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HOW MUCH WOOD CAN A WOODCHUCK CHUCK?

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After Lorri & Alex departed we decided to chill a bit to figure out our next destinations.  So off we drove to West Virginia where we discovered a beautiful Corps of Engineers campground on Sutton Lake.  Since our arrival coincided with Memorial Day weekend we were in a very busy campground, but lucked out with a great campsite overlooking the lake.  It was a great family camping area and we were entertained daily watching the children having fun in the water and biking past our site.

     While we were at Sutton Lake we discovered that the Southeast United States Woodchopping World Championship was in the nearby town of Webster Springs.  This was a big event in the world of woodchopping as 24 world champions, as well as a hoard of challengers were participating.  Since we know nothing about woodchopping this was a new and delightful experience.  There were axe events, sawing events and chainsaw events.  Our favorite event was the "Springboard" were the competitors …