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TAG : Laundry

Going Retro

When one is young, the whole world seems endless and new. Especially today with such advanced technology.When I was a teenager, we were still anchored to landlines, clothes lines, TV antennas, and record players. Blow driers were the new rage, as well as curling irons — no more pin curls or ...

Laundry Day

I love doing laundry. There is nothing so satisfying as clean laundry neatly folded and waiting to be put away. Unless it is the sight of laundry hanging on the clothesline in the bright sunshine. And the smell of line-dried laundry! That is something to cherish.Of course, I have the luxury to ...

Laundry Day

I walk my dog Jake several times a day. During one of our many walks, we passed our neighbor's house. I couldn't help but to notice bed sheets hanging out on the line. That brought back memories of my childhood.Grandma Roe's clothesline and my mother's clothesline were pretty much alike. They ...

Frozen

In the Inland Northwest we get four actual seasons of weather. Each season is unique with its own traits. Spring is when our world begins to awaken and is revitalized with new life. Summer is a time of growth and abundance. Fall is spectacular when the bushes and leaf trees turn shades of ...

Laundry Day, Grandma’s Way

My grandma was an urban homesteader well before the term became popular, or even before the term existed. Besides reusing and recycling almost everything, as well as gardening and baking, I remember how on any given summer day Fels-Naptha-cleansed laundry flapped from the clotheslines as we ...