Daily Archives: June 17, 2011

Alvin Straight Goes To Sea (Maybe?)

Did any of you see the wonderful movie “The Straight Story” starring Richard Farnsworth?┬áDirected by director David Lynch who did such oddball productions as “Blue Velvet” and “Twin Peaks” presented the touching and straight-forward account of how Alvin Straight who, hearing about his estranged brother suffering a stroke decides to visit him and make amends. But Alvin’s legs and eyes are too impaired for him to receive a driving license, he hitches a trailer to his recently purchased thirty year-old John Deere Lawn tractor and sets off on the 240-mile journey from Laurens, Iowa to Mount Zion, Wisconsin.

Well, John Hinton, of Washington state decided to take HIS lawnmower to sea.

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