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June 27, 2016

Giant Insects

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Videre est credere.

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Or, to put it another way:

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a picture

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is worth a thousand words.

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[via Atlas Obscura]

June 27, 2016 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

bookofjoe's Favorite Thing: TrashStik — Trash pickup stick taken to the max

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Tons of magnolia tree leaves fall on my gravel driveway, sometimes so densely they form a kind of carpet.

They can be slippery when wet.

I've been picking up the leaves by bending over for each one for nearly 33 years and I must say that as a Medicare card-carrying geezer, sometimes that makes my back ache, no matter that I'm still running half-marathons and whatnot.

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Anyhoo, I happened on this tool recently and bought one and just road tested it, as it were: excellent.

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Like the peel-to-size window shades featured here last Friday, it's fun to use.

That's the mark of a great tool or item.

But I digress.

Recommended.

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$25.25.

One last thing: wear shoes when you use this puppy —

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those stainless steel tines are sharp!

June 27, 2016 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (1)

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