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The Accidental Kitchen

This was a 1930’s kitchen. It was the pitts. The floor was Linoleum, the cabinets and counter  were a dirty white  laminate, warped from water getting underneath counter. The  sliding porch doors constantly fell off their track. The oven didn’t work. The walls were a dingy yellow. In other words, you could barely eat in this place.