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NASAs Opportunity Rover is fighting for its life in a Martian dust storm

NASAs Opportunity Rover is fighting for its life in a Martian dust storm It’s true. NASA’s Opportunity rover (aka “Oppy”) is hunkered down under the heaviest part of the worst Martian dust storm seen since before the rovers landed. I … Continue reading

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Closed

I am no longer a land owner! Only one home for my children and I! I have also (finally) given notice at work. 3 weeks from tomorrow should be my last day. It’s time to get excited!!! School, I’m a-comin’!

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Closing Date

Did I mention yet that I have a closing date on the house? This Thursday. This past Thursday my realtor let me know. I was very happy! On Friday I started to feel excitement for school bubble in the bottom … Continue reading

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Mars: Did You Know? #4

The U.S. just launched a new mission to Mars. As in JUST launched. It successfully took off shortly after 7 am (EDT) on Saturday, May 5th from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California! It’s a lander (not a rover) called Insight. … Continue reading

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Mars: Did You Know? #3

While the USA was first to successfully fly by and image Mars (Mariner 4) in 1964, the former USSR was the first to both successfully orbit Mars and successfully land on Mars (Mars 3 Orbiter/Lander) in 1971! I bet you … Continue reading

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Timeline of the demise of my future

- 2018 – March 12: Close on new condo. Drywall repairers at house. March 13: Drywall repairers spot paint with attempt (and spectacular fail) to color match, and attempt (and again fail) to cleanup. Move all currently boxed and binned … Continue reading

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I So Want to Be Here

Yesterday I went to orientation for MEDPREP. I *SO* want to be here. :( Last night I had normal (for me) dreams. I like my dreams. If only I could get back to this everyday. Side Note (because I keep … Continue reading

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Mars: Did You Know? #2

Mars is half the diameter of Earth, but both planets have the same amount of dry land. (Yes, it’s a coincidence.) How Big Is Mars

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The sunset room is gone…

The last knife in my gut. We’ve been erased. Hopefully that knife will cut the cord weighing me down so heavily with the past. I need to be able to move on. I like it here. I want to be … Continue reading

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Mars: Did You Know? #1

While Curiosity celebrated being on Mars for 2000 sols (Martian days) on March 22, I think it’s cooler that Curiosity celebrated being on Mars for 3 Martian years on March 26! Extra Credit: It is currently year 34 on Mars. … Continue reading

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