January 11th 2004
Happy New Years from everyone at Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q Inc. !!
2003 was a very interesting year for me personally. Most of which
I cannot remember..... My illness taught me how fragile life really
is. I could not have endured 2003 without the help of my family
and my faithful staff at Rudy Mikeska's, Mustang Creek Golf Course,
the City of Taylor and the Taylor Fire and Volunteer Fire Departments..
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I have been behind on my updates since my illness
and personal tragedies.
I will continue my update with some of our past events and celebrations
in the very near future. This time, however, I want to celebrate
my good fortune by showing you my best friend..... my reason for
healing.... and my reason for living.... my son Timothy.
Timothy enjoying one of his dad's Sausage Wrap-a-Rounds
Timothy and 32 year Mikeska's employee James Bohac
catering a TXDOT Event in San Antonio
Timothy helping unload the catering van in San Antonio
Timothy, Peter Chapa, Ryan Stiba, and Mary Chapa
cutting brisket for 3,000 guests !
Waving to the crowds from TFD's Aerial Quint Fire
Truck in Taylor's Annual Christmas Parade
Hunting Turkey with his cousins at the Vanecek Family's
Waking up in the arms of his cousin Kimberly Vanecek
Sitting with Digger Dog and Ronald McDonald at the
The Mikeska Boy's (Gerry, Tim and Nick) cleaning
a mess of Snapper in Port O'conner
Tim Mikeska finally got to meet some of his other
cousins in the Mikeska Family. On the left is John Mikeska from
Beaumont Texas and in the middle is the famous Dr. Jan Mikeska from
Prague Czech Republic. Dr. Mikeska has done extensive research of
the Mikeska Family in Europe and in the United States. He showed
Tim the village of Zadverice where his grandparents lived before
immigrating to America.
Thanks to all of our great friends......
L. "Tim" Mikeska Jr.
Diamond Inn Hamburger Count.
Saturday's and Tuesday's : 43,748
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Events and News Archives:
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Family on the CBS Early Show, Meggie Mikeska's graduation from Taylor
Family CBS Announcement, Catering the Governor of Texas and The State
Mikeska's Thank You Letter for Thinking of Him During His Cancer Surgery,
Rotary Club Inner City Meet with Smoked Ribeye Steaks, TXDOT Awards
Chicken Fried Steaks.
Brand© Product labels, Taylor Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet
Frying Turkeys for Holiday Specials, Christmas Party's, Timothy at the
Mikeska's Bar-B-Q Product Label, State Comptroller's Idea Fair, Brittany
Archive Highlights: 9-23-2002......Tim
Mikeska's City Council Site, St. Mary's School Benefit, Westlake
High School Meet the Players Event, Boat for Sale.
Baptist Church Chicken Fried Steaks, El Campo Mikeska's catering in
Port Aransas's Blue Wave Boat Tournament
Carter Wedding, Texas A&M Stiles Farm Foundation Event, Young Tim
Mikeska learning the business, "The
Mikeska's and the entire Mikeska Family in new "Legends of Texas
Barbecue" book, Mikeska's listed in the Texas Trail of Legendary
Tim Mikeska's Swearing- In and Oath of Office for the Taylor City Council,
Serving the Governor of Texas at the State Capitol, Catering Versatility,
Airport Hangar Party, Julia Kaase
Tim Mikeska's City Council Announcement, TXDOT Fish Fry, Judge John
Carter's for Congress Political Fundraiser Event at Mikeska's Durango
Room, Rattlesnake's for Snacks at the Snake Sacking Championships.
President Bush's Appointment of Maj.Gen Daniel James to Head the Air
National Guard, Crockett High School's Chicken Fried Steaks cooked on
location, El Paso
Super Bowl Party
Taylor Christmas Parade, Labtops Christmas & Williamson County Judges
Christmas Parties, Aunt Martha Mikeska Vanecek, Vanecek's Missile-Hunting
Silo, Candy and the Kids.
Archive Highlights: 11-19-2001......
