Celebrating Something That Finally Works

How  many times have you washed your hands in a rest room at a gas station, a movie theater, or a retail store only to find there are no paper towels, only a metallic box hanging on the wall blowing lukewarm air. 

Out of frustration, you grab some TP only to find it so razor thin it merely sticks to your wet hands, thus creating a bigger problem than you started with. 

Sound the trumpets!  This past weekend, for the first time in my long life, I encountered a hand dryer that worked! 

For those of you who own public bathrooms, here is a product I strongly recommend:

I think we should celebrate things that actually do the job they were designed to do, and claim they can do — the Xlerator Dryer is one of those things, and distinguished by the fact that its predecessors were occasions of great annoyance, i.e., wet hands stuffed in your pockets or wiped on your trousers. 


Deal W. Hudson


Deal W. Hudson is ​publisher and editor of The Christian Review and the host of "Church and Culture," a weekly two-hour radio show on the Ave Maria Radio Network.​ He is the former publisher and editor of Crisis Magazine.

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