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weather and bugs

We’ve been having the most fascinating weather in the D.C. area this summer. In the spring and early June it rained all the time. The rain stopped just in time for the Folklife Festival, a two-week outdoor Smithsonian event that … Continue reading

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seasons

Several people have asked if it was strange coming back from the Bering Sea, where I considered 35 degrees Fahrenheit to be seriously balmy, to D.C., where it’s 88 degrees right now. The answer is, actually, no. The majority of … Continue reading

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shadows on the ice

Here’s another picture from that same day when I sat reading outside the bridge. It was really sunny!

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warm in the bering sea

The other day we stopped next to a big piece of ice for a few hours. It was a sunny day, 35 degrees and not particularly windy. The sun was on the side of the ship away from the wind, … Continue reading

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uhhhhh…*minus* 13?

Want to follow along with the ship before I get to it? There’s a teacher on the ship now. Here’s her journal. I talked to one technician who’s on both the current cruise and my cruise, but I think most … Continue reading

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