Monthly Archives: October 2014

Egg Whacker

Also known as a toque ouef, egg topper, or probably some other names – it’s a silly kitchen tool for putting a circular hole in the top of a soft boiled egg. The cup end is set on the top … Continue reading

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Snow

There’s so much snow¬†around here that it sometimes can escape notice, but that’s not been the situation for the last few weeks. Early on a Sunday morning nearly four weeks ago, we had a problem with the Rodwell pump. So … Continue reading

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Freshies!

Our third plane in brought a few flats of fruit in from South America – pears, apples, and oranges. We each got to pick one piece, a very nice treat at the end of a long day!

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Turner’s Cube

Recently, I had a good excuse to finally make a “turner’s cube”. It’s a project where the end product serves little purpose, except maybe holding down papers, but where the process can be a good learning experience. The first step … Continue reading

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New Arrival

The last few weeks here at South Pole have been somewhat hectic. In the midst of the other goings-on, we met our first outsiders in 8 months on Wednesday.

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Goggles

Today, it got bright and windy enough to justify switching back to the tinted lenses. Feels much more like summer out!

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