In this Blog you will find stories, facts, fun, and without a doubt, some craziness for topics that will surely entertain. Just about anything goes here so long as it’s positive, informative or entertaining. Comments and conversation are welcomed!
There is no fire that will light and burn reliably if the firewood’s moisture content is high. Freshly cut wood can contain up to 50% water and therefore NOT suitable for burning. Heating your home with wood? Do you build campfires for fun, warmth or grilling food? Entertaining family and […]Read More
Slow down and let your imagination come to life. Here’s a true story on how a “FIRE can INSPIRE” Outside it was cold and wet as I gathered kindling to start the fire. The early evening grew dark and the moisture of the woods wet the surface of my clothes. […]Read More
Above, Shane McDaniel, flanked by his sons, Henry McDaniel, left, and Harrison McDaniel, stand in front of their Washington state home with the wood they chopped. (Dave Robertson) THEY CUT WOOD TO FILL 80 TRUCKS. THEN THEY BROUGHT IT TO HOMES THAT NEEDED HEAT. HERE’S THE STORY… (by Caitlin Huson, […]Read More
KEEP YOUR FAMILY SAFE and YOUR HOME INTACT The cold air has moved in and now a part of daily life here in the Pocono Mountains, northeastern USA. November’s unexpected 12” snowfall was yet another humble reminder of what the upcoming winter months have in store for us. Along with […]Read More
Listed below are useful suggestions helpful for burning firewood for heat, food and fun: 1. COOK DINNER ON YOUR WOODSTOVE! If your stove has a cooktop surface, with a few select pots and pans and a little creativity, just about any food can be prepared. No need to turn […]Read More
THEY’RE BURNING IN THE BIG EASY! It’s early morning and a blue-sky day begins with 70° temps, and a slow rising southern sun. I’m visiting New Orleans, the birthplace of Jazz, and a city renowned for its colorful parades and exuberant celebrations. Today’s adventure within this Mississippi River town lures […]Read More