(image lost in transition from free to self-hosted blog. I’m guessing he was pushing a rotary mower.)
This guy is the polar opposite of me. I just bought a mower with an electric start so I wouldn’t have to jerk a cord to start it. It’s still a walk behind, but I see a rider in my future. A big rider, with a sunshade and drink holder!
So I want to see a follow up on this story like about July 31. First, lets see if the dope has changed into shorts – not long denim pants. Second, the blades will be dull by then and we’ll see if he can find anyone to sharpen the blades. Third to see if the skinny punk has put on weight from drinking beer to rehydrate.
I’m not a tree hugger but I think we all think about being more environmentally friendly and leave less of a footprint on the world,” said Ben Kogan, a Chicago architect who started using his new mower this spring.
“It’s an introduction into green gardening and a more green lifestyle,” said Jim Grisius, 45, of Homewood, Ill.
The mower also is appealing because it is inexpensive — around $200 — and so simple.
I notice some government dork decided that a guard was needed so you couldn’t run along side as you mowed and stick your hand in the blades.
She tells anyone that will listen that her dad used to make her mow the yard twice – once each direction so it looked nice.
Good line from On Golden Pond: whats the sense of having dwarfs if they don’t do chores?