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I have been retired for three years from teaching high school English. My lifelong interest in appliances has led me to do research and to visit many showrooms. I consider the time to buy a new washer or rangetop an opportunity! I know that not everyone shares my enthusiam for appliances, but many can benefit from what I know.

Although I had prostate cancer four years ago, I am now in better physical shape than I have ever been in my life thanks to exercise and losing weight. Besides the tasks of everyday life, I spend much time with my adult children, one of whom is mentally ill.

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    The Best Sleeper Sofa

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    Why You Do Not Want a Dog

    7 years ago

    Do not read this Hub if You know me well. You have already heard me say this. You are a dog lover, and you do not want to explore changing your mind. Do read this if You are considering getting a dog. There are many negative factors to...

  • The KitchenAid and Fisher Paykel Two Drawer Dishwasher
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    The KitchenAid and Fisher Paykel Two Drawer Dishwasher

    11 years ago

    Years ago when I first saw the Fisher Paykel DishDrawer, the two drawer dishwasher, I was interested. Was it an improvement? It certainly had a high end look: sleek, European styling with clean lines. It looked well made, and because of their wasing...

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    Ironrite Mangle Ironer

    5 years ago

    Until the last forty years or so, a particularly onerous household chore was ironing. First, irons were heated on stoves, then elctric irons (with no thermostats!) came along followed by the irons in the 1930s with thermostats. They were heavy,...

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    LG Dishwasher

    9 years ago

    Twenty years ago, I would have never considered buying a large appliance, such as a built-in dishwasher, from a relatively new manufacturer. What about the track record? What about repairs? What if the company disappears? So, it took some changing...

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