Ahoy! I'm writing to you from the mouth of Yakutat Bay where we have been greeted by bright blue skies, marshmallow clouds, far off glaciers and mountains so beautiful it's hard to believe they are real! Hubbard Glacier is in view as well as Mt. St. Elias, the third highest peak in N. America!
We are deploying OBS's again so we mainly get to hang out and enjoy the view, mixed with a little bit of working the crane and dropping those suckers off. Until I get some pictures of the fantastic views, I thought I'd give a little taste of life aboard the ship.
Here's my "rack," where I sleep:
Here is where I work for most of my shifts. Looks pretty official:
This is the science crew talking about science! We're so smart:
And this is how we roll when playing Yahtzee! (trademark):