My Blah Blah Blog - Archive for November, 2010

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Thanksgiving Disasters

Thanksgiving is a holiday I associate with disaster; my memory bank is loaded with images of Thanksgiving mishaps. I’m not quite sure why these bad things always happened, but maybe it was because people got so carried away with emotions triggered by the presence of all that family that they lost their …

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Going To Mars? In These Shoes?

I heard that NASA has plans to send astronauts to Mars—and leave them there. As in, forever. This brings to mind all kinds of burning questions. First of all, who’s going to want this gig? What astronaut will volunteer to leave our awesome (okay, somewhat flawed) planet for an indefinite period of …