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one way to get by

Here in the midwest, the economy is a bit tough, but we’re fortunate to have a few staples on hand at the moment:  water and wood.  So, if things get really desperate, my resourceful in-laws have figured out one way to keep enjoying the finer things in life:

They pump water from the nearby lake into this tub and heat [...]