...it was my brother Greg who chopped down our neighbor Don's banana tree. With his blessing, of course:
All it requires is a machete, an apron if you're wearing decent clothes, and a bit of patience:
From a different angle:
Thar she goes...
As Don and Dad looked on, Greg cut the banana bunch off the tree—he told us he was pretending his target was any one of the chickens that like to wake us at 4 a.m.:
Greg auditioning for the next Saw sequel:
And a bit more relaxed (The apron Greg's wearing is the name of our friend Don's longtime family farm and business, The Farmer's Daughter):
Don shows Greg how to hang the banana bunch up to dry as Dad supervises:
Cutting off a bunch to take back to our place:
Do I have something on my face?
Finally, Greg with the fruits of his labors—pun most definitely intended: