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June 22, 2019
The outgassing of organoflorines and ethers boiling on the frozen surface in daylight and falling at dusk to settle in pale green crystal flurries formed the boundaries of our days on the station. Frequently when walking around you would see solitary individuals gazing from portals, taking a quiet moment to watch rainbows cresting as the steam rose in clouds or thick, furry flakes like green smuts settled lightly into the fading light. For those newly arrived, these moments of reflection overlaid sentimental visions of their past lives; for the hardened workers, the sight showed the severe beauty of this world.