Country Roads

Today’s youth do not remember having to use an “outhouse,” a “privy,” or “necessaries” as bathroom toilets. Today’s bathroom facilities are of course all indoors and designed for warmth, comfort and style. Today’s bathrooms have stools with self-closing lids and water saving devices installed. There are walk- in showers designed with colored tile back drops, pulsing shower heads and sometimes the floors are even heated for that warmth comfort.

My memories go back to having no choice of what toilet facilities to use but the small wooden building called the “outhouse.” Even though some farm hous...


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