Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Mo is Dead

My MOM has killed another one.  Mo is dead.  I cannot tell you how many lawn mowers my MOM has gone through in my life time.  It's not like she buys them from people headed for the recycle place to dispose of theirs.  These have been for the most part new mowers.  The mowers are well cared for and maintained.  But for some reason they all die young.  We have had Mo for about 3 1/2 years.  I think that was some kind of record.  For the last year Mo needed strategically place shoe laces to keep running to mow the whole yard.  On the last attempt this past Fall Mo made three swipes and then just died.  That was that.  Luckily MOM has some mighty fine friends who lent her their mower two weeks ago so she could cut the grass.  I held my breath that she would not kill her friends mower.  She gave theirs back with thanks.  But let's face it she cannot keep borrowing mowers all season and the grass never stops growing (we have to mow twice a week for more than half the season).  Off to the Home Depo we went.  I waited in the Blazer and when MOM came out she had a big box.  And here it is.

As you can see behind me the grass is tall.  My little friend Cooper, the Doxie, would get lost in there.  He could be here now and I would not know it.  The first time MOM mowed the yard almost two weeks ago it was so tall it took her twice as long (4 hours). 

I guess I know where we will be going for a walk tomorrow.  But that's OK I like to walk beside MOM as she mows.  There is something about walking every inch of your yard.

Is this what they call a "Riding Mower"? 

Goodbye to Mo the 6th.  Hello Mo the 7th.


  1. I have never mowed a lawn and now that we are putting in turf I won't have to :)

    Stop on by for a visit

  2. Dude, I am so sorry your Mo 6 is dead. Your silly mom, we have a Mo you can use. Cause as you know, we don't got now grass. So when Mo 7 dies......come on over and get No Mo. He is all yours.

    See ya tomorrow. I got a present from Florida for ya.


  3. That sure is quite a few lawn mowers to go through. We have lived in our home with 5 acres for 22 years and are only on our second tractor. Good luck with Mo 7. May he live long and prosper.


  4. Sounds like Mo has a short lifespan. I wouldn't get too involved in his purrsonal life. He might not be around fur long. HaHaMeow. (good luck to your Mom and Mo)

  5. Mo 6 RIP, MO 7-- long live the MO!!

  6. Goose, sorry about Mo, he seems to have fought a brave battle. Good luck to the new Mo, I hope he lives a full life. I will have a minute of silence now for Mo the 6th.

    Loveys Sasha

  7. Woof! Woof! Your last photo made us laugh. Lots of Golden ALOHA n Woofs, Sugar

    Please tell your mom we got her email n will respond as we gather more information. Golden LOVE

  8. Howdy Goose, your mum and my dad must be related cause we lose heaps of lawn movers too. Its always a never ending job during Spring that's for sure. Good luck with the new Mo. No worries, and love, Stella and Rory

  9. Oooooh ppor Mom da 6th, I hopes he went easy and pain frees. It be so sad when da mowers die...well, it be sad furs da pocketbook anyhows. Theeeeeen again, it might just be sadder furs Cooper, and do thinks I spot him in da bushes...er, grass rathers.
    You has NO IDEA what we doxies has to go throughs when da grass gets an inch long.
    I's noce of you to wals your MOM while her cuts da grass, dat way her won't get lost or nuttin.

    PS: your last comment CRACKED me up bout da coin slot...hehehehe!

  10. I know you have a big yard, I guess it is just too much for Mo.

  11. Here's hoping this "Mo" has a good long life! Toro!!!!

  12. Goose you are the best model, you should get a job at the store sealing those, I would by one if you came with it :)
    LOL good luck to Mo #7!!

  13. Well Goose... FURST she has to put it all together.

    RIP Mo the 6th. Welcome Mo the 7th.. GOOD LUCK Buddy.

  14. Goose, you gotta make sure Doxie's not back there! Let me know how that riding lawn mower works out for you. It looks pretty fun - in fact, I bet that box empty would be a whole lotta fun! Sneaky snake would do some silly things inside it!

    Happy seeing (and mowing) beautiful!

    Mo #7, may the force be with you!

  15. It isn't even green here yet, and your MOM is already killing lawn mowers! Wow, she's very talented... you snoopervise her well, Goose, to try to preserved Mo the 7th!

  16. May Mo VII reign supreme for many seasons to come! Woo!

  17. Goose we are sorry to hear of the passing of MO 6!
    Yep ..great riding mower! You need to send your photos to the company..their sales will go through the roof using you as a model.
    Long live Mo 7!
    Big Nose Pokes
    The Thugletsx

  18. Riding Mower? You crack us up, Goose. Happy mowing. Hope Mom can assemble that guy easily!!!

    Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  19. Goose, keep an eye on Mo and see what happens. That's a lot of mowers!

  20. Hi Goose ! I love the last picture ! you look like a model!

  21. Woof to you Goose!!!! I had no idea that you and MOM spent so much time doing yard work. As much as I would love to have a lawn to play in, I don't think I would enjoy mowing it one bit. Since I don't like the vacuum cleaner, I don't think I'd care for a lawn mower. I trust you will keep a careful eye on Mo the 7th. Much love - XXOO - Mazzie

  22. I love that last picture too!!! Goose-- how much do you weigh ???????
    Zoie looks so much bigger then you do. Zoie weighs some where around 82 lbs, how much do you weigh??
    Good luck Mo the 7th!!!
    We name everything too!! the tractor, the trucks ect!

  23. PS,, Yes Zoie had sunshine on her shoulders!!! lol Bol

  24. Nice to meet you Mo the 7th!! Paws crossed for a very long life! BOL!!!


  25. Giddy-up on the mower, Goose!
    Licks and sniffs,
    Zack, Sassy, and Buddy

  26. That is quite funny! I love the last picture......"riding lawn mower". Our mom got tired of our "Mo" so she hired "Mo the man" to take of our yard. Now every Thursday we have to be locked in the house while she's at work becuz that's when "Mo the man" comes. We hate Thursday's

    Baci and Logan

  27. Oh Goose! Yous is sooo funny! Me thinks there is NO MO if MO 6 is dead and Mo 7 is in the box. We has a self propelled Mo. Mommy says if yous puts him into 3rd gear he drags her around the yard!
    Loved seeing yous in your yard!

  28. Giddy Up, Mower #7!! Hope you outlive Mower #6!!


  29. Rest in peace, Mo! My mom has killed many cameras - seriously. She just got a new one so keep your paws crossed that all goes well.

    Your pal, Pip

  30. good bye sweet Mo. We think momma wants a realy good Mo so she keeps breaking them
    Benny & Lily

  31. Well darn, the pics don't show up for me for some reason. Bummer about the mower. Jen put hers in the shop and for what it cost to fix she couldda bought a new one.

    Don't use gas with ethanol. Ethanol kills small engines.