I Like to Hang Clothes On the Line

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    Years Ago I Had A Clothes Line In My Backyard

    I used to love hanging out clothes the smell is awesome. I think I didnt have a dryer for awhile and I had to hang clothes anyway. I remember taking my baby daughter outside with me and putting her in the basket while I would put things on the line. It is a good memory. Funny I...
    jenvice jenvice
    46-50, F
    1 Response Aug 11, 2011

    Daring Clothes Rescues

    Only in the Summer though. This time of the year, sort of late January, early February, you have to take your chances with the weather. If it does rain and you're not quick enough off the mark, then you've got to wash your clothes all over again. Which can be annoying. I have...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Jan 21, 2008

    I Love the Smell of the Clothes Dried Outside!

    It is a smell that brings back many happy memories of growing up!  My dear mother rarely used the dryer!  She opted instead for drying the clothes outside on multiple clothes lines in the yard.  I was one of seven kids, so there were lots of clothes to dry on the...
    weareonespirit weareonespirit
    51-55, F
    Jul 27, 2008

    Plan Of Action

    It gives me a great feeling of fulfillment to accomplish a complete wash and dry of my laundry clothes. Ive been doing it all my life since first leaving home. Ive never felt dryers were an acceptable way to dry clothes unless for real bad continual weather rains. Even in the mid...
    lafsnack lafsnack
    51-55, M
    Dec 18, 2012


    I love the smell of clothes and sheets that have been hung out on the clothesline . Fresh and crisp ! My sheets and blankets especially
    redheadsrule redheadsrule
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jul 6, 2008

    Nothing Smells Better

    love the smell of clean clothes thathave been washed and air dried outside years ago
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Aug 11, 2011

    Zen and the Art of Line Dryed Clothes.

    Growing up it was one of my jobs to hang the clothes on the line outside.  I hated the chore!  I would pretend that I was on a TV commercial explaining my laundry and life.  Weird I know.  Fast forward to now... When we moved to this house I had the Amish...
    Freestanding Freestanding
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Sep 27, 2007
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