Mornings are the best time of the day at field camp…at least for those who can wake up. Breakfast is served promptly at 7:00 so most people wander into the barn some time between 6:45 and 7:00. (Last year people were wandering in some time before 8:00 when we have discussions). Between 5:30 and 6:00, almost no one is awake, the Pioneers are glowing in the west, and the birds are out (and some farmer’s freaking dog that needed a muzzle). It the best time to get laundry done or a shower. The professors (at least Paul) are awake, Cathy’s cooking breakfast, and the coffee is on.
Breakfast’s are great. There is always cold cereal, yoghurt, instant oatmeal for the oddballs. But there is always something hot like French toast, eggs, coffee cake, sweet rolls.
Today, more running around the glacial terrain near