I had a comment asking what it's like coming and going from Midway. I've been going back and forth for about 6 years now, so I'm used to it and don't get culture shock either way anymore. It's like anywhere you live though, you need to get away to revive your appreciation. That works both ways. I appreciate the mainland more for its conveniences, friends, and social activities, but I also appreciate Midway each time I come back for the simpler beauty, lack of crime, traffic, and politics.
It's been mostly sunny this week and seems like it's warming up for summer. There are ducklings all over, and the albatross chicks are getting bigger. A lot of the birds are laying eggs right now, Great frigatebirds, Red-footed boobies, Red-tailed tropicbirds, White terns, and Gray-backed terns so far. Although we're all very busy around here, it's just normal work, so I won't bore you with the details. Here are some pics.