Monthly Archives: February 2012

Mission Night

THIS is what I’m here for. This is what pays for all of us to come and enjoy Kwaj. Vandenberg launched a Minuteman III as a test (Google it for more info) and my fellow meteorologists and I provided weather … Continue reading

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Octopus Dive

Last night I went on a night dive at Emon Beach and saw not one but TWO octopuses! Other highlights include seeing one of the red carpet anemones ball up (first time I’d seen that, it was pretty awesome) and … Continue reading

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A Bird’s Eye View (aka My First Chopper Ride)

This morning I had the pleasure of accompanying one of the weather station technicians on a brief trip to Gagan, an island on the northeast side of the atoll, not far south of Roi-Namur. The big reason I wanted to … Continue reading

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So Much To Do, So Little Time…

It’s hard for me to believe sometimes that I’ve been on Kwaj for over 6 months. A week from Sunday I’ll actually be at my 7-month mark. How time flies! Other than keeping busy at work, I have been able … Continue reading

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Dewaruci

One of the perks of living on Kwaj is seeing interesting ships and aircraft stop in from around the world. The Indonesian Navy tall ship Dewaruci recently arrived (see photo, below), and today the crew marched through the street of … Continue reading

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