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Our just-in-time firewood management

It’s taken a few years, but we now seem to have the knack of precisely managing our supplies of firewood. (Okay, when I use the word “we,” I  am actually referring solely to my wife Jan, as I am pretty … Continue reading

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And so it begins (firewood season)

We endured a rainy start to November, and then enjoyed a warm and sunny spell. But the nights have been cool for a while now, our fire has been roaring each evening, and our supply of dry and seasoned firewood … Continue reading

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Keeping the home fires burning

Here we are, more than a week into May, and there is still a touch of coolness in Daglan’s air. So just to be on the safe side, to make sure that our house’s stone walls don’t cool down too … Continue reading

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Juggling firewood

In the Greater Daglan Area, judging when to buy firewood, how much to buy, and where to buy it, is just slightly less complex than the Japanese system of just-in-time inventory management for making cars. Lately we’ve been busy juggling … Continue reading

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The weather? Just ducky, thank you

No, we haven’t drowned.  (But thanks for asking.) However, the land in the Greater Daglan Area is definitely getting a soaking. As we get out of bed most mornings, we can pretty much count on seeing grey skies, lots of … Continue reading

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Loving our summer, but all set for winter

Spring seems to have lasted about two weeks in the Greater Daglan Area (GDA), from March 1 until today. You may recall that, by the powers vested in us, we at Radio Free Daglan officially declared March 1 as the … Continue reading

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Doing the splits! — Part Deux

You were introduced to our new log-splitting machine on January 17, in my posting “Doing the splits!” Well, today the machine really got a work-out. And so did my wife Jan and I. Our day began with the phone ringing … Continue reading

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