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Rhythm of the Seasons: Stacking Firewood

This is my 8th autumn at The Pad, the 8th time I’ve stacked firewood for the winter.

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Six face cords of oak: $390. 3 canisters of propane: $240. A winter’s warmth.

The Wengers, local firewood barons, dumped the wood outside my fence 2 weeks ago.

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I’ll try to haul 12 wheelbarrows of wood to my shelter every day—over 160 split logs. That’s about 1 row of logs in the small wood shelter.

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Travis “helps” me every year by walking in front of the wheelbarrow and grinning at me while I stack the wood.  My dogs appreciate a good Stupid Human Trick.

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12 loads takes a nice bite out of the pile.

Next autumn I hope to stack wood at my new cabin in Washington state.

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