I lived without running water for a decade
and now that I re-read that sentence
I can hardly believe it myself.

But it has made me forever grateful for
my morning or evening shower;
running water
filling a pasta pot with water from the sink;
and cold, clear water to drink.

*783 million people in the world do not have access to safe water. This is roughly 11 percent of the world’s population.

*An American taking a five-minute shower uses more water than the typical person living in a developing country slum uses in a whole day.

*12 percent of the world’s population uses 85 percent of its water.

4 thoughts on “Water

      • I love having connections with others, don’t you? It makes me feel like I always have someone in the world who has thought the same thoughts I have :) I don’t know if I’m doing a better job, but I will say that I’m trying to get these repairs done in my 30s because I don’t want to do it later on, lol.


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