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Clippings: 'Lawn' story short — mowing rocks!

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Posted on September 9, 2010 |
By John McCright



Last week in this space my esteemed colleague Trent Campbell told a sad story about his personal alienation from one of the high art forms of 20th century suburban life: lawn mowing. He thought he fell in love with mowing while in college. Sitting in class he heard the grounds crew outside soaking up the sun and plugging away at the vast expanse of collegiate lawn with ne’er a care in the world while he slogged through a calculus lesson.

But what the love soured and Trent now despises the task.

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