Search for Screwdriver Turns Farm Upside Down

By Denise Anderson

First Published March 14, 1997

“Can I borrow a screwdriver?” Mabel asked her husband Alvin“A screwdriver, hmmm?” he replied. “Phillips or straight?”“Straight,” Mabel replied.“I think I have a pair of pliers,” Alvin offered.Mabel assured him she didn't need a pair of pliers, just a screwdriver.“Well,” he said. “I have a Vice Grips you can borrow.”Mabel didn't want a Vice Grips, either. She just wanted a screwdriver.Alvin thought for a minute, then offered to go out to the shop and see if he could locate a screwdriver.Two hours later, Mabel was still waiting for a screwdriver.Alvin came into the house carrying a wooden...


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