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Upside Down

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Upside Down

I learned something pretty interesting today. Apparently, hanging upside down for too long can be fatal. I won’t go into everything that led to the moment of this discovery, because most of it isn’t important. But believe me when I say it was weird and stupid and involved thousands of leeches. We were suspended by rusty chains wrapped tightly around our bottom halves, some ten or so feet off the floor in a mysterious underground building that had somehow gone unnoticed for decades in the forest next to the gas station where I work. It was cold, and damp, and our only light source was the trio of burn barrels organized in a triangl

Something Weird came into the Gas Station

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Something Weird came into the Gas Station

    One of the very few perks to living with a rare terminal illness is the way nothing ever seems important enough to get stressed about. I'm speaking from my own limited experience, and in no way would I recommend you go out and get your own rare terminal illness if you don't already have one, but in my case I was able to make peace with the reality of my impermanence early on. Before the diagnosis, when I was a teenager, sometimes I would worry about living up to my own expectations of adulthood, which is absurd when you consider that the town I grew up in is the capital of lowered expectations, whose only claim to fame is being the home o

Tales from the Gas Station part 8

Tales from the Gas Station part 7

Tales from the Gas Station parts 5 - 6

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Christmas at the Gas Station (5/5)

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Christmas at the Gas Station (1/5)

Upside Down

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Upside Down

I learned something pretty interesting today. Apparently, hanging upside down for too long can be fatal. I won’t go into everything that led to the moment of this discovery, because most of it isn’t important. But believe me when I say it was weird and stupid and involved thousands of leeches. We were suspended by rusty chains wrapped tightly around our bottom halves, some ten or so feet off the floor in a mysterious underground building that had somehow gone unnoticed for decades in the forest next to the gas station where I work. It was cold, and damp, and our only light source was the trio of burn barrels organized in a triangl

Something Weird came into the Gas Station

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Something Weird came into the Gas Station

    One of the very few perks to living with a rare terminal illness is the way nothing ever seems important enough to get stressed about. I'm speaking from my own limited experience, and in no way would I recommend you go out and get your own rare terminal illness if you don't already have one, but in my case I was able to make peace with the reality of my impermanence early on. Before the diagnosis, when I was a teenager, sometimes I would worry about living up to my own expectations of adulthood, which is absurd when you consider that the town I grew up in is the capital of lowered expectations, whose only claim to fame is being the home o

Tales from the Gas Station part 8

Tales from the Gas Station part 7

Tales from the Gas Station parts 5 - 6

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I’m a writer, amateur blogger, and totally not a secret demon in a human suit. For moneys, I work at the shitty gas station at the edge of town, and weird things happen there.

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