Losing my mind one micro at a time

Dear Microwave,

I know you’re old. I get it. You can stop groaning and grumbling as your cracked plate turns. You think I don’t know that you need a new door? Every time I try to open it, the sucker sticks and I have to pry it open with a butter knife. You think I like the jarring sound it makes as it snaps close, nearly severing off my fingers? And just how many screeching beeps do you think it takes to tell me the lasagna’s ready? Five? Really? I’m not deaf, fyi. I can hear your wheels churning. I know you’re plotting my demise by undercooking food, thereby giving me some twisted disease like lethal micronellacopia–I don’t care if it doesn’t exist Microknowitall, that’s not the point!–If I could rub two nickels together I wouldn’t waste them by replacing you with a newer model, oh no. I’d delicately place them right in your white belly and press High Defrost. Maybe then I’d thaw your cold heart and you’d start working right.

Until then I’m using the stove. Take that you 90’s dinosaur.

Heatedly yours,
Kristin

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2 comments on “Losing my mind one micro at a time

  1. This made me laugh. My microwave is from the early 90s, and I wonder if it's slowly poisoning me too. And I've noticed it takes longer and longer to heat everything…

  2. Grrr, ours is doing the same thing! Popcorn bags take twice as long as they did when this dino was new and spiffy. I think it's time for a trade-up to be honest.Thanks for following! 🙂

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