I’m a tinker now

The sun here, in New Zealand, in the best of circumstances, is intense. After a year in Antarctica, it is damn near unbearable. Even Joe the Dego is sunburned. “Is this what it feels like to be Irish!?!?”  Yes, yes it is. Perpetually sunburned. And he had a beer in his hand. It was like a … More I’m a tinker now

Pole closing update.

South Pole is closing. The season is ending. Temperatures are dropping. Rumor around the water cooler is that tomorrow may be the last nice day for a while. Word is -80s are coming. -80F is too cold for flights to land. I’m either out of here tomorrow or Thursday. I’ve handed over my keys to … More Pole closing update.