It should be simple enough to put the glassware away, but you can't put it away until you wash it, you can't wash it until the sink is clear of dirty dishes, and you can't wash the dishes until you empty the drainboard
. This emotional re-scaling makes the world--and the poem--different than what we expect.
My dad and uncle would "fillet" the fish, and if I got behind, they would impatiently tap the tips of their knives on the cleaning table--formerly a sink drainboard
. Carcasses were thrown in a pit and covered with dirt (also my job) after each cleaning episode.
Carrara marble tiles and counter from EuroStone (eurostoneinc.com or 800/632-5811); counter with drainboard
fabricated by De La Tierra (503/720-6581).
[1-L] I close my eyes for a minute and hold onto the drainboard
. I must not dwell on this any longer.
KitchenAid is also launching a line of "sinkware," including a countertop sink caddy, dish-drying rack, sponge cradle, vinyl-coated sink rack, drainboard
, soap and sponge holder, sink strainer, flatware tray and set of three storage bins.
Villa Park's drainage layer uses a plastic drainboard
filled with an aggregate drainage medium.
Available in 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-compartment models, these sinks feature 14-gauge, type 304 stainless steel bowls, drainboard
, and backsplash, thereby providing durable, rust- and corrosion-free surfaces for years of rugged use.
ultimaatums in ricochet: mother to daughter, drainboard