Oct 21

Things change and I don't even know . My inexpensive Electrolux vacuum that worked just fine,suddenly wouldn't hold a charge. I liked it because it was very light weight and could scoot under just about anything. It wasn't great,  but it did the job, I thought. I took it to the repair shop with the question " is it worth it to fix it" . Answer, No. Here is what I learned. Electrolux sold its name to Eureeka three years ago. There is no more Electrolux company. That was our first vacuum cleaner. a tank on wheels. The kids use to sit on it as I dragged it across a room. We had that vacuum for at least 40'years. We eventually took it to our cottage. We replaced the motor. It wouldn't die. Now I wish that I had it still. The repair man said that even he can't get parts for the old ones any more. And I learned something else. My light weight vacuum that I thought was pretty OK until it wasn't, was never meant to be used for rugs. it was meant to be a quick clean up of crumbs and things like that. no one told me , so I guess ignorance is bliss. now I need to buy a new vacuum. I have one room with carpet. Do I get a machine that will clean one room of carpet, or a quick clean machine that does crumbs. I'm going for crumbs. Noodle isn't that good with crumbs.

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04.07 | 08:10

I read the last page first too. It’s a family curse.

22.05 | 08:38

so glad youre here mom!

29.08 | 13:45

Don't quite know how this got to me but it was on the top line of my computer (not in email) But I really enjoyed it. I truly admire you.

31.07 | 07:02

Leona, do you have a date or a booked flight that you come back ?

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