i thought the question about why the author gave so much detail about the guy from the prarie passage was to show that the work is dangerous, because it mentioned flame resistant apparel and stuff like that
Yes, the cloudy water was the only one that wasn't used to describe the Hills.
It was tricky because it was used to describe the Yellow River in China, which also had the same sand as the Hills.
The one about what the grandmother thought she could do with a tattoo was something like 'sit in the sun for a longer time' or something weird like that.
The one about the Loess was something about loess-clouded water.