The second

Well, I am officially roommates with Kathy DeStefano again!  I am getting settled in at our new accommodations, the “Dolphin House.”  How fitting is that?  I think it is going to be a great place to live- plenty of room, clean, bright, close to the docks and stairs to the roof!  Too cool…    And of course we had another great day on the water.  It was cut short because foul weather was on the way, but not before everyone had a great swim with 3 spotteds, including Juliette (#12) and a calf!  Let me give you some background as to why this is exciting:  In October 2004, Kathy saw Juliette very pregnant!  When we returned in the summer of 2005, we were hoping to see Juliette with a calf.  While we occasionally saw her in the general vicinity of calves, we did not see her directly interacting with any of them.  The mortality rate for first calves is usually quite high, so we thought she must have lost the calf.  But, then, today, she was swimming quite close and consistently with a calf that looked to be between 1-2 years old!  We can’t conclude that this IS in fact her calf, but we’re definitely going to keep our eyes on it!    Time to get ready for a stormy night,  Kel