That's a line from Indiana Jones. Now that Hubbers just got tenure, I think I'll be using it a lot. Apparently, having tenure means that he has a lot more time to spend building block walls and shoveling rocks... and not in a way that helps him find artifacts.
We've thought about re-landscaping our yard for years. We've done plenty of planting of trees, but at some point we stopped watering the grass and didn't do much to replace it. Finally, the yard will be more than a dust bowl.