There's a potbellied stove
in a corner, a toy train that runs through the rafters, and crazy spiral stairs that lead to the kitchen below.
Bone weary but a happy hunter, rather than cook I ate my last couple of packed PB&J sandwiches, sipped some bourbon, tossed a couple of fat logs into the potbellied stove
, climbed into my old-fashioned, square-bottomed Eureka sleeping bag (no mummy shape for this body) and slept till dawn.
For the small bayou community--called Pumpkin Bend--where I grew up, I wrote a newspaper by hand and sold copies at the only business around: a country store with a potbellied stove
, candy cases, and those old-time soda coolers with glass bottles submerged in icy water.
The store's potbellied stove
was always surrounded by old men telling stories, swapping lies, sipping on those small Coca-Cola bottles they sold back then.
There are modern versions of the old potbellied stove
that are both stylish and capable of heating a large area.
"We may as well go back inside," I murmured into her soft hair after a long while, "drink our wine,"--at which she shook her head vehemently--"and sleep in the kitchen beside the potbellied stove
." She opened the glove compartment, retrieved a flashlight, and unfolded the owner's instructions.
One of the show's earliest works, Standing Poet, 1953, is an anthropomorphic bronze sculpture recalling a potbellied stove
. In The Last Poet of Iran, 1962, a deftly painted oil on canvas produced nearly a decade later, the same blocky figure is rehearsed row upon row, the placement of head and legs varying, the shadows on the flat body adjusted.
Old Fred every winter morning would come in with his coal bucket and noisily fill the potbellied stove
. Since he could hear hardly anything, he sometimes did it while we students were reciting our morning prayer.
Strandvej 128; 45/5648-4210; stammershalle-badehotel.dk), whose welcoming potbellied stove
is all the luxury you'll need.
A potbellied stove
nicely toasts the interior of a domed tent that is 30 feet in diameter and 13.5 feet tall, used for meals and socializing.
The flagstone surrounding the potbellied stove
looked tired and dark.
as a young mother living in the Michigan countryside, Pat Underwood would often visit her two neighbors, both older women, and while away afternoons having tea by their potbellied stove
, watching the birds outside the window.