Hubpages - Why and How I Wash my Dishes by Hand
My dishwasher bit the dust about a month and a half ago. As I'm taking a year off work and going off my savings, I decided not to replace it and have instead been washing dishes by had.
Oddly enough, I've found that I kind of like it, and I've worked out a way to get around the "gross factor" and keep everything rather not-disgusting.
I wrote and article for Hubpages that you can find here:
As a side note, my old dishwasher makes a great pantry!