It had to happen. I’ve been angst-ing about it for months. I didn’t want to believe it could ever happen.
She finally quit me.
My first really good quilting tool. Yeah, she’s pretty corroded and gross, but we’ve been together for more than 15 years. I’m probably a little more corroded than I was then too.
But then she burned me.
Well, admittedly, I was — shall we say — finessing the plug in the socket trying to will her to turn on.
I wasn’t ready to give up on her, for one reason, because I didn’t know what to replace her with. Auto-shutoff is such a deal-breaker.
But recent reviews have been a little better, so:
And we are going to follow the watering instructions. To. The. Letter.
So far, newbie is giving me nice crisp seams. I haven’t put water in her yet. I want to keep the fantasy going a while longer.
I will be keeping my fingers crossed while I iron in hopes that she doesn’t spring a leak.
Wish me luck, and I’m sure I’ll keep you posted. Keep an eye on the “Whining” category…