Oils well that ends well…

When oil prices started up last winter, I started to panic. In three months’ time, we burned more than $1,600 in fuel oil.  At the end of January 2011, Mr. Oil Fill-Man appeared in my back yard (a scant 27 days after his last visit), to fill the tank –...

My Green and Pink House

My pink house is now green. Green – as in – environmentally friendly. On March 10, 2011, we assassinated our old cast-iron, oil-fired boiler. It wasn’t pretty, but it had to be done. The old behemoth wasn’t really that old. It was born in...