I’m writing this at just before 8 o’clock in the morning on a Thursday. Usually, I’ve been at work for half an hour already, putting on the hot water to serve up some morning tea and kids coming in for various and sundry issues. But not today. I’m not ill or injured, there is no snow or ice outside. No flooding (which is more than I can say for neighboring states to the south!) Nope, not me. Got a call around six this morning informing us that a city water main had busted last night (no wonder we lost pressure!) and since our fair town was under a “boil only” ban, school had been cancelled for today.
Can you hear the children screaming with glee?? (Can you hear parents moaning?)
Clean water—OH! the things we take for granted! Many, well…most, are not so fortunate. There are places where people trudge for hours EACH DAY just to provide clean (a relative term) water for Continue reading “A clean toast to: Charity Water”