Category Archives: Finders Keepers

Help Wanted: Contestant #3

Arriving on an old beat up bicycle, this contestant already had me worried. My ad specifically stated “must have valid and clean license and reliable transportation.” Nine times out of ten, if a guy shows up on a bike, said … Continue reading

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Help Wanted: Contestant #2

Contestant #2 This guy showed real promise. He had been doing lawn service for five years and knew not only the business, but how to repair equipment as well. Bonus, for sure. He told me he could literally run through … Continue reading

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Help Wanted: Contestant #1

HELP WANTED…that has been my mantra this summer. My lawn business is growing by leaps and bounds. By late June it becomes clear to my achy-breaky body that the time has come for a part time helper. Turning to the … Continue reading

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Nobody’s Home

Caption: Tommy’s abandoned home was found by a canal in Cocoa Beach.               Look closely at this image and you’ll notice Tommy Turtle is AWOL. That’s right. This dude split his pad under suspicious … Continue reading

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Tools of the Trade

I found this relic pair of pliers while raking through a knee-high pile of sea grape leaves.    Such an accumulation of leaves indicates quite an extensive passage of time…centuries, at least. Perhaps this tool was once used during the … Continue reading

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A super collection of balls

It seems that super balls abound in Florida. I find them everywhere–in the grass, in the middle of shrubbery, in parking lots, in flower beds, driveways, swimming pools, storm drains, street gutters, bird baths, trash barrels, and even in the … Continue reading

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A Ten Spot

A lot of weird things happen to us lawn monkeys. Actually, I can only speak for myself. A lot of weird things happen to ME as I go about my work week. For instance, take the time I was tooling … Continue reading

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