Leaf Raking + Forecast of High Winds = Sad PandaAlycia really wanted to rake leaves, and in fairness so did I, there were tons of leaves to be raked. But I understand the nature of wind and how it can affect leaves (it blows them far away and flattens leaf piles), and also have a strong respect for Mother Nature and her desire to humble us. Despite all my protestations, Alycia was determined to rake leaves into piles in preparation for the leaf sucker machine that was alleged to swing by during the week. As such I left Alycia to do all the leaf raking whilst I busied myself with chores that wouldn't be blown away by the 20 to 30mph (with gusts to 45mph!!) winds that started in the afternoon and picked up overnight.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Adventures In Leaf Raking
Alycia is a pretty smart cookie, but sometimes she doesn't understand basic equations. Equations such as: