Daily Dream: Unrealistic Astronaut Aspirations

Today marks the anniversary of the first US space walk by Ed White in 1965. While I wasn’t alive for this special moment in history, as a youngster, I participated in an equally monumental event…the debut of the movie Space Camp.  I knew instantly, upon watching Andie and Rudy deal successfully with their accidental launch into orbit, […]

A Fanny Pack that isn’t hideous?? Impossible.

My mom and I try to take at least one substantial trip a year together.  My mom loves to buy us matching bags before we leave for the trips.  One year she bought us these: And another year she got truly hideous HUGE old school black fanny packs from Walmart.   She fell in love […]

Minimize by Manateeing…

For the past few months, I’ve been trying to lose weight.  Recently, I decided I will stop dieting and instead take a trip down to Crystal Springs to frolick with the manatees.  Swimming next to a thirteen hundred pound sea cow has to make a girl feel small, right?!? In all seriousness, I once had […]