When I told the butcher I was going to wipe him out of steaks he asked me why. “We’re having a barbecue for the guys wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan tomorrow at Bethesda.”
“Would you like me to cut them fresh for you? It won’t take long, 10 minutes or so.”
They were just gorgeous and even better, they were on sale!
We arrived at the hospital, unloaded, and while Jess, Susie and Jeanne were setting up inside I was outside showing Wayne and Russell the huge tub of steaks, Continue reading August 19, 2010 – Mercy Hall: A perfect day for a BBQ! →
Back in January when I mentioned a BBQ to the Sgt., she pointed out there were three charcoal grills out on the patio. I was riding home with Jack from that luncheon and mentioned a cook-out to him, and he wondered if maybe his MCL detachment might enjoy helping with one.
They talked about it among themselves and decided they would so that’s what we did this month. The detachment funded it and the MM-B Crew prepped it, we all set it up together and had a great luncheon for the guys!
One thing I forgot to do was check the Farmer’s Almanac for the weather forecast before I asked for this date way in advance. Continue reading June 4, 2009 – Mercy Hall: It’s a BBQ! →