The Lawn Mower

When our lawn mower broke and wouldn’t run, my wife kept hinting to me that I should get it fixed. But, somehow I always had something else to take care of first, the shed, the boat, making beer.. Always something more important to me. Finally she thought of a clever way to make her point.

When I arrived home one day, I found her seated in the tall grass, busily snipping away with a tiny pair of sewing scissors. I watched silently for a short time and then went into the house. I was gone only a minute, and when I came out again I handed her a toothbrush.

I said, “When you finish cutting the grass, you might as well sweep the driveway.” The doctors say I will walk again, but I will always have a limp.

Hat tip: Jerry T.
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48 thoughts on “The Lawn Mower

  1. "Annie" says:

    Laughing out loud. 🙂 Great story. I hate to say it, but I love his idea, but the last sentence is also hilarious.

    Have super happy Saturday Sandee.

    "Huge hugs!"

  2. Marg says:

    That is hysterical. Guess he got his just due. Hope he fixed the lawnmower. Have a great day Sandee, Zane and Little Bit.

  3. DrillerAA09 says:

    Sarcastic humor is not always appreciated. I'm sure his wife will always look at his limp and a little smile will come to her face. He will always look at her toothbrush and it bring a tear to his eye.

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