ARGH! Drying clothes! (October 21, 2004, 0) - I refuse to be held hostage by laundry tags.
I’ll hang the suits up to dry, but darn if I’ll let most of my blouses
get away with that kind of threat. If I mess up, well, better that I
learn that lesson now, right?
So, sorry, hang-dry clothes, you’re going to get spun-dried today…
(I’ll leave the dry-flat
Reply from Mom (September 2, 2004, 0) - For your info, the two Perla bars are real laundry SOAP -
not detergent. They would be less convenient to use- they don’t sud as
quickly – but they would be gentler on your clothes and your hands,
and on the environment as well. There was a time when Kathy was in
grade school when she campaigned against
Finally done packing (October 20, 2004, 0) - Somehow managed to get all my clothes back into the suitcase. Yay! Fit
quite neatly, at that, even though I chose to pack my bulky shoes.
Will wear big winter coat to save space. While packing, realized I
have lots and lots of clothes for winter. In retrospect, could’ve
trimmed down and just shopped at Salvation Army second-hand warehouse,
Laundry (March 15, 2007, 0) - I think I enjoy doing the laundry too much. There’s something to be
said about choosing one’s favorite clothes out of the hamper,
attracted to color or texture or purpose, anticipating the pleasure of
wearing things again. As I swish each piece through the sudsy water, I
get a chance to reflect on the stories my clothes have, from
A slice of life: laundry (November 23, 2006, 0) - Some days the laundry piles up, and up, and up, and then I realize
that my favorite malong is at the bottom of the heap and it would be
silly for me to rescue it again considering that I had dug it out of
the crumples and folds thrice or four times already.
Then I strip the sheets from