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August 20, 2013 at 7:26 PM

Clothesline conflict in Washington

Leave my laundry alone A pail of clothspins that has been used for years. [Steve Ringman, The Seattle Times.] I hang my clothes out every spring and summer, and that’s my quiet time, not to mention they smell so much nicer and my whites are a lot whiter without using bleach. [“Clothesline crusaders call laundry flap overblown,”…

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August 16, 2013 at 5:07 PM

Clothesline kerfuffle

Lifelong clothesline user Ella Burnham, 74, from North Bend, uses the old clothsline that came with her house. [Steve Ringman, The Seattle Times.] Everyone had a clothesline when I was growing up. There were no dryers. The clothes flapped in the breeze, dried in the sun and froze in the winter. [“Clothesline crusaders call laundry flap…

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August 16, 2013 at 7:26 AM

Clothesline conflict in Washington homes

Clotheslines are energy-efficient, quiet A pail of clothspins that Ella Burnham of North Bend has been using for years. [Steve Ringman, The Seattle Times.] My clean clothes hanging in the sunshine in the privacy of my backyard are not “litter, trash and junk.” [“Clothesline crusaders call laundry flap overblown,” page one, Aug. 14.] But look around at…

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