I miss my clothesline. And I feel like whining about it, okay? This vintage clothesline with it's pretty little wood painted clothespins just won't do for me.
And this one is meant for play. I don't wanna play. I want my clothesline; I want a big girl clothesline!
In this photo, you see the clothesline that was in the backyard of our home- right outside the laundry room back door (circa 1947):
Here you see it in all it's glory - in happier days. When my friend Kari came to visit with her boys (Andy on the left, and Justin), I didn't have anything for them to play with so they made their own fun with paper napkins and clothespins!
And this photo, taken some 60 years after the black and white above shows the infamous Fallen Branch Fiasco of 2007 that took it out - totally and forever. Waaahhhhh....
Here is one that I found in an old catalog from Vermont Country Store. I found it in their online catalog, too.
I want it.
I really do hope that we can replace ours eventually. I'm ready with lots of clothespins: small and large, old and new, pretty and practical:
And my sweet vintage clothespin "dresses" to keep them in: