My dishwasher fill valve has decided to move on. Funny how not having a functioning dishwasher can demotivate you. But not for long. The Sears guy was here today. The part will cost $20, labor $157 and there is the waiting. They must wait for the part and then we can reconnect 12 days later. So, for the next 12 days the dishes will be done by hand. Not really a big deal. My sink is a one sinker, so you have to wash and rinse at the same time, it just wastes water this way. I do more than half of the dishes by hand anyway as several would take up too much space in the dishwasher.
The thing to focus on is that I am lucky to have a dishwasher.
I was assembling some blackening seasoning a while back and realized that I had the perfect still life with spice on my hands. Here it is: