Sunday, November 01, 2009

god, I love my dishwasher

And not (just) because it washes my dishes and even disinfects them when I want them so. It is because it creates flow in the kitchen; opens up a box of space that lets movement happen, lets dishes start to march through the dirty-to-clean cycle by opening up some crucial room. Especially in a small kitchen. Owning a place to have Dirty Things until they become Clean is half the battle. The fact that unloading the dishwasher is more onerous than loading it is a testament to where that activity falls in the cycle--starting over--it's harder--but it all still works.

Laundry, however: I don't have figured out. Still. My Ved Mehta-sized autobiography is going to be centered around laundry.

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