Just a follow-up to my blog titled How to Stay Warm and Keep the Heat off, I saw the article below and immediately thought that this is another benefit to having a wood stove. If these people had a nice toasty wood, pellet or corn stove ALL their problems would have been solved (i'm kidding of course). I love the part about her being too cheap to turn on the heat so she shot the plasma. PLASMA tv, what? They can't afford heat but they have a plasma? Well maybe it was just an EDTV not an HDTV. Oh the irony, see below and enjoy.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A woman who was angry because her husband wanted her to turn up the heat pulled out a gun and shot their flat-screen TV while he cowered behind a pillow, Macomb County authorities say.
The 65-year-old man called 911 Sunday night from the basement of their Washington Township home, about 25 miles north of Detroit.
“My wife’s got a gun. She’s shooting at me,” Joseph Grucz said in the recorded call.
He told the operator that Cheryl Grucz, 61, was angry because he wanted the heat turned up. She fired a round while he hid his head in a pillow, striking the plasma TV, then went upstairs, the Detroit Free Press said.
Here is the full article.