Tyrades! Where Do You Stand on The Leaf-Raking Issue?
October 14, 2021
If you don’t like my opinions this week, you can take a flying leap…into a pile of festive autumn leaves.
(Skip the wet sucker – per Linus van Pelt.)
In this great melting pot of a nation, people have many ways of handling leaves. They rake them into a compost heap, bag them and use them as insulation along the foundation of the house, bag them and consign them to the landfill, where they work their methane-generating magic. (“Here – pull my drawstring.”)
Some of the more cantankerous homeowners take the winged-monkey approach, gazing at the immaculate lawn across the fence and...