As the world turns and the economy dribbles downward like a streamer unraveling from the equator, the Town of Tryon has found it necessary to make it harder for those in hardship to pay their water bills. As usual, those without money will have to produce more of it faster. We can only assume it is easier to write checks once you are fired for smelling up the office.

Homework: How many more dollars can be stacked single-file between the earth and moon when they are dry than when they are soaked?