Wash Around the Clock

Photographs by Jonathan Nesteruk

8:51 p.m.
Cristine Drach, 25, marketing manager
“Feathers follow me; it’s weird. I often find them in the dryer. This might make me sound crazy, but I started seeing feathers after my mom died. It might be a Native American thing: Her side of the family is Cherokee.”

9:52 p.m.
Jacob Rivera, 20, unemployed
“I’m here with my brother and cousin. To kill time, we walk around outside and do the Melbourne shuffle, like LMFAO.”

11:02 a.m.
Cory Ryan, 40, fund-raiser
“I learned laundry basics from my mother and picked up the rest by trial and error. The mistake you only make once is mixing reds and whites. It’s pretty embarrassing showing up to an intramural football game with pink socks.”

9:51 a.m.
Alicia “Jasmine” Rutledge, 31, student
“Today was supposed to be my sister’s funeral, but my other sister canceled it because it cost too much money. I decided to do laundry to take my mind off everything.”

1:45 a.m.
Rosa Stanford, 59, attendant for the elderly
“I’m here all day, all times of the night”it’s safe. You can leave your stuff and nobody will touch it. In other laundromats, I’ve found condoms, needles ” but never here.”

Wash Around the Clock