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Blood Journey

I just got a notification from the Red Cross Blood Donor app that my blood has been sent to Cleveland Clinic. This is so cool! If you make an appointment to donate through the Blood Donor app, it will track … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party 2017

Rough estimates put attendance at 3,000+. We were expecting maybe a little over 1,000… So, our plans for this event were shot away. Enough people had shown up far enough in advance the library couldn’t even set up two of … Continue reading

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Near Perfect Rain

Spent a little time outside today in the nice warm-ish rain. :) Mmmm

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That was AWESOME!

I just got home from giving a talk on eclipses for Ann Arbor’s Nerd Nite! It was fantastic! I had so much fun! Even with the slide show changing the slides on me on an inaccurate timer. LOVED presenting! Thank … Continue reading

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Motel 6

Stayed at a motel 6 last night. Not sure it was better than the camp ground. Just finished washing it off the girls and I.

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Missed Free Book

I have a free book from Shutterfly, the code for which ends today at midnight PDT. I TRIED *SO* hard, but I can’t get it done in time. I picked out the book theme, and went and found a bunch … Continue reading

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I loathe Summer

Summer is awful. I despise Summer. I loathe Summer. I’m glad so many of you are out there enjoying it. I truly am. Someone should, so it’s not just a waste of a season. But, I’m not one of you. … Continue reading

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Not me…

Saw U of M tours being given today, and I was sad. Sad because it won’t be me (taking a tour of the University). :( At least, not this year, it seems. Oddly enough, last night I had one of … Continue reading

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:’(

When doctors or their forms ask if there’s any history of cancer in my family, I scoff and say “My family IS the history of cancer!” Apparently that applies to those who marry in too. Second Uncle in 7 months … Continue reading

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What Galileo Likely Saw – Moons Around Jupiter

I can not believe I haven’t shared this video of Jupiter being orbited by its 4 largest moons yet. I will do so now, as it’s extremely relevant to my planet viewing event next Friday! The dramatic music really does … Continue reading

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