Memories of our county – Wash Day Memories

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

I run my washer nearly every day. It is so little trouble to put on a load of wash and then dry them. It takes around an hour and a half to wash and dry a load of clothes in our modern top loading washer and front loading drier. While they are washing, we can cook, clean, watch T.V., talk on our modern phones or sleep.  A person can wash comforters, quilts, and loads of clothes with no problems. But it was not so with us as we were growing up.  Wash day was on Monday every week. If it was raining on Monday, you washed on