Oh dear. You gals have reminded me that I haven't done the washing in a little too long...
Maybe it's the two and a half flights of stairs I have to contend with, in this ridiculously large house (I mean, there's two of us live here for goodness' sake! Three bedrooms? Come on!) in order to get the clothes down to the basement, to the washer and dryer.
I also miss being able to hang my clothes on a washing line... I know it's "de rigeur" in the USA, but for much of my adult life I have not even had a dryer, and even growing up, I recall we didn't use ours much (unless of course we needed a uniform or something pronto, and it wouldn't dry in time on the line.)
Hmmm well, time to do the washing.... (well, maybe later... LOL)