No Guilt

And here I was, needlessly worrying about a drought. But after hearing City Public Works’ Rebecca Bjork’s immensely comforting assurance that the city will be making regular deliveries of water this year, I’m headed to the beach to enjoy the weather. When I get home I’m going to take a long, soothing, guilt-free shower and then water my poor, suffering lawn.

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