Susie copes with a mystery.
Have you seen the latest Kathy Bates commercial for Turbo Tax? Haunted by ghostly dead children, she wants to know if she can use them as a deduction. I can relate. I have a demon washing machine.
One morning, I sat at the kitchen counter and my washer beeped. It was an unusual sound. Persistent. Frantic. Nonstop. The machine had never warned me like that before. It seemed to be crying out for help.
“What the hell?” I ran to my laundry room. The door of the front loader hung wide open. How could it beep with the door open? As I stepped toward it, cold water seeped through my socks. My gaze dropped to the puddle on the floor.
“Are you kidding me?” I picked up one soaked foot.
The empty washer had filled with the door open…. by itself. But how? The machine had been turned off.
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