It's been two months since I arrived back home. Things have been extremely hectic. When I got home my mom had left a message to call. She informed me that my dad had been diagnosed with prostate…
I was really lucky because I got a ticket home the next day. I had about thirty minutes to pack and the taxi arrived in less than five minutes. I flew to Auckland, New Zealand and then caught a…
This morning I woke up at 3:10am and I quickly realized that I had five minutes to get dressed, grab my bag, and hike up a hill. I rushed around and I was only a few minutes late. It turned out…
Today I got to sleep in and boy was it nice. Of course, I was up by 8:00am and working on the computer. Today I was planning to work on the computer, do a little last minute shopping at the store,…
This morning we all came to work at the usual time. All except for Scott, who was several minutes late. The rule is if you are late then you have to wear one of the silly hats. Scott thought he was…
It's my last Sunday in McMurdo Station and I have the day off. Of course I woke up at 6:00am and couldn't go back to sleep. My roommate also woke up early and we both got dressed and spent the…
The first thing we did this morning was to check the floats. It appears that most of the foam sealant has cured. Bob then drilled a hole in each float. He then injected each float with "…
Once again SCINI is the star of the show. Today Stacy, Bob, and SCINI were on a webcast for the Exploratorium. The Exploratorium is a museum in San Francisco that believes that a museum should be a…
Stacy told us we could come in at 9:30am. Of course, Francois arrived at 7:30am, I arrived at 8:00am and Scott (the newest sick child) arrived about 9:15am. It's time to start returning everything…
I got to go out into the field today. I was so excited, especially because it was our last day. We packed up the Pisten Bully and Stacy, Scott, and Francois headed out to Cape Evans. I had to go…
Stacy and the team were going to Cape Evans today but she felt that I should stay in the lab and get another day of rest. I was understandably disappointed but I was also exhausted because I had…
I was at the Medical Center first thing this morning. In fact, they open at 7:30am and I was there before they unlocked the door. The hospital has two doctors and a dentist. If you get too sick or…