The last draw on bath night is a bad place to be

When I was a child, my dad worked on a ranch near Ridgway. He made $150 a month. We were furnished with a house and utilities. The utilities boiled down to coal, and enough electricity to run a radio and a few light bulbs. Our house sat on the bank of East Dallas Creek. There was a pump house by the creek from where water was pumped to the house. Oftentimes during the winter, the pump would…

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