I really enjoyed these thoughts from Mitch. Especially since I was just thinking the other day how nice it would be to have a lawn to mow (we’re in the throes of looking for our next house, partly because our current home has a not-so-useful green space). 😉
It’s spring. Gentlemen and gentlewomen, start you mowers!
When we finally bought a house with an actual yard, I was excited about mowing.
Yeah, I got over it.
Still, if ya got grass, ya gotta mow, and that means:
- Ya gotta cut it often (i.e. before eagles build nests in it)
- And ya gotta cut it straight.
Years ago I asked a ballerina-girlfriend how she kept from losing balance every time she did those amazing turns. “Spotting,” she replied. Dancers pick something to focus on, spotting it again each time they come around. This keeps them from flying out of control, and throwing up on their nicely dressed opening night audience.
It was worth a try. I began looking at shadows on the grass and…
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