Living that Conference-Wife Life

I've spent the last few days at a extravagantly lovely resort in Central Florida. Not because I found myself in need of warmer weather, but accompanying my rocket-scientist husband to a large technology conference: SciTech. This isn't my first rodeo. We married when my husband was in grad school, and literally came back from our …

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JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) Tour

I love to tag along when my husband, Jonathan, the rocket scientist, gives a tour of JPL, where he works. Yes, there are the super cool models of spacecraft through the years: Explorer 1, Cassini , and rovers like Spirit and Opportunity, and Curiosity, the surreal places like the Deep Space Network mission control room and the Spacecraft …

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The California ScienCenter

One reason I do not qualify as particularly adventurous is because adventure, by definition, means you don’t know what’s going to happen next. And I like knowing what’s going to happen next. I like routine, “normal”, expected activities. I would rather avoid the stress of trying something new and all the unknowns that come along …

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Partial Solar Eclipse of August 2017

Isn’t astronomy an exciting science? There is so much wow-factor in the celestial: planets with rings and moons and all kinds of colors, comets, meteor showers (a.k.a. shooting stars--I mean, let’s not let such a lovely, whimsical name go to waste for the sake of being accurate!), constellations, mysteries like black holes, and spectacular events …

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