Noted on Twitter: People tweeting photos of other people raking

Forget about that tree in the forest. The real question: If a leaf falls and nobody tweets about it, do you still need a rake?


Noted on Twitter: People raking

Signs of autumn: Tweeted photographs of leaves and rakes and so on. Some general themes from the Twitterverse:

Storified by Maclean’s Magazine · Sun, Oct 21 2012 16:54:11

1. Denial of autumn:
Nothing like a good game of fall golf. Next time my 5 wood is being replaced with a rake http://pic.twitter.com/LY8uchQbNick Owens
2. Acceptance of the turn in seasons:
Autumn is here. Leaves are turning red. Can’t wait to see them all turn red. Picked up a fallen red leaf~ :) http://pic.twitter.com/Dg8giFCRALEXANDER 알렉산더
Yup it’s def fall #leaves http://pic.twitter.com/X3wRhD8uNadine Dunsing
We might be in need of a rake or two @RealBroseph @mynamesconor @slm5792 http://pic.twitter.com/hgmwTqMbAdam McIntosh
3. Next? General complaints about the job at hand:
Why does the tree in my front yard have so many damn leaves?! http://pic.twitter.com/yhUSLoJ7Jessica G.
4. … then? Complaints about equipment:
okay looks like i dont have to rake anymore! The rake just broke :’) http://pic.twitter.com/Vtu5kvEWZeta Menkir
Broken rake. #NYG http://pic.twitter.com/QwhrIx0ECarly kisker
Lmfao takes a real hard worker to break the rake while taking care of the leaves ;) #workhard http://pic.twitter.com/SUNAO2f8Hailey Lynn✨
Went to rake the front yard today and this is the only size of lawn rake we have. #FML http://pic.twitter.com/jFw5TKI5Sam Solberg
5. Also noted on Twitter: Parents taking photos of kids at work:
"But mom do I have to rake all of the leaves in the yard" lol http://pic.twitter.com/nTTkweeaNeasha
My moms making me rake leaves help http://pic.twitter.com/DPX6kRbTJenna
He decided he wanted to rake the leaves #hardworker http://pic.twitter.com/loC79CpyLuis Ruiz
6. … and dogs:
McKinley loves the leaves, she got so excited and made herself a little home http://pic.twitter.com/IoZrIBnuAmanda Keegan
http://yfrog.com/ntgapsqj Daddy was out raking leaves. I was not allowed to help since I kept trying to eat the rake.Turbo V. Woofenstein
I’ll just sit here while you rake the leaves… http://pic.twitter.com/i70liiqFBrandon Dunn
7. Finally … people tweeting photos of a job well done: 
Leaves and @svoxcriado :) http://pic.twitter.com/5jQrkzNWDoobi
full of leaves 3 feet tall this took a while and was tiring looks cool tho haha http://pic.twitter.com/UiNjQqMdShannon Garretson
RT @bloominwhereiam: My baby loves leaves! http://pic.twitter.com/H9lsortrBenjamin Lange
It took me like 1 hour to finally rake. ….half of the yard http://pic.twitter.com/5kTOcyPxSmosh Lover
Rake up leafs, like a boss http://pic.twitter.com/IrnQ04HBBobby.
How I rake my leaves #Creative #Genius http://pic.twitter.com/At7biZ44Ninja Turtle
.@MCConner81 saved the day today by helping me rake leaves. 25 bags later and my yard pristine! http://pic.twitter.com/RjmMMdofSeth Slay

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