Essayist Peter Smith honors the small engine repairmanby Peter Smith, Minnesota Public Radio
Summer is with us, and so too are all the little gas-powered machines and gardening tools -- devices that can be just a bit erratic when it comes to getting them started and keeping them going. You may not know what to do, but this week essayist Peter Smith honors a noble, quintessentially Minnesotan profession whose practitioners almost certainly do.
- Morning Edition, 07/06/2010, 7:55 a.m.
Peter Smith lives in Hopkins, Minn.