Everything is dry. Even the air is dry, suffocating you as you step outside into the sun that burns all year round in this country. Whether the weather is scorching hot or freezin cold, the atmosphere is always arid. Where I come from water is extremely scare. In Chihuahua you can be arrested for watering your plants during certain times of the year and if you're ever caught wasting water, let's say in a water gun fight, you can count on being sanctioned.
University of Dayton Rivers Institute, Fitz Center for Leadership in Community, River Stewards, Great Miami River
Ortega, Flower, "A New Perspective" (2012). Blog Archive: River Reflections at the University of Dayton. 185.