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Chris Hadfield Part Deux – The Face-to-Face Interview!

Herein lies an example of the speed of life. It’s rocket speed. (Yup. I’m punning. Pashaw.) I met and interviewed Chris Hadfield face-to-face on the morning of October 18th, 2014. At the time, on the day, I was riveted, inspired, terrified and thrilled. At the time, on the day, I was determined to go home,… Continue reading Chris Hadfield Part Deux – The Face-to-Face Interview!

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2014 Carry-Overs

*This post is Rated SV - for swearing and vulnerability* I've been writing this post in my head for weeks now. Finally sitting down and whipping out my balls so I can write it - type it - out of me. 2014 was a year I can't label as any one word. But some words… Continue reading 2014 Carry-Overs

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Interview with Kurt Sasso from Two Geeks Talking!

Lucky Kurt Sasso, the 'geek' (and I say this with full respect and joy!) in Two Geeks Talking, a entertainment industry blog/podcast show - he got to interview me a few days before my initial interview with Chris Hadfield! In all my nervous glory, Kurt and I did a Skype interview late one evening. We… Continue reading Interview with Kurt Sasso from Two Geeks Talking!

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And the Winner is! Winner of a Signed Copy of Hadfield’s ‘You Are Here’! Announced!

An out-of-this-world thank you to all those who read my blog about my interview with Chris Hadfield, and also to those who answered my contest question: Tell me the first book you remember reading that changed your life in some way. Give me the title and a line or two about how it affected your… Continue reading And the Winner is! Winner of a Signed Copy of Hadfield’s ‘You Are Here’! Announced!

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My Interview With ‘Writer’ Chris Hadfield (WITH A BOOK GIVE AWAY!)

(Original commissioned artwork by Windsor artist Corey Futko. Thank you Corey! I love, love, love it!!) The call took place at 9:00am Thursday, August 7th, 2014. (My deepest apologies for keeping you all hanging on your stars for it! Gah! #busymom!) Here’s how I was before the interview…so you can get a sense of what… Continue reading My Interview With ‘Writer’ Chris Hadfield (WITH A BOOK GIVE AWAY!)

On Writing

An Open Letter to Chris Hadfield, author of ‘An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth’

Dear Chris, (Commander, Rockstar, Father, Astronaut, Writer, Pilot, Garbage-Picker-Upper...) I just finished reading your book. I cried several times as I read, but cried the most whilst reading the acknowledgments. I think it was because I'd made it to the end of my reading mission (if you will), and I didn't want it to be… Continue reading An Open Letter to Chris Hadfield, author of ‘An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth’