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Note: A cold, wet day in November seems like as good a day as any to talk about owning a wood cookstove, re-running a piece I first wrote in 2007. When people come to my house, they are often a little disappointed to see that it looks pretty much like other houses. But the wood…

New York Times on Living Chilly

Just over a week ago, I re-ran a post “How Not to Freeze” about what to do if you don’t have central heating in the winter in cold places. I was fascinated by the responses I got from people who by necessity and desire were living with minimal heat. My assumption about “how not to…

Note: This is a revised version of an article I wrote for ye olde blogge about how to keep warm if you need to. Despite the fact that I believe people should use a lot less energy, I am not proposing here that people in cold climates go cold turkey on supplemental heating ;-). This…