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  • My Name Went to the Moon

    My Name Went to the Moon

    Two years ago doesn’t seem like a long time ago when my name took a trip to Mars aboard the Mars rover Perseverance. This time, my name went off on another space adventure on a trip around the Moon aboard the Artemis I. Now that leaves Jupiter, Venus, Mercury, Saturn, Pluto, Uranus, and Neptune as […]

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  • My Name Went to Mars

    My Name Went to Mars

    The thought of traveling into space sounds both thrilling and frightening. But the idea of sending your name on a space flight to Mars aboard NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover is pretty exciting. That is how it all started. In 2019, NASA was looking for people to sign up to send their full name aboard their […]

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  • I Feel The Same Way Too!
  • Team Kendra Little

    I knew Kendra Little as far back as 1992. Both my family and other families in neighboring neighborhoods we knew were friends with the Little family. Most of my ’90s memories with the Little kids – Kendra, her older brother, and her sister, were the summers of swimming in our neighborhood pools and playing both […]

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  • It’s not often you see a winter storm named after you. But it happened today, which means I can scratch off “Having a storm named after you” off my bucket list.

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  • When writing “A More Supportive World for Women,” I wasn’t expecting the blog post to attract attention. However, my post did catch the eye of New York-based Women You Should Know, or WYSK for short. Within months leadership at Women You Should Know was in contact with me via email. At first, I was hesitant […]

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  • A More Supportive World for All Women

    Did you ever wake up one morning thinking about something you wish would change dramatically in this world? I know I have as of lately. I’ve had something on my mind that I’ve held pretty close to myself since my middle school years.

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  • Growing up in Charbonneau (just outside of Wilsonville, Oregon) was one of the happiest and most memorable times of my childhood in the 1990s. The carefree, innocent summer days of swimming at the community pool and going on bike rides down to the community convenience store are the memories one wishes to relive once again. […]

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  • Less than a year ago, I stumbled upon the fascinating 1977 Charles and Ray Eames short film Powers of Ten. The opening shot states that Powers of Ten is “a film dealing with the relative size of things in the universe and the effect of adding another zero.” It starts with a couple enjoying a picnic […]

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