West Virginia Girl, All Bottled Up

Water is such an essential part of our everyday lives, and especially when we want to cook anything. We need it to wash our vegetables, to boil water for spaghetti, to drink before (or during) meals, to wash our dishes, and much more.
However, 300,000 residents of West Virginia no longer have the luxury of using tap water any way they please because of a chemical spill that has contaminated their water source. This is not a confined issue, and we should all be worried about the immediate and long-term effects this will have.

Mrs.

“We are not going to change our life because of the Water Company”…

This post is a little different than my usual, but then again, my life is a little different than usual.Image

As I walked into one of my favorite coffee shops in town today, I cautiously asked, “Are you still using bottled water?”  The cashier politely responded, “No, sorry, we are not” So I longingly looked at the perfect slice of tiramisu behind the glass and replied, “Ok, that changes things then, I will just have a bottle of water”.  I then took my water, reserved my usual seat, and jaunted to the restroom.  As I left the restroom, I imeadiately realized that I needed to dig out my own personal stash of hand sanitizer before unscrewing the cap of my bottled water and pulling out my laptop to work.

As I settled in, I began to reflect…

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