Confessions of an Antique Stove Nut

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Post Sat. Mar. 23, 2013 6:39 pm

God, is this my future, say it isn't so. My wife has horses,every interesting coal stove gets me excited. It... it ... can't be so. :sick: :sick:
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Posted by an unreasonable adult.

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Post Sat. Mar. 23, 2013 7:12 pm

It's just cabin fever Simon. This too shall pass. :clap: toothy
"A people that values it's privileges above it's principals, soon loses both"--Dwight D Eisenhower

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Post Sat. Mar. 23, 2013 9:31 pm

Embrace the things that make you unique. Do not rail against fate. Accept it and understand that we all have a purpose in life even if it is only to be a bad example.

My name is Larry and I am a coal addict. (But I can quit any time I want.)

Rev. Larry
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1 John 1:9... If we sin and we confess that sin He is faithful and just and will forgive us and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

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Post Sun. Mar. 24, 2013 5:58 am

wow... what a great read coalnewbie! I thoroughly enjoyed it with my coffee and wish whoever wrote it.....wrote some more :clap:

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Post Sun. Mar. 24, 2013 6:25 pm

Thanks for sharing, Coalnewbie.

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Post Sun. Mar. 24, 2013 9:05 pm

Nice article and just like allot of us!

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