As I open the double glass doors at the Pub I am overwhelmed with all of
the noise. This place sounds more like a bar than a laundry mat. There is music playing,
beeping from the arcade games, a metal fan going, tumbling noises from the dryers, and
wet clothes being thrown around in the washers. I can barely keep my train of thought.
The humidity in the room made it very uncomfortable. The smell on the other hand is
great it smells so clean and warm. The room was filled with many different people.
There were college students, families, people that were by themselves, screaming babies
and a few senior citizens. The room is fairly large with dinghy white walls that have a
moldy green border running along the bottom. The floor is covered with white vinyl tiles
that have hints of blue in it and about twenty empty laundry baskets. You probably
would never notice the blue though due to hundreds of black scuffs and old dirty gum
that covered most of the floor. The ceiling looks very industrial much like one that
would be in a warehouse or factory. It is made up of tons of black metal pipes. To the
left of the front doors is a huge bulletin bored displaying a variety of signs advertising
everything from used cars to Avon products. There is also a gigantic world atlas on the
wall that is only partly visible because of the three arcade games standing in its way.
Hanging from the ceiling there is a t.v monitor playing the news. In front of the arcade
games is a round wooden table accompanied by two dark green plastic chairs and a coke
machine with a faint buzz. To the right of the doors there is a large window that can
barely be seen out of. In front of the window is a green newspaper stand and ten red
twenty-five cent machines that contain an assortment of different candies and fake
jewelry. In the clutter of twenty five-cent machines stands a tall beige scale that claims
to be able to tell your fortune by your weight. Behind that mess is another round wooden
table surrounded by three more dark green lawn...