SEA Currents: gap year
December 22, 2020
Goodnight Mama Cramer
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.”
December 20, 2020
Adjusting to the Cramer
Our first morning anchored at the Dry Tortugas has been very busy.
December 19, 2020
Since getting on the ship, I have kept a running list of every single song I have had stuck in my head.
December 18, 2020
Sign of the Gybes
The last almost-month on the Cramer has definitely been one for the books.
December 17, 2020
“Be where your feet are”
This week has been literally filled with light: falling stars, lightning, bioluminescence, and the steadily increasing illumination of the menorah.
December 16, 2020
Bloodbath on the Cramer
As we enter our final week at sea, a number of shipmates have been lost.
December 15, 2020
Ramblings of a wind whipped mind
Hello!! It’s been 22 days on board and my conclusion is that time travels unbelievably weirdly here.
December 14, 2020
Dawn Watch Brain
It’s one of the dark days.
December 13, 2020
What we’ve learned from setting the jib
Beneath where the lines and masts join to trace the moon’s crescent, we begin our work.
December 12, 2020
Reflections of a Seasick Sailor
“It’s like you’re afraid you’re going to die, and then you’re afraid that you won’t.”