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More Waiting: January 12-14, 2015

14 Jan 2015, 09:30 UTC
More Waiting: January 12-14, 2015
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I'm trying blogging via email, so we'll see if this works.

Monday morning I woke up to a call from the SuperGroom team. At that
point, the Basler was planned to come to the South Pole and then,
depending on how long it took and the weather, continue on with Sean,
Dana, and I to SuperTIGER. We assured them that we were ready to go,
but reminded them that the weather looked questionable in the
afternoon and that we still hadn't gotten a Herc flight in with the
last bits of camp cargo that we needed. We went over to the carpentry
shop to ask for a couple more pieces of wood, and then walked into the
station to warm up. We sat around in the galley for a while and then
decided to go watch a movie. By the time we had a movie picked out,
we got paged for another call from the groom team and I went outside
and talked to James for a while. At this point, we found out that the
Basler was not coming to the Pole at all that day. By that point it
was almost lunch, so we ate and then returned ...

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