108 Words on Water

The planet is mostly blue, and our insides are abundantly liquid. We humans hydrate with it, farm with it, sail on it, bottled it, pollute it, and flavor it to our liking. But the solvent of life is running low. Can appreciation be the answer to conservation? Every month, my husband and I drive north to my hometown where this is a spring that the locals swear, “has the best water on earth.” We fill up our big jugs, load them into our little Golf, and get our bottle-free, pollutant-free drinking supply for the month.

 the natural spring in Mercer, PA

the natural spring in Mercer, PA

 

Water is also one excellent way to begin each day.

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