I grew up in a small town in rural Illinois.
I walked to school, to my dad's office in town and everyone knew us (that can be good and bad).
Every home was different.
There were no subdivisions or track homes.
Most yards had a clothesline.
All summer we would help my mom hang the clothes, sheets and blankets.
It is funny how quickly a memory can come back to you!
I just remembered the smell and warmth of the sheets as we were running through them playing in the backyard.
I am now pretty sure my mom didn't love us dirtying up her clean sheets!
I now live in a town much bigger than the little town I grew up in.
We have subdivisions and covenants and no clotheslines.
When I got home from France I soaked my vintage French linens for a few days, washed them and took them to my sister's home in the country.
She has a clothesline:-)
I wish we could have one just for sheets, towels etc. I am not about to show my neighbors my underwear and bras flapping in the wind.
So I hung my clothes for a little while, folded all my vintage goodness and headed back to my clothesline-less life:-)
Are you able to have a clothesline in your neighborhood???
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