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Goodbye to a Faithful Domestic Servant

My washing machine has given up.

My washing machine wants to retire. I don’t blame it. I think it’s a bit depressed. Nobody ever thanked it for all its hard work over the years. It just got used and abused almost daily.

It started complaining a few weeks back. I tried to ignore it, but the spin cycle got louder and louder until we couldn’t hear…



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Jane Lynch

A woman of faith, balancing bookkeeping with book-writing. Occupying that beautiful hiatus in time between the cares of parenting and the advancement of age.