Life in the country can seem completely backwards to people who grew up in the city. Particularly for those who grew up with modern conveniences like high-speed Internet and cell phones, something as simple as having to go outside to use an outhouse would seem barbaric. This is why the country isn't for everyone. But for some, there is nothing quite like the smell of fresh air and the feeling of being closer to nature.
The little boy in this story isn't exactly pleased with some of the drawbacks to living in a more rural area. After taking matters into his own hands, he learns a lesson that he won't soon forget.