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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