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From summer to fall again

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by mattjm1017, Apr 22, 2013.

  1. mattjm1017

    mattjm1017 Feeling the Heat

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    I was so sure that I was done burning for the season I had cleaned everything up and put away all my fireplace stuff. Well we had a cold front come through and I had to light a fire tonight. The stove has been sitting unused for so long now that it has collected some dust and now the house smells like burning dust. I really don't mind Ive been missing the fire.

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  2. katwillny

    katwillny Guest

    You started out as if you were upset that you had to light up again and mid point you started to sound jovial. I was starting to wonder about you. LOL. There are summer nights that it gets colder and I just look at the stove and my wife gives me the "Drop it Puppy" look. LOL.
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  3. nate379

    nate379 Guest

    I thought it was summer here too today. Hit close to 50*!
  4. katwillny

    katwillny Guest

    Nate you must have having a major thaw. Probably muddy. Love your state. Im hooked on Alaska The Last Frontier tv show.
  5. nate379

    nate379 Guest

    Yeah it's getting muddy. Never heard of that show but I don't watch very much TV.
  6. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    In the last few days we dropped from damn near 90 in the daytime to 50 and cloudy with high twenties and low thirties at night. Thought I was done but it is sitting in there cruising right now.
  7. oldspark

    oldspark Guest

    Midwest will not let go of winter, typing this in a hotel in the middle of Nowhere Neb. on a work trip, roads were too bad to keep driving today.
  8. Mrs. Krabappel

    Mrs. Krabappel Minister of Fire

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    Here too. Second night in a row burning, and I needed to a couple of nights before that. I'm over it:mad:
  9. firebroad

    firebroad Minister of Fire

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    My only fear is that it will get warmer today and I will not have a good fire tonight. Sniff:(
    However, since I am almost out of this winter's ration, I can live with it.
  10. mattjm1017

    mattjm1017 Feeling the Heat

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    I was a little upset about having to light up again but as I sat and watched the fire I realized that I cant wait until winter again. It looks like Ill be able to light up again towards the end of the week that might be the last time but who knows. Back in the early 80s there was a blizzard here in May so maybe Ill get some more burn time or maybe not well see.
  11. katwillny

    katwillny Guest

    I was telling my wife the same thing today. i cant wait till its winter again. I am not a fan of the summer heat and mugginess. NY has some nasty humidity in summer.
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  12. mattjm1017

    mattjm1017 Feeling the Heat

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    I like spring and I even like summer for about a week, then Im ready for fall and winter again that dang humidity is rough.
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