Potable water.

Monday, December 03, 2012

Where I live I don't have access to potable water unless I buy it from a store. Yesterday is the second time in two weeks I have ran out. There is no local bus transportation to get to the closest store (20 miles away) and there is only one car in this household, which is out of gas. I have $15 at the moment and don't get paid till Wednesday. I live in a back woods community with my mother and little sister. My mother cannot get a job because she is of terminal status, and my little sister is only 14. I work one day out of the week at best at the local day care ran out of a neighbor's house and my mother does not qualify for disability under the new Obama sh** because "Disability is for the people living with disability, not those who are dying." Well, she was diagnosed 3 years ago and was told she had six months to live at best, she's still here and living strong, now what does Obama have to say to that?

I guess I will load up my buckets on my wagon and beg some water from my uncle down the street. Hey, maybe he'll buy some for us (Again).

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    My mother doesn't qualify for disability under this obama stuff. Also, the water here is so full of deposits a britia filter would only last a couple days before needing to be changed and I can't foot the money to keep it up. I do love living out here, but some times i miss the simple things like city water and sewage... lol

    2204 days ago
    I feel for ya...we haul our water in monthly. I wouldn't trade living in rural Missouri for anything but sometimes the "real world" seems so farrrrr away.

    Prayers and best wishes to your family. Seems like you are carrying a lot.

    2205 days ago
    i am so sorry to hear of your mother's illness - and you are carrying the family it seems . But Disability is very difficult to get - i have some friends who spent years , trying to get on it ..

    as for the water - why don't u drink ur water , and use a britia filter - that would be easy to do ? I use to live in the country too - loved it - but know, going to the store is a once a week trip -

    keep posting -
    2205 days ago
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