ellinor (ellinor) wrote,
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The essence of adulthood

As I looked in my wallet today for exact change, carefully conserving the quarters, I realized the following:

The essence of adulthood is not age, or seriousness, or responsibility. It is not employment, or voter registration, or the right to become publicly inebriated on a Wednesday night. Rather, it is having a washing machine that doesn't require quarters to run.

I think the washing machines that run on little debit cards don't qualify one for adulthood. Nope: only the ones that run on plain water and soap, for which the marginal cost is only a blip in the electricity and water bills.
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