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What Kind of Water is Best? - Prairie Fare

Glass of Water
Glass of Water

A few years ago, I visited California in late summer. When people hear you’re from North Dakota, they talk about cold weather and lots of snow. If you add that you live in Fargo, they talk about the movie and TV show of the same name. They expect you will speak in an accent.

When I told them the temperature topped 100 degrees back home, they hardly believed me. I think they were expecting us to have snow on the ground year-round. They probably thought I wore snow boots on the plane. I’m not sure what the local reaction would be to snow in August.

The effects of high heat and little moisture are pretty obvious on plant and animals. When I forget to water them, my decorative plants look like overcooked side dishes. Birds flutter in search of refreshing bird baths.

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