International Space Station Expedition 37 Flight Engineer Karen Nyberg of NASA, a lifelong lover of sewing, is inviting fellow crafters to join her in stitching together a global community space quilt. Full article
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1. When I was in first grade I slipped in the bathtub and had to get stitches to close up the big cut on my face. Despite my mother insisting a plastic surgeon fix it, I still have a scar because I spent the summer at the pool. She claims my perpetual goggle wearing stretched the scar out. 2. Sailor Jerrys is my favorite rum because it was in the first drink I ever ordered at a bar. The whole affair was rather awkward but I feel very sentimental about it now. 3. I started this tumblr almost three years ago because I received a nice camera as a birthday present. 4. I am extremely happy whenever I have dirt on me. 5. My grandpa taught me how to crochet when I was a child. So long ago I don’t exactly remember when. 6. There are at least 10 boxes that I still haven’t unpacked from my move two months ago. 7. A coworker recently told me I was a champ. 8. I am my own worst critic. 9. I don’t know what I want to be when I grow up. 10. My leatherman multitool was a gift from a guy I barely knew. I think I value it all the more for that.
For the next week my lab group and I will be dropping, dismembering, and
measuring trees every which way at the 2013 Tree Biomechanics Research Week
at the Davey Research Farm. The coolest part is that there are over 10
other research teams here too, conducting their own research and
collaborating on projects. I’ll be posting photos of our activities all