It’s a good day at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre when…

  1. There are not too many dishes to be washed.
  2. You can understand the Canadian, Newfoundland, Scottish, Irish, British, and French accents.
  3. You are no longer considered a “nut-job” for being a volunteer dishwasher.
  4. CNSC staff share their Tuck Tape for repairing your clothing.
  5. There are chocolate chip cookies or brownies for dessert.
  6. You don’t fall in a pond and get a “booter” or your jeans wet to way past your waist!
  7. You can get a ride to town on your day off instead of being stalked by bears while walking.
  8. The sun is shining, the wind is blowing, and the storms have all passed.
  9. The wind is blowing and there are no mosquitoes.
  10. You have more freckles on your arms than mosquito bites.
  11. It’s calm and the mosquito swarm can’t carry you away.
  12. You can kill two mosquitoes on every swat.
  13. You have a bug hat and 100% DEET when there are mosquitoes.
  14. There are fewer mosquitoes inside than outside.
  15. It’s cold and the mosquitoes are DEAD.
  16. A researcher asks you to join them in the field.
  17. A polar bear is sighted.
  18. The researcher is afraid of bears and lets you run ahead of them (you don’t want to be last).
  19. The polar bear doesn’t eat you because you are too slow.
  20. You have a day off and the bears want to pose for photos.
  21. You don’t have to room with a snorer.
  22. Researchers take showers! (Though not showering is built in mosquito repellant!)
  23. The Aurora Borealis is out – and you are up at 1am to see it.
  24. You can find a place to plug in your laptop.
  25. Your flight to Winnipeg is confirmed…

About rkcaton

We like to travel and even spent nine years roaming around North America in a 40 foot motorhome. We're now back in a home in Washington state roaming by car, air, and boat.
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