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"Curly Maple" burned down his house today.
« on: March 06, 2006, 06:18:20 PM »
I have this neighbor I have mentioned in the sawing forum, "Curly Maple". I call him that for anyone who hasn't read my posts on him because he has split and burned more curly maple than I have seen in the last 2 years. He heats his house with huge walnuts, cherry... I have went round and round with him and have said some things about him here that are not real nice. I was eating lunch today when the fire dept. went out. His place was on fire, he had stoked a big stove full and ran out for awhile. It was all gone when he came back. I just helped him dig a hole for his dog. :'(. DanG it, I hate to see that happen to anybody. He does have kin close and he seamed pretty upbeat for a guy who just lost his home. I am going to take the skidsteer down in a day or two when the rain lets up and push some stuff around. My buddy stopped by a minute ago and said offer to buy his monster splitter and put him out of business, I will wait till the smoke clears so to speak on that conversation.
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Re: "Curly Maple" burned down his house today.
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2006, 07:12:30 PM »
Wow. Certainly one of my biggest fears. My heart and prayers go out to him.
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Re: "Curly Maple" burned down his house today.
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2006, 07:22:39 PM »
I've been on the receiving end of a house fire many years ago as a kid. It is not an experience I would wish on anyone. I'll say a prayer for him.

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« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2006, 08:15:26 PM »
That hurts :'(. I hope he can rebound and get back on his feet.
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« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2006, 11:07:20 AM »
OUCH!!!  That was an awefully hard kick in the dually's I'd have to say.   :o :o  Hope he had insurance on the place.  Maybe now he'll think twice about giving you some of those logs that you've wanted so bad.  Maybe you'll have a job sawing out some lumber for him to rebuild his home.
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