It's such an obscure household object. I'm sure most kids have no awareness of the water heater in their houses. Not Amanda. She is very aware of our water heater. It began when our old one broke down and needed to be replaced. I thought it would be interesting for her to watch the guys work for a bit. Moments after they started, the noisy pump they were using to drain the water broke loose and sprayed water all over the laundry room including on Amanda's feet. Thank goodness the heater was broken so the water was cold. She still talks about it.
Then the fan on top of the new heater was out of balance so it was VERY loud. The first time Amanda was in the laundry room when that started up she ran screaming from the room.
She has just recently started coming into the laundry room again and edging closer to the water heater. Where she discovered this:
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