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The Laundry

Our First Meeting

Me: “B, this is a fantastic washing machine.”
B: “Thank you!”
I stand flat footed in front of the washer. I reach inside the washing machine down to the bottom.
Me: “Oh dear. I can’t reach it. I can’t reach the bottom. My arms aren’t long enough.”
B: “Uh oh.”
Silently, I stare at B.B stares at me.
B: “What are you going to do?”
Me: “This!”
I walk back to the kitchen counter, (he watches with anticipation) I take a running start and leap. I clear the edge and successfully fly over the side of the top of the washer landing face down at a 90 degree angle, feet now dangling mid-air as I stretch as hard and as long as I can to reach the bottom.
“Wait, wait, wait, B are you still there? I got it, I got it. The tip of my finger got it. Don’t worry about it. We’re good…” my voice echoing from the floor of the washing machine.
Envious are you?
I begin to pull a load of clothes out of the dryer.
“Why does all of the laundry have bright green streaks on it?”
I pull it all ou…