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Curiouser and Curiouser

December 4th, 2015 · 1 Comment · rural life

I did my civic duty yesterday. I reported the Craigslist scam to our local sheriff’s office and destroyed the phony $2,200 check that had been sent to me by the perpetrators. But after I ran the check through the shredder, I wondered if there was anything more to learn about this scheme. I went back […]

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November 11th, 2015 · No Comments · Blog, rural life

It’s good to know I can spend a few hours with a hatchet and make all the kindling we need for the winter. Our primary source of heat is wood and as it happens our wood stove is fairly small. That means the fire doesn’t survive the night. I have to build a new one […]

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What’s in a Cord?

September 29th, 2015 · No Comments · rural life

Can it be heating season already? Time to move the love seat and the jade plant off the front porch and make way for some firewood. We stage our firewood on the porch before bringing it into the house since otherwise it would be sitting in a stack out in the weather. These metal brackets […]

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