Wood Heating – Fantasy and Reality

The crackling fire, the comforting warmth against the icy blast. The woodstove is one of my favourite parts of our rural lifestyle.

I have one of those lovely iron wood racks next to the main stove:

This is the kindling for the next 10 fires

This is what the actual wood pile looks like:

(All the stuff in front of it was already stored in that corner. Now I need to find somewhere else for that stuff.)

It doesn’t look so bad, though. Except that it is only about a 4-day supply.

We have this pile outside the back door for when we need to replenish at night or during snow storms:

But this is what the actual wood pile looks like:

I guess BH&G won’t be calling again this winter.