We heat our house solely with wood. We keep a week’s worth of firewood on hand in a bin near the door.
Weekly, as the firewood bin starts to look empty, there are a few stragglers at the bottom of the bin. There’s a rotten piece, a skinny piece that’s way too long to fit inside [...]
This past week I’ve been thinking, “I’ve got nothing to write about. None of my ideas are quite right.”
All this time I’ve been waiting for the perfect inspiration. I’ve been waiting for something witty and funny and wise. For something unsaid and new to me.
But in my waiting I have reminded myself that sometimes you [...]
On Valentine’s day you’re supposed to be in love with someone who loves you back. On Valentine’s day you’re supposed to look fabulous, go out for a glamorous meal in high-heeled shoes, open up a sparkly gift that comes in a tiny box, and come home to candles and music turned low.
Kind of like how [...]
Most of the time, when we stay home in our wam, cozy home, we don’t even realize that it’s cold outside. This is because our little house is now very well insulated, and we heat with wood heat.
For us, living on a large acreage, we have enough wood to sustain us with a ton of [...]