Austin Chronicle Article about the Mikeska
and Vanecek Family, New Airplane for Mikeska's, Family Time
Tribute for 9-11-01, Catering the Texas Task Force One Return From New
York Rescue Homecoming Event, with Senator Barrientos and old friend
Rescue Specialist, Rod Dennison
Archive Highlights: 8-1-2001......Tribute
to Our Mother, Joy Aline Mikeska 2-19-1922 - 6-30-2001, Obituary and
Eulogy by Tim Mikeska
Highlights:6-1-2001.......Serving the Governor
of Texas, Hyde Park Baptist Church Quarries, Dell Computer Event, TXDOT
Fish Fry at Camp Mabry, Making Cherry Plum Jelly, Mikeska's Picked as
an Official Yahoo! Site.
the Texas State Legislature, House Speaker Pete Laney, Del Webbs Sun
City Event, New Austin Convention Center "Topping Out" Party,
Schwertner Farms: "Quiet Birdmen"
Mikeska Awarded the "Texas Eagle Award" in ceremony at Houston's
Adams Mark Hotel, Small Business Bar-B-Q at the State Capitol
Networks 5th Replay of FoodNations Program and Show Schedule, Temple
College Mardi Gras Event Fundraiser, Smoked Pork Loin, Joy Mikeska's
Networks FoodNations Program Air Date, Happy 16th Birthday Meggie Mikeska,
THS Sophomore Class Catfish Dinner Fundraiser, Vanecek Family's Superbowl
and New Years Wishes, City of Taylor's Christmas Party,Williamson County
Judges Christmas Party
Army National Guards Bosnia Homecoming Party, Tim with U.S. Senator
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Reports of the Food Networks "FoodNations" Program, Las Vegas
of the Filming of Food Network's FoodNations Program with Chef Bobby
Network's Food Nations Program Announcement with Tim Mikeska, Texas
Heritage Coalition Event at the State Capitol, Agriculture Commissioner
Susan Combs visits Rudy Mikeska's Bar-B-Q.
Coverage of the Zimmerhanzel Altman Wedding.
Mikeska's Featured in United Airlines
Hemispheres Magazine, Taylor High School "Ducks" Homecoming
Lunch, Zimmerhanzel-Altman Wedding
Rentals Catfish Buffet, Tim Mikeska....appointed to the Board of Health.
National Guard Family Readiness Dinner, Soldiers Return From Bosnia,
One Last Picture From Bosnia
High School's 1,400 guests at the Stadium,
Ribs Served Hot Off The Pit, Happy Birthday Mike Vanecek
"Quiet Birdmen", Mikeska's 22nd Annual Taylor International
BBQ Cookoff Judges Party, Our meat selections
Kids:"Wanted Poster", Rudy III and Tim making "Mikeska
Brand" sausage, few more BOSNIA pictures
more pictures, BIG Redfish
more pictures, our July 4th Bar-B-Q at Eagle Base Tuzla, Bosnia
my personal thoughts and my first list of pictures
& Angie Mikeska's Wedding, Texas A&M University's Stiles Farm
Foundation Annual Bar-B-Q.
Barbecue Book, Keith's New McDonalds Franchise, Tribute to Matt Maddox,
Francisco, Taylor Publishing Party, Rudy's Glazed Brick Pit/Smoker.
Highlights: 5-15-2000..... My Grandfather
John Mikeska, Mom & Dad in the 1950's, My Dad and I in 1961, Skiing
Mikeska Cousins, Bosnia Update
Rudy's Grand Champion, Cooking Crawfish, Our Corporate Airplane, Picnic
4-20-2000......History of our Building,
cooking a ton of beans, New Round Rock Express Stadium "Dell Diamond",
SP-500 Mobile Pit smoking our famous Pork Loin
4-9-2000.......Serving the Governor at
the Capitol, Longhorn Band, Lt. Gov.Rick Perry and Timothy, Astros at
Enron Field, Nolan Ryan
3-25-2000....... Movie at the Mikeska
Home, My Children, Candy's Birthday, Military C-130 to California Catering,
Some of My Aunts.
Baylor University Award, Lent Specials, SnakeShow, Meggie's Scholastic
Award, Definition of "Bohemian"
3-2-2000.......... Diamond Inn Hamburgers,
More of Gerry's Wedding, BOSNIA yes or no?
2-14-2000........ A Mikeska Wedding, Sheriff
Ed Richards, Crockett High School Sports Banquet
1-15-2000........ Merle Haggard's Wedding
12-29-99..........Hoover Family, Rudy Sr's Prayer Garden,