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Winter twilight (redux)

I needed to simply rest today and just get lost in this shot.   My hope is that it will also provide you with a moment’s rest!  17 more words


Preparing for Deployment

After 34 hours of plane rides, we arrived in Christchurch, New Zealand on November 21st. Our longest flight was from Dallas (where Gordon and I met up with Maggie) to Sydney, Australia, and clocked in at 17 hours. 290 more words

2016 Field Season

Holly's first update from the 2015 field season

The first three posts on this blog are from UMaine undergraduate Holly Thomas, who worked on our project in Antarctica last field season. Here’s her first update from the field! 839 more words

Air Travel

We're on the road - Day 1

We’re on the road !

To help set the mood, here’s a song with some tongue twisting Aussie place names. And yes, TRH (The Retired Husband) and I have been to many of them over the years…. 657 more words

Wellbeing Corner

".... that's Amarone"

Valpolicella Amarone has a quite a fan base. On the wine courses I run it is often mentioned as a favourite red wine and is bracketed with Argentinian Malbec, Australian Shiraz and Zinfandel as a ‘go to’ red for many people. 349 more words

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