Thirst come, thirst served

The city of Oklahoma City, having popped open the big metal plate out in the front yard, has determined that I used 1,000 gallons of water for the 30-day period beginning the 24th of June, which is lower than I expected; this time last year I went through 2,000 gallons.

Which makes me a piker compared to Lance Armstrong, who managed to use 222,900 gallons in one month.

In fairness, it should be pointed out that Armstrong’s Austin acreage is four times bigger than my palatial estate at Surlywood. Then again, I don’t own any of that wussy low-flow stuff either, and you gotta figure it’s mandatory, or at least strongly encouraged, in the Silicon Hills.


  1. Brian J. »

    17 August 2008 · 9:14 pm

    Dude, when you’re a world-beating athlete, you’ve got to stay world-beating hydrated.

    That means world-beating tap water running and world-beating flushing.

  2. CGHill »

    17 August 2008 · 9:15 pm

    For that matter, he could just point a hose into the bowl and eliminate the middleman, so to speak.

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