A Happy Thanksgiving On The Summit

2015-11-26 22:17:36.000 – Ryan Knapp, Weather Observer/Staff Meteorologist


Mount Washington Observatory is a manned weather station that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We work in two crews for eight days at a time, swapping out every Wednesday (typically). This all means that regardless of holidays, one crew will be up here manning operations and observing the weather. This year’s crew, Kaitlyn, Mike D, Andrew, and myself had an enjoyable Thanksgiving. And while it is hard to be away from family and friends for the holidays, we always make the best of it with our summit equivalent of a family. We all chipped in and contributed a portion of tonight’s meal all the while enjoying each others company. Here are some pictures documenting our Thanksgiving Dinner:
Thanksgiving table settingThe table setting for tonight’s Thanksgiving Dinner
Mike Dorfman carving tonight's turkeyMike D carving tonight’s turkey
Mike Dorfman, Kaitlyn, Andrew, and Ryan sitting down for Thanksgiving dinnerThe crew sitting down for dinner and sharing what they’re thankful for
Mike Dorfman, Kaitlyn, and Andrew dishing up Thanksgiving dinnerThe crew passing around their contributions to tonight’s Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving dinner on the summitThanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving desserts on the summitThanksgiving Dessert
We hope everyone had an enjoyable day and Happy Thanksgiving from the entire summit crew.


Ryan Knapp, Weather Observer/Staff Meteorologist

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