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December 22, 2020

Goodnight Mama Cramer

Katie McKenna, A Watch, Williams College

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During a recent watch meeting, Olivia, our assistant scientist, thoughtfully said, “Mama C can either rock you to sleep or throw you out of your bunk.”

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December 20, 2020

Adjusting to the Cramer

Caroline O'Connor, C Watch, Columbia University

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Our first morning anchored at the Dry Tortugas has been very busy.

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December 19, 2020

Finding Kokomo

Megan Dear, C Watch, Mount Holyoke College

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Since getting on the ship, I have kept a running list of every single song I have had stuck in my head.

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December 18, 2020

Sign of the Gybes

Lena Albert, A Watch, Unity College

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The last almost-month on the Cramer has definitely been one for the books.

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December 17, 2020

“Be where your feet are”

Sylvia Sage Holland, A Watch, Wellesley College

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This week has been literally filled with light: falling stars, lightning, bioluminescence, and the steadily increasing illumination of the menorah.

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December 16, 2020

Bloodbath on the Cramer

Schuyler Luthy, C Watch, Colorado College

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As we enter our final week at sea, a number of shipmates have been lost.

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December 15, 2020

Ramblings of a wind whipped mind

Grace Evans, C Watch, Colorado College

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Hello!! It’s been 22 days on board and my conclusion is that time travels unbelievably weirdly here.

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December 14, 2020

Dawn Watch Brain

Sarah Hutchinson, B Watch, Dartmouth College

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It’s one of the dark days.

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December 13, 2020

What we’ve learned from setting the jib

Emma Stout, B Watch, Tufts University

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Beneath where the lines and masts join to trace the moon’s crescent, we begin our work.

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December 12, 2020

Reflections of a Seasick Sailor

Daniel Ethan Bernas Basa, A Watch, Eckerd College

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“It’s like you’re afraid you’re going to die, and then you’re afraid that you won’t.”

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