In Balance

By Eilene Lyon

The Putterer and I each have a few household chores that the other never touches. I’ve taken over cleaning the disgusting shower drain once a month. Who knew that those horizontal, hidden-in-tile drains could get so nasty? There’s a design flaw there somewhere.

He is king of the coffeemaker, wielder of vinegar jugs. His monthly duty is to flush Mr. Coffee with acid to remove the scale buildup from our alkaline well water.

This division of duties helps balance the scales in our relationship.

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Feature image: Fence lizard scales a rock in our yard.

Ragtag Daily Prompt #31: Scale

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