Then my brother Scott told me about an electronic mower he'd just purchased and how satisfied he was with it. I checked at the local Lowes and, sure enough, they had a fancy electric mower for less than $200. I was hooked and so I bought it back in June.
Needless to say, I'm quite enamored now with my lawn beast. It has lots of features which my old one didn't and, except for having to throw the cord around occasionally to keep from running over it, it works better than any lawnmower I've had before.
Behold! My lawnmower and I, and the yard after a good electric mowing: