Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Condition 1


Last night at 0300~0500 we had our first proper Condition 1 storm of the winter. Everyone was required to stay in place indoors due to blowing debris and limited visibility in 60 knot winds. Above, SAR team practices putting out the Con 1 ropes earlier in the season.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Today's Dinner Menu (average options)

Mains: Pork Loin with Sundried Tomatoes and Feta
Seared Salmon with Pineapple Sauce
Black Bean Rice Cakes
Sides: 7 Grain Rolls
Fresh Baked Oat-Sunflower Bread
Mashed Potatoes
Brocolli
Sweet Corn and Ham stew
Cold Salads: Marinated Beet Salad
Trailmix Quinoa
Sweet Chili Salmon
Mediterranean Couscous
Dessert: Lemon Jello
Canned Peaches
Vanilla and Chocolate Softserve Icecream with toppings
Vanilla Wafer Pudding
Apple Walnut Bars
Half-and-Half Bars
Sandwich Bar with ham, turkey, 3 cheeses, hummous, cranberry hummous, and dressings
Leftover Fridge - leftovers from past 3 days of meals
Drinks: Water
Milk - whole, skim, soy
Juice - apple, orange, apple-passionfruit, grape, cranberry, grapefruit
Lemonade, Limeade, Kiwi fruit drink, Ice Tea
Coffee
Tea - 14 varieties available

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Tractor Falls through Snow Cover into Buried old South Pole Station
















A little oopsy from this summer. Many hours and much blushing later, the tractor was extracted.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Midwinter Polar Plunge


Winter solstice. Months of darkness. - 20 degrees ambient, -40 degrees windchill, 29 degree seawater with bits of ice floating on top.

Submissions for 2010 Yearbook Cover, by MacTown residents