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Published:May 29th, 2014 10:26 EST

Old Lady Uses 80 Tons of Sand to Turn Yard into Beach

By Robert Paul Reyes

"An elderly Kansas City woman was tired of mowing her lawn so she decided to get rid of her grass - by covering it up with 80 tons of sand.


Georgianna Reid turned the front yard of her Kansas City home into a beach and it`s now known throughout the area as the sandbox."


Mowing the grass is a tedious and never-ending chore; it makes me feel like Sisyphus rolling a stone up the hill. When I finish mowing my front and back yards, I savor the view of the freshly mowed grass, because I know that in a couple of weeks I will have to do it again.

I can understand why 60-something Georgianna said  "the hell with it" and covered up her lawn with 80 tons of sand.

Some of her neighbors are now complaining, but why didn`t these wankers offer to cut her grass? City inspectors didn`t cite Georgianna with any violations, because the sand is being used for landscaping purposes.

I`m tempted to follow this smart lady`s example, but there are a lot of stray cats in my neighborhood and in short order they would turn my sandbox into a giant litter box.

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