Nov 19, 2009 | Sisters, OR
Nov 19, 2009

250,000 gallons of pure spring water, sucked up at 70 gallons per minute from a 40-foot well, and waiting in this giant cistern to rush down the hillside with 90 pounds of pressure per inch through underground pipes, finally to spray out of my shower nozzle and cleanse me, helped by soap and dusty fingernails. For a true cleansing, it just might take that much.