Archive for July, 2011

Living History: On a winter evening in 1898, Monroe man was dragged into the night – Salt Lake Tribune

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Monroe Town Marshal Lyman Collings, 37, was especially antagonistic, spreading gossip that Birdsall took liberties with Mrs. Mortensen, making her chop her own stove wood while he, Birdsall, took money sent by her husband to buy whiskey and dance tickets.


House made of straw ideal for green living – Utica Observer Dispatch

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
House made of straw ideal for green living
Utica Observer Dispatch
For heating, she relies on the insulation provided by the straw bales, the angle the sun shines into her house through specialized windows and a wood stove as backup. Clinton resident Mary Ellen Blakey lives in what the Green Local 175 group says is


Living History: Justice meted out in 1898 Monroe incident – Salt Lake Tribune

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Monroe Town Marshal Lyman Collings, 37, was especially antagonistic, spreading gossip that Birdsall took liberties with Mrs. Mortensen, making her chop her own stove wood while he, Birdsall, took money sent by her husband to buy whisky and dance tickets.


House of the Week: Pompey property includes house, barn and gardens – The Post-Standard – Syracuse.com (blog)

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

The property, which includes a 2,700-square foot Victorian farmhouse with two-car attached garage; a five-stall, two-story barn; wood shed; greenhouse and in … plus a second two-burner stove to accommodate a variety of pots and pans for cooking or …


Downham pair in national finals – Kings Lynn News

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Ann James and Jean Stoves will be flying the flag for their club after booking their places through the Norfolk finals. Jean, who will play on the Tuesday, was the winner of the two-wood singles, while Ann, who is due to play on August 12, was runner-up in …


Home repair: Tile shingles rarely used in nthe US – Chicago Daily Herald

Sunday, July 31st, 2011
Home repair: Tile shingles rarely used in nthe US
Chicago Daily Herald
I could put my hand a quarter of an inch or less next to the unpainted one and not feel any radiation, whereas the black-painted chimney radiated heat — a benefit if you use wood and want to extract as much heat as possible from a wood stove.


Chop plate is pretty, but not an antique – Tampa Bay Online

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

The Floyd-Wells Bengal stove pictured and discussed in my July 23 column is a combination wood and gas stove, rather than a gas-only range. Wood was used for the left side burners and gas on the right side burners and oven. Have a question about antiques?


Step back in time at Lamb’s Resort on Lake Superior’s north shore – Kansas City Star

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

A stove — the tiniest I’ve seen — was opposite … a storm blew up and his small boat was swept into the mouth of the river and to safety. In thanks, he erected a wooden cross which, over time, was replaced by one made of granite.


Skagit Valley’s Christiansons garden with nostalgia – Seattle Times

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

A picnic blanket is sometimes spread on the lawn, or little stools pulled up to a wood stove with a thermos and sandwiches on display. And the sandwiches are always wrapped snugly in wax paper the way Toni remembers her grandmother wrapping them.


UN program in Uganda is providing biogas for cookstoves – SmartBrief

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

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