Re: [gardeners] OT: Living in the Woods (
Fri, 15 Jan 1999 10:03:44 -0500

At 08:37 AM 14-01-99 -0700, you wrote:
When I was a child, a thousand years ago, I was
>always told it was safe to drink out of a free-flowing mountain stream.
>Not any more.  Margaret L

That was the case in my childhood as well, even at Girl Scout/Guides camp;
I can remember drinking out of mountain streams, lovely tasting
water....and that's only 40-50 years ago.  I'm not as aged as Margaret. :)