November 07, 2018
Good morning crew,
It's gettin' 'bout that time. It's almost the second week in November and pretty soon we're going to be getting snow. That means one of these days soon I need to rake the leaves.
When I was a kid my dad had me out in the yard raking leaves every weekend from mid-September to the first week in December.
I'm not quite that compulsive. I feel giving the lawn one good clean-up is really all it takes to keep the house from looking like it's abandoned.
And a few leaves give the ol' homestead a rustic, kind of fall feel. I like to think of them as decorations I don't have to pay for.
Besides, any hour I don't spend with a rake in my hand is a good investment of time, as far as I'm concerned.
Laugh it up,
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