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Saturday, May 23, 2015

Tom, Sawyered

Uncle Tom stopping to watch Laura edge the sidewalk.


Uncle Tom, whitewashing the fence.


33 comments:

  1. Big smiles. Loving the splashes of colour in the garden too.

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  2. Pick-up in the drive an evr'thang. Sigh...

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  3. That is a lot of lawn to edge!

    betty

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  4. My brother used to pull that on me, until I finally read the book. When I got to the fence story I slapped my forehead and said "Duh!"

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  5. Uncle Tom is a gentleman to assist his niece in such a thankless chore.

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  6. Some very neat edging going on there.

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  7. I don't get the white washing I guess

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  8. Hari Om
    Yes... but in this case, seniority definitely has its advantages!!! Thanks for telling us the story... YAM xx

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  9. So funny - so who was channeling Tom Sawyer: Who actually began the project, and who wandered by unsuspectingly?

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    1. I showed Laura how to use the edger and started her out at the beginning of the sidewalk. I came out later to take a picture of her using it and found Uncle Tom, mesmerized. They never saw me.

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  10. I often use this method to get out of doing something.

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  11. Your garden is far ahead of mine.

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  12. Joanne, looks like you have some terrific helpers!

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  13. Good for her! Uncle Tom probably didn't mind at all, either.

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  14. Your weather is looking good too.
    Merle.......

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  15. I see Laura inherited the edger...good job.
    Jane x

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  16. Bwahahaha! We no longer have any kids at home or I would try the same thing :)

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  17. Beautiful weather and nice photos!

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  18. Your lawn is very green! Love how she got Uncle to take over!

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  19. I used to love to edge the sidewalk when I was a kid - not so much anymore, though!

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  20. Gorgeous pics as always. You've inspired me. Maybe I'll post a picture of my sunflowers :)

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  21. Gorgeous pics as always. You've inspired me. Maybe I'll post a picture of my sunflowers :)

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  22. Out of all my outside chores, I detest edging sidewalks the most! Good for your grandchild. And I have a great idea. I will simply add this to Liv's list of chores this Summer......

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