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Will Work For Metaphors

Christmas was great and all that good stuff, but what I really want to write about is how I just repaired the dryer.  Myself.  
First it must be noted that the reason why it needed to be repaired is my fault: I love to clean out the lint catcher thing.  I find it very satisfying.  So two days ago I did just that in preparation for a load of wash to dry.  But while the lint catcher thing was out (I could google the official name of said piece, but really), I also decided to rearrange the overflowing recycling bag that sits upon the dryer.  It sits there so that it's less at kitty-nose-height, as it usually is on the floor.  Recycled kitty canned food is just too tempting for Scrabble and Clue.  Unfortunately, in my rearranging I managed to knock a cardboard food cover thing from the recycling bag into the now open lint chute.  And down it went.  As irretrievable as ever a cardboard food cover thing could be.  
Hoping that somehow the dryer was smarter than me and it would figure ou…