• Character,  Homemaking,  Life as a Wife,  Livin in the Overflow

    Hand-Washing Dishes

    Shortly after we were married, my husband and I moved into a tiny apartment that came with something I never had the privilege of owning before… It was a dishwasher. Prior to this, the only time I had ever used a dishwasher was when I was thirteen. I was spending the day at my Grandpa’s, and, trying to be helpful, I decided to do his dishes. Since he had a dishwasher, and automatic dishwashing sounded wonderful to me, I looked the beast over, and determined to try it out.  I filled it up, put some dish soap in, hit the start button, and went on my way. When I returned,…