by our very own Viola

Coal stove in an Amish home.Hello! It is a pleasure to meet you. I am the family heat source. I am known as the Coal Stove and I take my job very seriously. As long as I am well care for and adjusted properly, everyone in my home is warm and comfortable during those cold winter months.

Sometimes though they forget to empty my ash pan and then I can hardly breathe, much less heat any amount of space. At other times they forget to adjust my so-called thermostat