I suppose we could call this the Doh! Episode or perhaps it’d best be filed under the “We’re Not Smart Enough to Own Appliances.” Last Sunday dragging ourselves home after a day spent as manual labor, my husband and I were dismayed to find the fridge door slightly ajar. I accused him of not shutting it tightly before we left, he apologized, but the fridge kept running.
We wiped and checked the seals, thinking perhaps the gasket was shot. Monday, I listened as the fridge rarely cycled off and the door opened if anyone so much as walked by. I hesitated to call a repairman as I would not be home much of the week.
The next day the fridge worked perfectly. The seal was tight and the motor shut off as it should. Later, I learned that my husband had simply closed the crisper drawer. Can you imagine the look on the repairman’s face? “Hey lady, try shutting the drawers once in a while. That’ll be $75 dollars.”
Well Home Eccers, the Sunday Confessional is now open. Admit your imperfections and share your blunders so we can all have a laugh. Share your stories in the comments or on your own blog and leave the link below.