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Land of Four Seasons

"Each evening, I would take all of the money we had made that day at the Monolith Store, and I would put in it a hat and take it into the back room. Then I would throw the money up in the air as hard as I could, and all the money that stuck to the ceiling was the government's, and everything that floated back down was Ed's."

– Ed Tompkins

Ed Tompkins, longtime owner of the Monolith Store, explaining (jokingly!) how he used to compute sales tax at the store.