Monthly Archives: November 2004

An approaching storm – another typhoon?

Just a quick note here. A storm approaching a tropical depression is heading this way from the East. Below is a satellite photo of it approaching us – it's pretty big, no? http://www.prh.noaa.gov/guam/satellite.html Choose the satellite loop for Yap – … Continue reading

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Lorenzo, Me, and Medeqdeq

Lorenzo came over around 0600 on Saturday morning, and we took a hike up Mount Medeqdeq north of Colonia. Tropical mornings never cease to amaze me. I remember my first few trips to Honolulu when I lived in Hilo and … Continue reading

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Snorkeling in Mi’il Channel

This morning I awoke at 0530 to get ready for my first immersion in Yapese waters since my arrival two weeks ago. Those oceanography types reading this (and they're a lot of you) can retract that scolding finger right now … Continue reading

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New Friends

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Passage to Madrich

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The Work Ahead

The work that lies ahead is both exciting and daunting. I only have a month on Yap, and I'm trying to accomplish a lot in just a short time. Like any scientific work, one must be incredibly organized – snippets … Continue reading

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The 21st Century Peace Corps

Last night I attended a party at the assistant to the Attorney General's house, and met some Peace Corps volunteers. And I thought the Reagan or Bush Senior Administration had done away with the Corps, declaring their mission either completed or no … Continue reading

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