* Gas pains

Not the digestive sort!  The back-to-the -70’s part where people become frenzied monsters at gas stations.  My dearest teaching widower and I have been unable to find an open gas station in our town for the past few days.

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As much of an inconvenience as that is, imagine the folks in Alabama with 252,000+ gallons of refined gasoline seeping through the ground.  I don’t know what caused the pipeline to break (a major artery of gas to the south and mid-Atlantic US), but I hope we find out.  It’s not like a plumbing leak, folks.   We’re talking poison in the ground.

I gave away my bike after my last concussion and our bus service is pitiful (but free!).  Unless I want to walk to school, which would take me hours and require sprints across bypasses, I sure hope we start getting some gasoline soon.

 

8 thoughts on “* Gas pains

  1. It does seem that in recent years the operators of our pipelines have had problems resulting from poor maintenance and aging pipes. It is a very vulnerable system. It is also interesting that there has been no reporting on what has become of all that spilled gasoline.

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