people are gracious enough to let me try their sauces, rubs, or gadgets, and I use this space to showcase them. Today, however, I want to showcase a company for a completely different reason.
Cripple Creek Barbeque is a small family-run company with a big vision. Located in the Denver, CO metropolitan area, John and Stacy Lynch aspire to bring high quality barbecue (using sustainable foods and practices) along with their sauces (all-natural, no high fructose corn syrup) and rubs to the masses. Their firm philosophy in using locally sourced meats and produce will be an invaluable asset to the local economy. However, John and Stacy need our help to make this vision a reality.
To bring their high quality barbeque to the good people of the Denver area, Cripple Creek Barbeque has set out on a quest to raise the funds needed for a food truck. To make this happen, Cripple Creek Barbeque has partnered with Kickstarter, a company allowing entrepreneurs to use an “all-or-nothing” approach to raising start-up funds. The target goal for Cripple Creek Barbeque is $12,000. As of the time this blog was published, they have raised $9,360 of the $12,000 needed. With less than 3 days remaining, Cripple Creek Barbeque needs your help to make their vision a reality.
You can go here to get to Cripple Creek’s Kickstarter page where you can pledge any amount, starting at $5. I’ve pledged $20, and I challenge you to match or beat my pledge. Let’s get Cripple Creek Barbeque over their goal! They also accept donations via PayPal.