Sometimes you have a situation in which two values conflict. Depending on the values, it can bring a simple frown, a lump in your throat, a twist in your gut, or even a strange wave of heat that suddenly courses through your body like you've just been pushed into a sauna, then yanked right back out. This morning I was happy. Elated, even. I was getting a new washer! Soon, I'd have have clothes that were actually clean! As you may have figured out by the preceding statement, I'm not exactly the best hand-washer on the planet. Just ask my hopelessly stained cloth napkins . It's my own fault that it took this long. I took way too much time fretting over whether or not to tell the landlord that the machine was broken . I didn't want to be the annoying tenant that calls over every little problem. I finally decided to call, and a new washer was scheduled to be installed at 10 am. On the way back from walking my daughter to school, however, I realized th
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