The family used an outhouse, drew water from a cistern, and did laundry in a cast-iron tub over an open flame.
Their house did not have running water until Robinson was ten years old.
And since I cannot imagine my life without Jamee and Ella, it's just a completely irrelevant question for me.
And I don't regret having been married to Boo, either, even if there had not been children.
They then moved to New Hampshire, where Boo had grown up.