You are 100% right ... no one really desires this shit, and no one should live like


I learned about this feeling after our main bladders and pumps went out on our farm in Indiana. A farmer helped us out bringing a thousand gallons of water in a container which I then used by buckets to fill horses in a barn. I also had to cart buckets into the house to flush toilets and to hand wash myself.

I had to do this over 5 days, and I burned through the 1,000 gallons. Once the well was fixed I filled it up for him and had to manage water.

When I had the first shower it was so heavenly. Carrying 10 gallons of water every night to do the basics 200 yards makes one appreciate the basics that most people "don't".

Thank you so very much for sharing this powerful article.

Lover of people, Texas Feminist Liberal Democrat, Horse Farm, High Tech Gadget ENFP Guy, and someone who appreciates the struggle of women and wants to help.

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