B&P Meet-up in Las Vegas 2012

There seems to be some interest in B&P’ers gathering in Las Vegas next year.  The first things we need to do:

Pick a date Come up with some sort of agenda or plan of event(s). What are we gonna call this gathering?

Bella is excited about it and willing to help coordinate. 

Barb Dwigher and […]


A small turnout but everyone seemed to have a great time.  Plenty of food and drink and even a few Frank stories.



Cutie Carrie sends along these pics:


DJ’s pictures can be found here.

What a great group of people!


BABBQ II – Less than 2 weeks

The 2nd Bits & Pieces Big Ass BBQ will take place 2 weeks from Saturday!   If you want a BABBQ T-shirt then I need to hear from you this weekend.  We’ll be ordering shirts on Monday.  You can still register after that, but you probably won’t get a T-shirt.  If you can’t make it […]

Bits & Pieces Big Ass BBQ II set for July 9

The second BABBQ will take place on July 9, 2011 in St. Louis MO. 

Last year the BABBQ expenses were $1,149 and I collected $607, so I’m going to charge $5 more for adults this year and try to plan the food a little better.  We just had waaaay too much food left over.  All […]



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Miss Silver’s new attire

Here is Miss Silver parading around New Zealand in her BABBQ T-shirt and BABBQ can hugger.

She says she doesn’t smoke much but did for this picture.

Reflections on the weekend and the BABBQ

What a wonderful weekend with some pretty awesome people. I’ve gotten a lot of positive feedback on the weekend gathering for B&P readers here in St. Louis.  The only thing that could have made it better was if more people had shown up.  I believe the ones that did make it had a great time.  […]

BABBQ 1 in in the books

The First Ever Bits & Pieces Big Ass BBQ is over… and I’m exhausted.  What a great group of people and what a great time.  We had an enjoyable night at Fast Eddies Friday night.  At the BBQ we had excellent food.  Hats off to my son Dave and friend Dan who created a superb day of […]

Open Mic Saturday

I’ll be busy entertaining some B&P readers here in St. Louis. Wish you were here!

I’m planning on posting some pictures sporadically during the day.  Hopefully that will happen.

BABBQ preview

Well, the time has finally arrived.  A small group of about ten B&P’ers and some friends met at Fast Eddies in Alton IL (just across the river from St. Louis). 

Left to right:  Scott, DJ, Richard and Anthony (ALN). 

 Meee (Danielle) and hubby Nick and Danny S and wife Linda enjoy some grub […]

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