Archive for July, 2015

Faith, family and perseverance

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Painting gourds requires a lot of work. “You have to let them dry six months, unless you take them and put them inside behind a wood stove,” Jennings said. “The gourds are probably 90 percent water. The skin starts to peel and then you have to clean …


They’re not here to play’

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Those who choose to get involved with them don’t get out very easily. “Getting involved with organized crime groups is like putting your hand in a wood stove. The rules are very clear. Once you pledge allegiance to something, getting out of that is not …


2014 La Griveliere, Cotes du Rhone, France; A low-cost wine with a high-price taste

Friday, July 31st, 2015

before the month was out we were putting on sweaters and stoking the fire in the wood stove. So, I bought a bottle, and I was really pleased; La Griveliere Cotes du Rhone is a great value. My friend’s recommendation was spot on. La Griveliere is typical …


Ole Mean Carri Buck

Friday, July 31st, 2015

When we’d get up in the morning, the water would be frozen. Ooh, it was cold! Most of the time we stayed in the kitchen by the wood-stove. Mama would have the kitchen toasty warm. When we’d come home from school, there’d be so much snow, but the warmth of …


Blaze razes abandoned McGee Street house

Friday, July 31st, 2015

The first conflagration in December, 2012 broke out in the attic due to an unattended wood stove. The woman who owned the house escaped with mild smoke inhalation, however, some of her pet cats and dogs perished. The second fire was in November …


593 Woodmere Rd, Becket, MA

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Wood flooring, screen porch with adjoining deck, soaring wood ceiling with wood stove in living room. One car garage with walk out basement. Tennis courts and swimming pond within the community. Around the corner from Jacob’s Pillow, Tanglewood is a short …


Health Department Moves Forward with Woodstove Change Out Program to Improve … – ABC FOX Montana News

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

ABC FOX Montana News
Health Department Moves Forward with Woodstove Change Out Program to Improve
ABC FOX Montana News
The Butte-Silver Bow Health Department is taking steps to clean up the air quality by moving forward with a woodstove change out program. 15 homes in the Greeley School neighborhood are already approved for a free woodstove swap out, with the goal of …

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Eight families slated to get new wood stoves – Montana Standard

Thursday, July 30th, 2015
Eight families slated to get new wood stoves
Montana Standard
The wood stove change-out program is going forward thanks to $138,000 from Montana Resources. The money covers Burns' salary and benefits for two years. The health department also received a $125,000 grant from the Superfund Advisory Trust …

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47 Horseshoe Bend, Gympie, Queensland 4570

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Lovely high ceilings, VJ walls and decorative fretwork throughout. Large central lounge room with combustion wood stove and reverse cycle air conditioning. Separate dining room and massive kitchen with ample cupboards and storage space. Modern bathroom …


Mantle question

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

I just painted out the red brick surrounding my wood stove. Looking for suggestions on what to do with the mantle? I’m thinking I would like something heavier, maybe with a dark stain. Thoughts / suggestions?