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What surprises can you find at the laundromat?

What surprises can you find at the laundromat?

Village Wash (Christine Harrell photo for RedEye)

I was so engrossed in journaling while at the laundromat today (a blogger journaling? surprise surprise), that I didn’t even notice someone open the dryers and throw gifts inside.  Nor did I hear anyone drop a napkin in the sack right behind me.

In both my dryers were fabric things with little sayings.

Fabric (Christine Harrell photo for RedEye)

The laundromat elves left fabric in other people’s dryers too.

Even though I left the fabric on the counter instead of taking them home, I appreciate the gifts just the same.    I have no use for them, and figured I would let someone else take them who wouldn’t just stuff them at the bottom of a junk drawer.

So whoever and wherever you elves are, thank you for putting a smile on my face. Laundry was less of a drudgery today!


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