Mowing the Lawn

This is my lawn mower.


This is my yard.


Any questions?

OK, you may want to know why I choose to mow such a large expanse with just a person-powered mower.

Simple answer: Because I am a little but nuts. Also, it reduces my carbon foot print. And, it enables me to do two things at once: cut the grass and get exercise.

Mostly, though, it’s because I don’t like being dependent on scary machines that I don’t know how to fix. I already have a computer dependency and a car dependency. That’s about as much dependency as I can handle. I’m pretty sure a gasoline-powered mower would just about push me over the edge. But I know how to sharpen this mower, oil it, and change any worn-out parts. That’s pretty darn good for a machine-phobic person such as myself.

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