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August 3, 2007

Yesterday, I ate the last bagel and flat bread.  I am also out of mangoes.  I still have three limes, two oranges and three apples.  They won’t last much longer.  I have been at sea for almost a month now.  After the fruit is gone, I will be eating freeze-dried foods of the Mountain House brand.  I may catch fish like mahi mahi in the warmer waters that are southwest.  For now I am not seeing any fish. 

The sea is fairly calm.  The sky is clear.  I washed and did the laundry yesterday.  I rowed without my shirt for a couple hours and now I have mild sunburn.  It is another bright, sunny morning.

If you look to the right, the red dot shows roughly where I am.

A ship passed by yesterday.  I asked them if they could see me on their radar and they said no.  I could not see them on my radar either.  We checked the radar equipment in early June, but something is not right.  Fortunately I have other radar equipment.  It may be the best that I can do.

*Entry adapted for grades 5-8 by Andrea Rogers

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