Porch Pipe

  • Joe Cook of Thetford, Vt., lights his corn cob pipe while sitting on his front porch on Dec. 31, 2013. Cook insulated the porch when he built it so it is as warm as his house, he said. Cook spends more time on his porch then any other place in his house.  Valley News - Jennifer Hauck

    Joe Cook of Thetford, Vt., lights his corn cob pipe while sitting on his front porch on Dec. 31, 2013. Cook insulated the porch when he built it so it is as warm as his house, he said. Cook spends more time on his porch then any other place in his house. Valley News - Jennifer Hauck Purchase photo reprints »

  • Charlotte Stone, 7, of Bradforc, Vt., skate during Barwood Arena's New Year's Eve Skate in White River Junction, Vt., on December 31, 2013. (Valley News - Elijah Nouvelage)

    Charlotte Stone, 7, of Bradforc, Vt., skate during Barwood Arena's New Year's Eve Skate in White River Junction, Vt., on December 31, 2013. (Valley News - Elijah Nouvelage) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Joe Cook of Thetford, Vt., lights his corn cob pipe while sitting on his front porch on Dec. 31, 2013. Cook insulated the porch when he built it so it is as warm as his house, he said. Cook spends more time on his porch then any other place in his house.  Valley News - Jennifer Hauck
  • Charlotte Stone, 7, of Bradforc, Vt., skate during Barwood Arena's New Year's Eve Skate in White River Junction, Vt., on December 31, 2013. (Valley News - Elijah Nouvelage)

Joe Cook, of Thetford, lights his corncob pipe while sitting on his front porch Tuesday. Cook said he insulated the porch so it is as warm as his house. He spends more time there than in any other part of his home.

Valley News — Jennifer Hauck