What can this be, you ask? I call it my Backsaver. I do a lot of bending because I have had 2 knee replacements and it is too painful for me to kneel. By the time I am ready to do my laundry, my back needs a break. A friend made this custom box for my laundry dryer to sit on. It raises it about eight inches and makes it so much easier for me to reach the laundry in the back of the drum! I just love it!
When I was growing up, it was the norm for families to have a laundry line in their yard. Some families even had a specific laundry, or wash, day. We didn’t that I know of, it seemed with my family we always had laundry. When I was very little I had the job of folding the wash and taking it to the appropriate room. When I could finally reach the clothesline, laundry from beginning to end was one of my jobs. Read the rest of this entry »