i'm staying in the southern hemisphere this year for the holidays, which is a change of plans due to still recovering from surgery. i've been house-sitting for some friends who live on one of sydney's lovely northern beaches. i've been taking advantage of the ocean side pool because i am finally able to swim a few laps again! the water is cold and salty, but the activity feels great after a couple months necessary rest.
hope you all have a wonderful holiday season and manage to get some necessary down time with family and/or friends.
i did a live radio show tonight, welcoming callers to ask any space-related question they wanted. the first caller was an 8 year old girl who asked "are stars made of gas?" (yes.) then she said her brother was with her and wanted to ask a question and was that ok? (sure.) the brother grabbed the phone, took an audible breath, and TOTALLY snuck in "how big is uranus?" LIVE ON AIR! haha! props, kid!