Meanwhile… on the surface of Mars…

Meanwhile… on the surface of Mars…

On June 27, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) in orbit around Mars (duh) took a photo of the Mars Curiosity Rover *on the surface of Mars*! Here’s the link to the NASA photo page where you can download the “full-size” image and zoom in on the...
First day…

First day…

It’s interesting how the “first day” at a new job brings back memories of the “first day of school” used to. There’s a combination of excitement and uncertainty. I just started a new chapter in my professional career yesterday,...
New COSMOS trailer

New COSMOS trailer

Select full-screen and 1080p HD… trust me, you’ll want to watch it that way. I can’t wait for this in 2014! Should be spectacular!! UPDATE: I ended up being rather disappointed at the content, which strayed far from the intent of the original COSMOS...
The End

The End

2 years ago, today, STS-135 touched down at the Kennedy Space Center, wrapping up not only that mission, but the 30 years of the Space Shuttle Program. We are still waiting for the follow-on program. The short-sightedness of the current political environment and the...
Lifetime Companion Dog Training

Lifetime Companion Dog Training

Our dog trainer and friend, Ginny, has started her own company – Lifetime Companion Dog Training – here in Austin. She’s awesome, of course, and has done really great things for Pippa and Kate. I’ve been helping her get started by working...
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