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Having had quite enough of winter, yak tracs, frozen garage doors, ice dams, single lane roads and sub freezing tempertures we decided to leave a day early and get outta town and head to warmer climes. Drove around NYC on the Merritt Parkway to the New Jersey Turnpike. Made it as far as Richmond Virginia and heavy commuter traffic around DC and Richmond before stopping for the ...
Went to a marine academy. half class did marine survey. had to identify a specific marine specie or aspect that was found at the bottom of the pool. record data on dive slate. the other half of the class had to practice using lifejacket and survival suit.
First built a good snow base shaped as a U. then found a bamboo forest, took all the fallen or dead ones. used those to make the backbone and roof of the fort. then kept piling snow blocks all over the roof. Dug the inside slowly, leaving enough wall space.
For part of our scientific log we need to have the skill to draw, sketch and paint animals, organisms, ocean, islands and parts of the boat. Today we practiced a little bit. Started with blind contour lines: draw something without looking at your sketch, you just keep looking at the object and ...
... GPS passed 50 miles a couple of blocks before we got to the hotel.
Well, after that there's not too much to report; we had some cookies and lemonade to celebrate, cleaned off, changed, and went out to dinner, but we were pretty tired out. We eventually summoned the energy to go for an evening walk, and have some "Back Door Donuts" (yes, that's a thing; they actually are served through the back door of the bakery), before passing out.
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