We teased my stepdad about advice he once gave my brother.
The advice came after my brother and his friend shot out our neighbor’s window with a BB gun and my brother naturally put full blame on the friend.
“There are three things you never lend your best friend. 1. your wife. 2. your gun and 3. your chainsaw.”
We could not fathom what could go wrong with allowing your friend to borrow your chainsaw. As adults we had a good laugh when one of us DID lend a chainsaw to a friend and they broke it.
Now I’m sitting with a tree blocking my driveway and every sibling I’ve asked about a chainsaw claims they don’t own one.
I can’t help but feel skeptical…I think they all own one but they’re unwilling to break life lesson #3.
Bob was right. As usual.