Sunday, July 02, 2006

The Self-Sufficient Studette

I like it when I accomplish something outside of my comfort zone, even if it seems like a minor task.
Task: Dispose of Dead Lawnmower
Hurdle 1. Call garbage company and ask if they take dead lawnmowers.
They do! For a $15 charge, they will pick it up on trash day. Well, that was easy, I wonder why I put that off for so long.
Hurdle 2. Drain gas & oil.
Camping, gardening, bugs; dog messes, baby spew, no problem. I can handle it. Engines? Ick. I don't want to touch oily, greasy, dirty, stinky engines. But I did it. I flipped 'er over and got her draining into a pan.
Hurdle 3. My hands smell like gasoline.
I've washed them three times with strong kitchen soap. HELP!

2 comments:

Lisa said...

(Now they smell like gasoline and Lemon Ajax)

Minda said...

Try lemon juice.

You are so funny, thanks for the morning laughs!