The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Saturday, 14 August 2004]

It’s a hoe-down!

We’ve been experiencing something of a weed bonanza in the backyard, and it was time to Take Action™, so on the advice of the sprinkler guy, picked up this brilliant device:

Get your hoe on!

This is a hula ho, and it makes eradicating weeds almost fun … no more kneeling with a trowel, instead you dispense wrath and destruction to the weeds while standing up with a straight back.

Nothing like having the right tools for the job. A hula ho and an iPod make for a great gardening experience.

**Listening To: **“Acid Bomb” by Scooter itunes

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