Seven Days Of Pointless Confessions. Day Five: Grand Theft Lawnmower

When I was a young child, I must have had some kind of fascination with riding lawnmowers. When I was about two or three, I’m told I would disappear frequently only to be found several blocks away trying to start a nearby neighbor’s riding lawnmower. My parents were thrilled that I never figured out how to start it.

The results were projected to be horrific.

I would like to say that I have no memory of this whatsoever. I have some pretty decent memories for big events when I was a child, even remembering an image my second birthday. I have trouble comprehending that I would remember nothing of repeatedly running off to steal riding lawnmowers.

I have to at least entertain some doubts regarding what my parents have told me.

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About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...
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