Leaf Blowers Suck… or um Blow

Every Thursday morning, a “gardener” shows up next door to us with a gas-powered leaf blower strapped to his back giving him something of a ghostbuster like appearance. He cranks that contraption up and I immediately get irritated by its loud grinding pitch. I glare out the window as if that might dampen his enthusiasm, but I am too far away for him to even notice. Regardless, all his senses must be completely dulled as he goes about…