Loneliness can seep in when waiting for water.
Professional water hauler Wayne Phillips said he sometimes thinks about his late father and former water hauler William “Mush” Phillips while he waits for his 1,500 water tank to fill a customer’s cistern.
It usually takes about 10 minutes, but 10 minutes can feel like a long time, Wayne said.
To pass the time, he’ll listen to country music in the cab of his large, red truck. Read a book. In the past, he flipped through The Anderson News.