The article " How To Have Fun At Home" by Bill Bryson appear in the book I'm a Stranger Here Myself.
The point of the Article is to show readers how Bryson has fun at home. Bryson thinks it's very convenient to live in America. The garbage disposal is one of the wonderful things Bryson found in his house. Bryson never had a garbage disposal before. He put a chopstick in it to see how it works. he also tried other experiment with the garbage disposal. He found out the most exciting thing about garbage disposal is when it jams and he has to reach it and unclog it. After Bryson cleaned the fireplace ash pit, he want to go to basement for check if the ash pit is filling up. Bryson thought all American basemen are the same , and people don't always go down to the basement, for some reason, basement are spooky and scary. In the end of the article , Bryson remembers he never tried putting a juice carton in the garbage disposal, so he will try that later.