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Captain's log: A Sunday tradition

A classic breakfast to help keep time, then back to work
  • Aug 23, 2014
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Preparing to offload the Canadian Hydrographic Service survey launch Gannet from the deck of the Laurier Expand Image
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August 24, 2014, 13:00 Mountain Standard Time
Eggs Benedict was served for breakfast this morning, which means it’s Sunday. It’s easy to lose track of the time here, but that standing tradition is a ritual that keeps weekly calendars aligned in the most delicious way.

Slight winds, warm weather and rippled waves are expected. The helicopter and survey launches were dispatched immediately after breakfast, and the conditions helped us complete navigational operations by mid-day. This is a good day to catch up on paperwork, which, even this far away from shore, you can never outrun.

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