Tag Archives: yard work

A Weekend Wish That Always Comes True

It’s Saturday and the weeds await. My lawn is festooned with them, particularly the ever-present dandelionous paininthebuttous. So I begin my pre-lawncare procedure by musing about dandelions: “Wishes are iffy things,” I think, “but there’s one wish dandelions can actually … Continue reading

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Woohoo! I Got a New Hedge Trimmer!

Our front and back yards desperately need trimming: I’ve been using the old-fashioned method, and it’s just not that effective. So, I bought a new hedge trimmer! Here’s me Before, and me Now: I’m so excited! Here’s a bush I … Continue reading

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What I Didn’t Expect Was…

Last weekend, while my wife was off leading a one-day spiritual retreat, I expected to spend the day polishing up our little tarnished patch of earthly paradise. First, I expected to climb up onto the roof with my trusty electric … Continue reading

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