Since your visit this summer, there have been two big changes around our house. The first is our new "Smoke Shack" that you can see above (click on the pictures for a bigger view). We bought a smoker/barbecue that cooks with little pellets made of wood, and makes the food taste great. When you are home for Christmas, you can help me cook some ribs. I decided to pour a cement padio and then cover it and add lights. It is really fun at night when it's dark.