He wanted to go on a road trip. She wanted him to do some chores. They compromised.
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As the neighborhood kids played merrily on the swingsets below, Diane gleefully plotted her revenge for the time they egged her house on Halloween.
Toward the end, it gets trapped in the vortex and starts to mow itself.
~Not-"Not-So-Handy Andy" Jack
See, kids? Just because someone wielding deadly blades is asking for a ride doesn't mean they're out to get you. Go ahead, give it a try! ~Not-So-Handy Andy