I'm out in front of the house splitting a few rounds and a neighborhood kid stops on his bike and asks me this question- "Why do you need so much firewood?" I laughed a bit. Why do you ride your bike up and down the street?, It's just something to do I told him. I live an average suburban lot. I have 7 cords, split and stacked along my fence line like Hadrian s Wall, a cord of rounds in the driveway. By this coming winter, just about all of the wood I have will be seasoned, and I burned just 2 cords last winter. I'm thinking I have a few seasons worth, and am well ahead. I think I need to stop scrounging for a couple years. Get it to where I have enough seasoned for a current winter, and a few cords that will be ready for the next winter.