Do you burn wood at home? How do you stack it? My friends at Plimoth posted a piece about the picturesque woodpiles in the recreated 1627 village there…these things often confound visitors, and Rick et al have given us the lowdown on how they came to be.
Something this incidental is a tough piece to research. Nice stuff.
Have a look. http://blogs.plimoth.org/rivenword/?p=2749