I woke up this morning to the usual cold weather, house heated by woodstove, "everything is on hold until you get the fire stoked back up" routine. And then I checked the weather. It's getting harder and harder to pretend that it's still fall up here when you see things like this
It's the point forcast from NOAA.gov. It's usually extremely accurate. And it's for my very neighborhood.
So despite the fact that there are a few leaves still hanging on for dear life, I'm prepared to begin resigning myself to winter. Sigh. Love the woodstove, though. It's working the best it has ever worked and I'm truly enjoying it. So far our furnace has not been turned on. And we began getting frost and flurries (though no snow was sticking) off and on in September. We do run a small fan to circulate the air and now I'm in the market for a heat-powered fan that will run silently. Silent is good when you use it continuously. It's a really groovy concept. Read more HERE.