Blog Posts Tagged "kite flying"

On to the next Site!

3rd June 2009

Well we’re on the move again. The JOIDES Resolution has left site U1337 for U1338. There are about 220 nautical miles to go, so we should arrive on site in about 20 hours.

Kitemaking 101, or "How I Learned to Make a Kite out of Dum-Dum Wrappers"

I have never made a kite before. I can count on the fingers of one hand the number of times I’ve flown a kite. I do like the Mary Poppins song “Let’s Go Fly a Kite,” though, and although I don’t have tuppence for paper and string, I do have the Internet, a garbage bag and about four dozen Dum-Dum lollipop wrappers!

Pirates off Western Australia

Happy International Talk Like a Pirate Day! It's amazing how the JR gives me a constant reminder to really appreciate and enjoy the little things in life. :)