The Clothesline

Published: July 15, 2013
Fiona MacGinty

Some people do it to reduce their carbon footprint. Others prefer to save on their electricity bills. Whatever the inspiration, the old-fashioned practice of hanging one’s laundry on a clothesline to dry is making a comeback. Maybe it’s nostalgia, maybe it’s the fresh-air scent but working the clothesline is also inspiring beliefs among these essayists.

  1. Singing the Praises of Hanging the Laundry
  2. The “Fresh Air” Laundry Fragrance
  3. Uniting Body and Soul on the Clothesline
  4. In Praise of Simple, Everyday Tasks