Welcome to the fourth installment of, Getting Possessed with Kathy and the Dishwasher. Every other Thursday I explore the concept of possession with one of the many amazing women I have had the pleasure to meet in my almost three years of blogging. I love sharing these very talented writers with you, and the Dishwasher enjoys learning about other demonic appliances.I am so … [Read more...]
The Dishwasher Is Going To Be Mad!
I'm afraid the dishwasher is going to be very angry this week. For one thing, the original essay I wrote this week can be found on Bonbonbreak.com. Heaven only knows what the crazed appliance has in store for us this week. It never likes to be ignored.But if that slight is not enough to make it act up, then the fact that I'm going to be at BlogHer, which this year is in New … [Read more...]
Kathy & The Dishwasher’s Excellent Adventure
The weather is getting warmer, the pool is open, and the school year has two weeks to go. Yet, for some reason I can't stop thinking about the fall of 2010.Back then our youngest child had just started kindergarten, and I was enjoying my new-found freedom of five whole hours without having to clean up from someone getting their own juice or explain why Oreos at 9:00 a.m. were … [Read more...]
My Dishwasher’s Really Possessed!
It's not easy owning a possessed appliance, especially one that decides to die. Thankfully, we have a service agreement until 2015. I wasn't thrilled, but I changed my schedule for Tuesday so I would be home when the repairman came. As luck would have it, it's now after three. My first-grader and third-grader, Peter and Lizzy, are now off the bus. I still have to pick up my … [Read more...]
My Dishwasher My Muse
Yesterday my husband woke me up with some disappointing news. Apparently our possessed dishwasher died or slipped into a coma.Never being one to believe anything that Joe tells me regarding the health of an appliance, I quickly went to check on the patient myself.I jiggled the door. I tried to rebalance it. I pushed every button I could.No luck.Not one light went on. No odd … [Read more...]