Archive for May, 2011

The Maine Ingredient: Smoked alewives spawn ideas – Press Herald

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Press Herald
The Maine Ingredient: Smoked alewives spawn ideas
Press Herald
A dense, rich waft that almost reminded me of the smell of pine tar, my wood stove and the sea all rolled into one. The best way to separate smoked alewives’ meat from the bone is to steam the fish to soften them to make the bones easier to wriggle


At Home with Marni: Man’s place needs a woman’s touch – San Jose Mercury News

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

But nothing could have fully prepared me for my first visit. The stove was covered in grease. My shoes stuck to the wood floors. Scummy film lined the bathroom sinks. I felt the urge to run and check into a clean hotel. The place proved what I’d long …


Wood Heat: Renewable Energy That Gets No Respect – GreenBiz

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Wood stove manufacturers are part of a trade group called the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association , which pretty much tells you all you need to know about its influence inside the Beltway. Yet the firewood industry, Ackerly estimates, is substantial …


Plato’s roads – Brattleboro Reformer

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
Plato’s roads
Brattleboro Reformer
In the real world, riding a motorcycle is a bit like running a wood stove. In the case of the stove, denser wood provides more heat, but you burn the wood you have, even if it’s pine. With the bike, you can dream of the perfect road,


A Renewable Energy Technology That Gets No Respect – Energy Collective

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
A Renewable Energy Technology That Gets No Respect
Energy Collective
So why haven’t you heard much about wood heat? One reason, surely, is that the industry is very fragmented–there’s no association of the guys who deliver firewood–and therefore not organized to make its voice heard in Washington. Wood stove


EPA looks to tackle inefficient wood boilers in Maine – BioEnergy News

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
EPA looks to tackle inefficient wood boilers in Maine
BioEnergy News
The owners of these wood stoves and outdoor boilers are expected to have to comply with these regulations by June 2014. Other standards will be put into effect by 2017. Technology emitting less greenhouse gas emissions is able to reduce the number of


Police Log – Brattleboro Reformer

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
Police Log
Brattleboro Reformer
Numerous items including a woodstove, a child’s bed and a camera were stolen. Police believe it is likely that someone used a truck or van to transport the stolen items. Evidence was collected at the scene and the police are asking anyone who might

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Finally: wreaking revenge against the tree that broke my elbow – Times and Transcript

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
Finally: wreaking revenge against the tree that broke my elbow
Times and Transcript
My mom used to say the old folks always kept a pot of water on the woodstove. The water slowly evaporates and keeps the room from getting too dry. The hot dry air can wreak havoc on guitars and other nice things made of wood.


Lower Township will put century-old, one-room schoolhouse back in service – Atlantic City Press

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Chances are the children won’t get the full experience of school in the 19th century. Pupils back then heated the building with a wood stove and drew water from a well. The two-seat girl’s outhouse is still in the yard, though the boy’s privy was removed …


Lower Township will put century-old one-room schoolhouse back in service – Atlantic City Press

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Chances are the children won’t get the full experience of school in the 19th century. Pupils back then heated the building with a wood stove and drew water from a well. The two-seat girl’s outhouse is still in the yard, though the boy’s privy was removed …