Water, Water Everywhere!

Nets on the line
Nets on the line

Okay, so what started out to be a straight forward day has turned into a war zone in my kitchen. I woke this morning thinking ‘Hey, we’re in for another warm spring day, I’ll wash my nets while finish editing my short story. BUT no! while working on my computer, I heard a strange noise from downstairs and the power went off.

Even Willow sat up and gave me a puzzled cat stare. In the kitchen, I found the washing machine throwing up and bubbles everywhere. After checking that the lights were working, I found the circuit-breaker had throw its switch.

Willow decided not to stick around to help out and disappeared out the back door as soon as I opened it.  Okay, so I’m on my own here.

Staring into the machine, I wondered how was I going to get all that water out without adding to the mess. It’s amazing when you switch on a washing machine and walk away you don’t think about the amount of water you use until you need to get it out quickly.

Once I switched the circuit-breaker back on I realised that there wasn’t anything wrong with my machine apart from too

Willow
Willow

many bubbles. I had added stuff to my wash which whitened my nets, this was too much for the machine. Turning the switch to spin solved the problem. I was able to drain the washing machine, get the nets out and rinse them through and peg them out. I ran the another wash through without adding any soap.   Thank goodness, my machine works perfectly.

My kitchen is now clean, wet mat hanging up to dry. This afternoon, I shall clean the windows before rehanging them. All I need now is a warm day to dry everything.

Hopefully now, I can get back to my writing. 🙂

Have a great day,

Paula

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    1. Thank you for dropping by, Flighty.. Willow return after all the fuss had die down. She now fast asleep on my husband’s computer chair. I had cleaned all the window and rehung my nets. There is something so satisfying about clean windows and nets. I just give up net curtains I know many people have move over to blinds, but they get so dusty, when nets you can take them down and wash them.

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    2. Willow returned as soon as the fuss all die down. My white nets are now hanging back at the clean windows. I know many people have moved over to blinds but I find them to be dust traps and you can’t taken them down to wash. I find washing nets very satisfying myself.

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