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Happy 25th Birthday, Hubble Space Telescope!

Twenty five years ago today, the Space Shuttle Discovery blasted off with the Hubble Space Telescope on board.  The crew were Commander Loren Shriver, Pilot Charles Bolden (who is now the NASA administrator), Mission Specialist Bruce McCandless, Mission Specialist Kathryn Sullivan, and Mission Specialist Steven Halway.   764 more words


Celebrating the Hubble: Happy 25th Birthday!

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Happy birthday Hubble Space Telescope

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Jacobean Bouquet September's Block

Last night I finished stitching down all the applique pieces for this block.  This morning I started to sew the decorative stitches.  I did a cross stitch on the center of the pomegranate in a dark currant #5 perle and a back stitch around the outer edge of the body in a hand-dyed golden tan.  150 more words

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Happy 25th Birthday Hubble !!!

Today marks the 25th birthday of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST).

24th of April 1990 the Hubble Space Telescope was launched.  Initially providing blurry images due to a problem with its primary mirror, the telescope was serviced by a Space Shuttle mission and after this provided excellent images of those never seen before. 173 more words


What Can Hubble See? Find Out in This Music Video

Get into a little “Hubble trouble” with this music video by NPR’s Adam Cole, aka Skunk Bear. Produced in honor of the 25th anniversary of the space telescope’s launch aboard Discovery… 53 more words


TBT - Churn Dash

Happy Thursday!

While I was trying to use all the reproduction fabric I have on hand, I think I’m losing contrast in my remaining selections. Hopefully I’m able to go buy more before the next Traditional Block Thursday tutorial. 104 more words


An Open Letter to the Oklahoma House of Representatives

Ladies and Gentlemen,

There are three senate bills that I would like to encourage you to add to your session before the deadline to do so passes. 599 more words