What I’ve Been Up To, July 2016, part 1

Let’s move on to July, shall we? Because it will soon be September and I’m behind again. Here’s our Miss Willow, back on July 1 – she is still doing very well. Behind her, sadly, Larry Wilmore. I’m pretty bummed about the cancellation of The Nightly Show. I think it was a really important voice to have right now, and … Continue Reading →


A special JWST moment

I have a veritable ton of photos to share of JWST because it has been a hugely eventful spring with much of the construction of the actual telescope part of it coming together right here. Some of the photos I’ve been posting in my little reports of what I get up to each month. But this one is special so … Continue Reading →


John Barrowman Visit

Here’s a cool work thing that happened recently. So sometimes talk to tour and other groups about JWST by our cleanroom window. A volunteer was needed for some AwesomeCon people, so I said I would take that tour, since my co-workers and I were doing an AwesomeCon panel on JWST. And I figured it would just be a group of … Continue Reading →


What I’ve Been Up To, June, part 3

I fed Kevin and Jenna’s cats for a few weeks while they were on vacation – here’s Raoul: On this particular day I wasn’t feeling great so I took a day off. I got some relaxing in with Willow: Then she helped me change some guitar strings. Love this Gretsch. My fav guitar to play: We met Alicia, my oldest … Continue Reading →


On meeting Bill Nye the Science Guy and Robert Picardo

Here’s a really cool thing I got to do at work. My co-worker Laura was organizing a visit by Bill Nye the Science Guy to visit Goddard and do an interview with Amber, one of our scientists. I agreed to help her out for the day, since these visits are often a lot of work and logistics, and it’s good … Continue Reading →


Fort Fred and my Outlander Gown

I never posted this here, but I finished my Outlander “The Gathering” costume and wore it at Fort Fred to get some photos! You can read the full blog over here on my costume site: http://costumersguide.blogspot.com/2016/05/outlander-gathering-gown.html


Guest blog update!

My next travel blog about northern Norway is up! The full thing was split into three parts – this first was on my friends’ hometown of Alta. This one is about Hammerfest, and the last part is about Berlevåg! Part 1: http://norwaytraveller.com/finnmark-tour-alta/ Part 2: http://norwaytraveller.com/finnmark-tour-hammerfest/ Part 3: http://norwaytraveller.com/finnmark-tour-berlevag/