Know what the best sound of the day today is? Ok, besides the sounds of pavement being laid on the street outside (hopefully done in the next few days!)? It specifically is a sound that has never been heard in this house and generally a sound that hasn't been heard for almost a week. (That's not a good thing, but it could be much worse.)
It's the sound of this:
had given us everything it had and earned a rest.
Soon the old one will have a final resting place at the dump. Until then the camp and garden stuff is keeping it company. The new one is on it's second of countless washes to come in it's lifetime and at least one more tonight. Hope it's up to the task because the picture of laundry above is just the stuff that's made it to the laundry room- a mere fraction of the love we're waiting to share.