A Day Without Rain

I live in an area where there has been drought for years.  It rarely rains.  The lakes, rivers, and resovoirs are all drying up at alarming rates.  The rain, water, used to be sacred here.  It was celebrated, worshipped, even.  The Natives; the Hopi, Anazasi, Apache, Pima, and Navejo, all of them knew the importance of the rain and of water.  Today, I see people taking advantage of water, while basking in the sun and scorning the rain.  People water their lawns, full of tropical plants requiring a lot of water.  People are letting the water run, wasting our most precious commodity.  It used to be that rain was sacred.  Today, people hardley realize the danger of a day without rain.

alexisnerdy alexisnerdy
18-21, F
4 Responses Mar 26, 2009

I live in South Australia!<br />
In the middle of a drought,we have water restrictions in force where watering is allowed by hose for a maximum of 3 hours a week!<br />
..Our main river, is drying up and reservoirs are low!<br />
We know what a drought is!!

I live in South Australia!<br />
In the middle of a drought,we have water restrictions in force where watering is allowed by hose for a maximum of 3 hours a week!<br />
..Our main river, is drying up and reservoirs are low!<br />
We know what a drought is!!

I plan on moving to Seattle once I get my finances in check.

I lived in the southwest for 30 years myself and finally moved to chicago 2 years ago. They dont even have lawn sprinkler systems out here cuz it rains/snows so much.<br />
I love the rain too.<br />
:)