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"My family likes to STACK FIREWOOD in the fall"

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by tickbitty, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. tickbitty

    tickbitty Minister of Fire

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    Had to come in and brag. My little one's kindergarten class had an assignment to decorate a picture of a tree to look like falling leaves, and to fill in blanks that said "My family likes to _____ in the fall." She put "stack firewood" and drew pictures of the family with the wood, under the tree. I loved it, but loved it even more when I picked her up today and saw hers up there next to 22 others that ALL said something about "playing/jumping in the leaves"
    That's my girl. :)

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  2. WoodNStuff

    WoodNStuff Minister of Fire

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    Raising right!!
  3. Joey

    Joey Feeling the Heat

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    Priceless,,,,,just priceless,,,.make sure you save the picture...
  4. WellSeasoned

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    Gotta be so proud when they are a branch off the ole tree. Heres to having great kids. :cheese:
  5. red oak

    red oak Minister of Fire

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    Amen to that! Love it when the family gets involved!
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    Can't beat their honesty
    Work is fun, she'll do well :)
  7. woodchip

    woodchip Minister of Fire

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    Unbeatable, a perfect picture :)
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    Fod01 Feeling the Heat

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    Originally I expected the subject line to be followed by '.......and burn it in the winter'.
    Imagine that picture.....all black from the smoke!

    Building memories there. Stacking wood is one of my son's favorite chores. No complaints.
  9. firefighterjake

    firefighterjake Minister of Fire

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    I love it . . .
  10. Backwoods Savage

    Backwoods Savage Minister of Fire

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    Great one for sure.
  11. NH_Wood

    NH_Wood Minister of Fire

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    I love stacking with my kids - first year my kids really got into stacking - always asking to stack with me - a lot of fun (just had to let go of my anal stacking nature and let the stacks look a little sloppy - they have to learn!) - sounds like a good day for you! Cheers!
  12. Lumber-Jack

    Lumber-Jack Minister of Fire

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    Nice! You should be proud.
    The great thing about heating with wood is the whole family can get involved, and consequently they end up appreciating the heat more. Heating with natural gas or electric just doesn't have that same family participation or togetherness.

    I didn't get back into wood heating until my boys were in their teens, but they do the majority of splitting and stacking now. Once they start driving and learn to use the chainsaw the day will come when I may no longer be an integral part of the proccess. Kind of looking forward to it. :p

    Here's by boys

  13. onetracker

    onetracker Minister of Fire

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    nice. it was like a dance.
    the boys looked relaxed and purposeful.

    i know my stepson (17) was a bit resistent to the work at first, but now he sure loves to sit in front of the fire and do his homework. and its with wood that HE split and stacked and carried to the woodbox. kids need to particpate in their own survival and comfort...hell so do ADULTS.


    OT
  14. sheepdog000

    sheepdog000 New Member

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    Wow, very good to hear gentlemen. My daughter and I have a great routine. She picks up the pieces and hands em to me to stack so I don't have to repeatedly bend over and kill my back. My son is usually running the splitter. This is our first year so I did the stacking as the first time they tried, it was a disaster and had to be torn down and re-stacked.
  15. tickbitty

    tickbitty Minister of Fire

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    CL!! I just saw the Firewood Boogie! That's SO cool. I love it. Your little guy with the three log system, and your big guy stacking in your OCD awesome woodsheds! So great!!

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