But one must however notice...
That she had just "finished" doing the dishes, and went out for a cigarette..
Had she not been going to smoke, she was still done with the dishes, and therefore more than likely leaving said sink anyway.
Arguably, had she not been a smoker, she may have been a dish-washing hard-core gamer, rushing back to a violent video game. We would then be able to float headlines about the life-saving power of violent video games!