FFYF: Lawnmower Repair Edition

We’re going with better late than never publishing this week’s edition of Fun For Your Friday. I’ve been working along trying to get the lawnmower back into shape. With TechnoBoy and (a lot of) Hubby’s help, we got the oil changed, replaced the air filter and pre-cleaner, and replaced the oil filter. We also took the mower deck off, scraped and treated the rust, then painted it. This whole process took us over a week, working a little bit every day. When we finally got the mower deck replaced, I drove it out to the lawn and turned on the blades. Ohhhhh, did they spin smoothly and quietly! For about 5 seconds. That was when I ran out of gas.

So the next day, I bought some gas and Hubby filled up the tank. As soon as I started to turn the key, I realized the problem. The battery was dead because someone (cough-me-cough) left the key turned on all night! Oy.

Another day later, the battery was recharged and the lawn was mowed. Phew. So that’s my smile today, that the grass is level.

Welcome to the August 20, 2010 edition of fun for your friday.

June Tree presents How To Save Money On Haircuts posted at The Digerati Life, saying, “How about a look at some funny haircuts? Here’s how to save money on haircuts (for men).”

Good News Weekly presents Black Bear Goes for a Joy Ride posted at Good News Weekly Vancouver, saying, “Too much to “bear”?…”

Pamela Jorrick presents Slow Water Float Trip posted at Blah, Blah, Blog.

Tamaricek1974 presents The Top Ten Craziest Baby Video Clips posted at miracle-of-pregnancy.com, saying, “Wonderful thing about babies is that even in the most difficult moments of our parenting , they know how to make a smile on our face. My top ten list of craziest baby videos.”

Madeleine Begun Kane presents Facebook Straits posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.

Earnest Parenting: help for parents who can fix lawnmowers.

The editor-in-chief of Earnest Parenting, Amy is the mother of two sets of twin boys. Yes, they drive her crazy, but they also make her laugh occasionally. Amy enjoys writing, quilting, reading, and working on her burgeoning cyber empire.

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