No idea what it is about clotheslines that can make someone feel so happy. Just something so relaxing about seeing sheets blow in the breeze with the smell of pure sunshine. (Link: 25 Line-Drying Tips)
I can still smell our laundry hanging in the sunshine, bleached white, with blueing added for extra whiteness. I hear the squeak of the clothesline reel, the fluttering of the clothes in the breeze. Laundry was an all-day event. Ironing was on Tuesday.