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Published 01/06/2013, Duluth News Tribune

“As for Thoreau’s famous adage about firewood that warms you twice, I think he had the right idea but his number was way off. Warmed by snowshoeing in from the main trail to find the stand of tall dead spruce, warmed by yanking on the chainsaw to coax it into life at 25 below, warmed by felling, warmed by stacking, warmed by hauling, warmed by untangling dogs and getting bobsled back on trail, warmed by stacking again, warmed by bucking and throwing, warmed by stacking yet again, warmed by splitting, warmed by carrying into house, and warmed… thoroughly and completely and finally… by burning in the maw of that lovely cast-iron stove.” Dave Olesen of Canada’s Northwest Territories, from his blog, “Bushedpilotblog,” at bushedpilotblog.wordpress.com.

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