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Time Enough Already

Daylight savings time. An extra hour of sunlight. Where? For what? What are you going to do with an hour? Personally, I don’t have any windows at my office, tethered in my cubicle. Who cares? Sunlight is a luxury left […]

Time Enough Already

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Daylight savings time. An extra hour of sunlight. Where? For what? What are you going to do with an hour? Personally, I don’t have any windows at my office, tethered in my cubicle. Who cares? Sunlight is a luxury left […]

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Reflecting on the Ice

“It’s not that I don’t like people. It’s just that I don’t like being around them all the time.” Boston Bill, contract electrician, McMurdo Station, Antarctica How different it is. No driving

Do contract employees in Antarctica dream of electric blankets?

They don’t advertise for contractors in Antarctica. That’s what I was: ex-technician, ex-contractor, ex-patriot … Wait a nanosecond, they do advertise for contractors in Antarctica. New Climate, recreational facilities, the chance

Antarctica: The Older Gentleman and the Ross Sea

Bring up the subject of global warming and you’re sure to get a heated debate. Not exactly an icebreaker. Consider “Do Antarcticans Dream of Electric Penguins?” A nod to PKD. Or:

Fear and loathing in Antarctica

About this time I’ve given up fantasizing that the harsh volcanic hills of black gravel, pocked rock and boulders are covered with trees. There are no trees. How nice

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