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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! Advertisements

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Arches

  Much of the food and fuel we burn here at South Pole is stored in “the arches”. These are essentially big arched steel structures, which are now buried under the snow next to the elevated station. There are four arches; the … Continue reading

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Food Repair

One unfortunate aspect of life at the South Pole is that most of our food is either frozen, or comes from the limited range of plants we can grow in the hydroponic greenhouse. Our cooks do an awesome job of turning the resources available into … Continue reading

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Midwinter Celebration

We celebrated Midwinter at the end of last week, starting with a showing of The Shining in the gym on Friday night and followed by a Saturday brunch, midwinter gifts from our colleagues up North, a big fancy dinner, and … Continue reading

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Easter

It’s been a busy, but fun, two-day weekend with some surprise work problems, a fancy birthday party on Saturday, anonymously distributed Easter baskets Sunday AM, and a big volunteer-cooked brunch later in the day. So, I’ve spent much of the last few … Continue reading

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Sunset

Repeating my mistake from Thanksgiving, or maybe it was Christmas, I didn’t take many photos of sunset or our sunset meal. Here’s the sun, as seen though our generator exhaust contrail: We had the choice of a few different mains … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner

Christmas dinner down here is a tradition that folks look forward to; aside from the sunset dinner, it’s probably the biggest culinary event of the year, but you’ve gotta stick around for the whole winter to enjoy that. Stay tuned. … Continue reading

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