Charlie Bertsch (cbertsch) wrote,
Charlie Bertsch
cbertsch

"Dad, you look like a Republican with bad fashion sense."

I know this outfit looks absurd, but when you're pruning mesquite six feet up on a ladder with both an electric and manual saw, wearing protective gear is de rigeur. Admittedly, the long-sleeve shirt with quilted insulation DOES get hot, even on what is for Tucson a surprisingly temperate summer day. But the suffering it induces is far preferable to the scratches I would otherwise get from mesquite thorns, which not only draw blood, but also inspire an allergic reaction in me that makes it hard to breathe easily
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