This is going to sound dramatic, but while the rest of my life is an absolute torrent of change, my devotion to the Brita pitcher in my fridge remains a constant. This brand of water purifier has followed me from my dorm room mini fridge, all the way to my NYC apartment (and all other living arrangements in between), and is still kicking — thanks to my various roommates who have remembered to swap out the filters from time to time. The conversation usually goes as follows:
"When was the last time we changed the Brita filter?"
"Wow, I can't remember."
"Hmm, I guess that means we should change it?"
"Yes, good call!"
And then we change it and celebrate the accomplishment by clinking our glasses filled with squeaky-clean water.
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