Into the Deep Freeze (Hoosh excerpt)

McMurdo Station winter of 1956

"Into the Deep Freeze" from Alimentum: The workload during the first Deep Freeze winter was stressful, not least on a poor second-class Navy cook who had not been psychologically screened for the demands of months of Antarctic darkness. Symptoms … [Continue reading]

March Madness (Essay)

March Madness (Jason Anthony / The Smart Set)

"March Madness" from The Smart Set: I’ve never felt the blustery crepuscule of an Antarctic March, never awaited the long Antarctic night. Plenty of people do, wintering as part of smaller, quieter communities hunkered down without interruptions … [Continue reading]