• Rainy Days, Again

    January 23, 2018

    Writing about the unseasonably warm weather we enjoyed for a few days last week certainly seems to have jinxed it.  The rains came back with a vengeance.  They always do though, this time of year. And I think I’m going to be OK with it (as long as it stops, to some degree, by spring). …

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  • Wood Stoves (And Woodsheds)

    January 11, 2018

    I’m one of those people who are always cold. I honestly can’t even imagine living in any part of the world where the temperatures drop precipitously and the snow falls heavily.  Heck, even the eastern part of the Pacific Northwest sounds pretty awful to me in the winter!  I am definitely a West-of-the-Cascades sort of…

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