My decided abscence from the wave is due largely to the arrival of spring in NC and a cooresponding switch in focus from things computer to things BBQ.
I've got several ideas for new cookers and would like to converge on at least one for the upcoming season.
In case your just starting out, the ECB (El Cheapo Brinkman) can be modded up like this
I'm also following along with Jim Ball and his cooker
Suffice it to say that I'm stoked for a big year of Q and I'm already feeling more balanced thank you very much.