We Have Water!
Somewhere out there is someone who is upset that they don't have a new car or a Prada cell phone. They should try living with inconsistent access to water and see if that changes their perspective at all.
We left our life in the US with our four kids - 9, 7, 5 and 2 - to exchange houses, cars, schools, friends, and languages with a French family in the Cote d'Azur. Who knows what will happen in this life?