Explorers Journal From The Pink Planet: Part 10

When I first met Thomas he was pouring over the Pythagorean Theorem.  He figured if he could put PLANET EARTH back together again with a2 + b2 = c2. Note: c is the longest side of the triangle; a and b are the other two sides… …then he would be able to get back HOME! …

Explorers Journal From The Pink Planet: Part 8

IX 42.4406° N, 76.4969° W This is where I met my friend Noah. He was FROM HOME! I was so excited I was beside myself! Noah reminded me about everything I had forgotten! I was so happy! Even though we weren’t HOME, I felt more at home than ever before because he was one of …

Explorers Journal From The Pink Planet: Part 7

Of course, very soon afterwards, I did learn how to spell ‘bread’ and the whole count business was no longer accurate. HUMANS though take this sort of thing and decide WHO gets to GET bread! Can you imagine?  This is all based upon their goofy idea that there isn’t enough for everyone so you need …

Explorers Journal From The Pink Planet: Part 5

There was one small problem, however. I forgot immediately what I was supposed to do.  Had you asked me in those days what I was doing, or any such thing about a mission, I would have simply laughed and run off to play with the fairies under our porch.  I spent a lot of time …

Explorers Journal From The Pink Planet: Part 4

Then FINALLY with the help of a twinkling bit of star dust, and with one last push from my Mother, out I came to PLANET EARTH. Mothers are unlike anything else in the world. More on this later.  But suffice it to say, mine was just as special—full of love–even though, and maybe because, much …

Explorers Journal From The Pink Planet: Part 3

Moons and Suns and STARS later—a second or two, we arrived.  Me, I came in at Latitude, Longitude: 43 29.2′ N, 83 24.1′ W. And, Thomas, well he landed a lifetime away—something I would only come to realize later here on PLANET EARTH—was a long time—at 35.0167° S, 117.8833° E . Being a gentleman, Thomas …

Explorers Journal From The Pink Planet: Part 2

I really couldn’t wait to get started.  I packed my little bag; not much would be needed they said because everything would be provided once on the ground.  But just to be safe, I placed my favorite doll inside my heart and I reported for TRANSPORT. Thomas did the same.  Except he took his doll …