The Weekend: Part 2: Technology

| 4/7/2014 10:47:00 AM

April FreemanI do love old-fashioned living. However, certain types of technology and modern gadgets do make my life much, much easier. At least, when they are working. See, that’s the problem with having great “labor-saving” doo-dads in your house. Those great gadgets have to be maintained and repaired when they tear up.

I found out how much I love one of these contraptions a couple of weeks ago when my dishwasher died. We’ve lived in this house for 12 years and bought new appliances when we moved in, so I suppose it’s time for stuff to start breaking.

The dishwasher broke, but our lives were so busy and complicated at that point that we couldn’t go right away and get a new one. OK.


I sucked it up and did what had to be done.

I told the kids to go wash the dishes.