Why Mars Matters – the NASA Mars Day Social

Photo from NASA Mars Day

On August 18, 2016, a small group of NASA Social attendees (me included!) were treated to a day-long event in New Orleans, Louisiana and in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi to celebrate our nation’s Journey to Mars. Billed as NASA Mars Day, the event showcased all […]

Part 2: What to See and Do in Lisbon and Beyond

Lisbon's Commerce Square

There are so many great neighborhoods to explore in Lisbon. And, as I cover in my first post, so many great places to eat along the way. The guidebooks all offer walking tour itineraries that are pretty spot-on. These are a few of the places […]

Boston’s Memorial Day Flag Garden

Boston Common Memorial Day Flag Garden

Every Memorial Day Weekend since 2009, a pretty great tradition goes on display on the Boston Common. Hundreds of volunteers plant 37,000 American flags – one flag for every Massachusetts fallen soldier since the Revolutionary War – in a “flag garden” that remains for the duration of […]

New Book from We Report Space

We Report Space

Super short post to share some awesome news. Some of my SpaceX CRS-3 NASA Social photography was included in an excellent new book called We Report Space. The full-color book documents Florida launches starting from March 2014 through December 2015 and many contributors to the […]

Life with An Old Rescue Dog, One Month In

Brooke the dog laying on a blanket

Adopting a new dog is never easy. There are new routines to establish and new behaviors to be taught (and oftentimes old behaviors to undo). Many dog rescuers will lament that adopters always seem to want puppies and that a mama dog will stay behind […]