When you fill matchboxes for a living (or partial living), what do you do with all of the matches? Aline has filled several hundred matchboxes, meaning she has emptied several times 3200 matches. After a few mixing bowls have been filled, it begins to seem like a fire hazard, and so we staged a bonfire. With great fanfare and ceremony, we lit the matches outside on a rock and then jumped back. All in all, it was a very satisfying blaze.