Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Works for Me Wednesday - October 21, 2008

A couple of weeks ago, a person in our house (who always tries to be helpful, never wants to make trouble, is sorry she's a klutz - OK, it's me!) dropped a small pyrex cup into our porcelain sink.  Of course it broke into a zillion pieces.  I picked up what I could, but didn't stick my hand down into the garbage disposal because I'm a complete wimp and can't handle the sight of my own blood (although I'm fine with other people's blood).  I figured that Mr. Math Tutor, who is way smarter than I and has a toolbox and other manly items, was a better person for the job.  Amazingly, he didn't complain a bit about being requested for such a delightful job.  But, he didn't go for the toolbox.  No, he used his noggin (exceedingly useful thing to do).  Not literally, of course!  He took a butter knife and dipped it into peanut butter.  Then he stuck this down the disposal and picked up all the little bits of glass.  A couple of passes with the peanut butter, and our disposal is good as new and no blood was shed!

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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Your husband is a GENIUS!!

Suzanne said...

Very clever - keep that one.

Catherine said...

Yes, he is a genius, indeed!! Suzanne, are you saying I should keep the idea or the husband? I think I'll keep both, if you don't mind.

Catherine

Julie Stiles Mills said...

What a GREAT idea! I hope I never need to use it - but still - GREAT idea.