Growing up in Oklahoma City, my family and I lived in a little bit of an old-fashioned house. Instead of an electric fireplace like so many other people had, we were the proud owners of a classic, wood-burning stove, which sat in our playroom, and heated the entire house during the wintertime. This means, of course, that we were very good friends with all businesses which had firewood for sale in Oklahoma City OK. We always had a pile of firewood ready for any occasion.
I remember some very fun evenings around that stove. Whenever the power would suddenly go out at night, and I was afraid because it was so dark, Dad would stoke up the old stove. We would all sit around it, the flickering, orange glow escaping from vents and cracks in the stove to cast light on our faces and the walls. We would tell each other stories. I learned so much about my parents from those firewood-filled nights. I learned that thy were people, just like me. I learned that they had made mistakes, and had become better people from overcoming challenges. And, most importantly, I learned that my parents loved me.
Without that stove, without my family, and without firewood for sale in Oklahoma City OK, I would never have had these cherished memories.