Wood pellet sellers are worse than plumbers. And surgeons.
We bought a stove.
Then I tried to buy pellets for it.
Vermont has more than two dozen dealers. The typical response from each has ranged from “Gee, we don’t have any in stock right now” to “We’re simply not accepting orders–try calling back in November.” Continue reading
Oooh, my back is gonna hurt tonight.
We bought a pellet stove in Massachusetts. Then we drove it home. Then we had to move our existing “heating appliances” around to make room. See, we already had a modern wood stove in the great room and a cast iron “Franklin” stove in the parlor.
Who ever thought we would celebrate oil going through $100? Oil is still waaaaay too expensive to burn. Continue reading
I’ll send $5,313 to Saudi Arabia this winter. I’ll receive $720 back in ExxonMobil dividends.
There is an inequity there and it bugs me. Continue reading
New Vermont motto: If Harper can’t find it in the attic, you don’t need it. Continue reading