Today is the first scheduled day off since we’ve been here. We had a lovely brunch that our GA whipped together so the chef could have the morning off.
The recent storm cancelled all Herc flights until after the ‘drop dead’ date for the helos, so science is essentially cancelled for the season. Most of the beakers will be leaving on the next available flight. Normally that would be Monday, but since there is a big football game [Sunday for the states], it is widely known that all Guard planes will be down for ‘mechanical failure’ whenever a big game is on TV.
So the anticipated 10 week field season with a main and satellite camp has been turned into a 3 week trip out to the partial main camp.