6 Months in Antarctica

March 31, 2013 - I walked outside after tonight’s SAR training feeling overwhelmed by the need to organize so much training for the winte...
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2-Ply and Some Photo Controversy

March 25, 2013 - Yes, I am talking about toilet paper. We finally have 2-ply toilet paper in McMurdo! Well, it has been here for years, b...
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Last Salad for the Birds

March 16, 2013 - Last week, just before that last of the salad, I was walking from my dorm to the dining hall and noticed a skua sitting...
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Firsts of the Winter

March 12, 2013 - The pace in McMurdo has slowed and winter is upon us. Here are a couple of firsts from the first few days of winter:...
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Last Plane out of Antarctica

March 09, 2013 - It is official: winter in Antarctica has begun! The weather is nice and the sun still shines, but the planes are gone...
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Antarctic Sunsets Part 3

March 07, 2013 - Except for the exhaust fumes in McMurdo the air in Antarctica is pretty clean. That's great, but it doesn't lead to the...
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Antarctic Sunsets Part 2

March 06, 2013 - March 2nd wasn't quite as spectacular as the evening before, but I can't complain after a summer of no sunsets. As I wri...
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Antarctic Sunsets Part 1

March 05, 2013 - We've been having some amazing sunsets in McMurdo lately. I look out the window right now to what should be a beautiful...
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