April 11, 2011

Bonehead Move

Sunday, I was downstairs sewing and went upstairs to see what the rest of the family was doing. 

For some reason I left the iron face down on the ironing board.  I never do that!  I was putzing around upstairs for about 20 minutes or so.

It's a good thing I headed back down when I did, isn't it?

Ugh!  Lesson learned - always, always put the iron back on the base.

7 comments :

  1. I have a tiny ironing board. I set it up on a stove top, and always set the iron on the stove. You have demonstrated for me why this is a good idea!

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  2. Likewise, Marjie. I iron in the laundry room, and set the iron on top of the dryer....

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  3. Yikes! That could have been REALLY bad! Glad you found it before things went up in smoke!

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  4. So glad you checked on that before things got REALLY hot!

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  5. Oh oh! I always unplug mine even for a few minutes and set it on a safe surface. I'm very concerned about fires.

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  6. D'oh! I did the same exact thing this past weekend. Granted, I was still standing right there, because I wasn't finished ironing. It still scared me, though.

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