Wright Words: Stop mowing over your bad habits — and other lawn-care tips


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  • Swedish reader Stockholm, Sweden
    May 1, 2013 10:29 a.m.

    What a great analogy! If you only hack off the visible parts of weeds, the roots are still there and will produce more weeds - and the hacked up bits gan start separat weeds. Remove the root, and it's all gone. The permanent removal is worth all the extra work.

    If we just remove the visible manifestations of behavioral weeds in our life, the roots will just produce new plants. We need to remove the roots of the problem. Takes a lot more time, but gives us permanent peace. Thank you for this telling analogy, brother Wright!

  • Hutterite American Fork, UT
    April 30, 2013 11:14 a.m.

    Par 3; that'll get rid of your broadleaf weeds lickety split.

  • george of the jungle goshen, UT
    April 30, 2013 8:14 a.m.

    I know all the words like imagination, attitude and perseverance. But The biggest motivator is for love. That is the magic touch for me, because There ain't nothing like my sweet baby, ain't nothing like her in this world.

  • george of the jungle goshen, UT
    April 30, 2013 7:45 a.m.

    Procrastinators unite. Why do something today that can be put off till tomorrow.

  • george of the jungle goshen, UT
    April 30, 2013 7:41 a.m.

    Desire, believe, expatiation's and the magic touch. My dad would tell me when I didn't want to do something was; in order to do anything you have to just do it. Mom would say; the sooner you do it the sooner it's done. I know all the words like immagenation