Blogging from outer space - Diary of a Space Zucchini

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Blogging from outer space - Diary of a Space Zucchini

www/blogs.nasa.goveOk now this is really cool stuff!  My husband works for Honeywell and gets a lot of interesting information. But we both LOVED this space blog idea.  

The guys/gals up on the space station are bloggers and they write about every day stuff.  This one is written for they younger set.  How cool would that be for kids to be reading a blog from space!  Very fun for us big kids too!  You can subscribe if you like, see the link is below!

June 17-26 - Diary of a Space Zucchini


June 17
Excitement is in the air. Gardener said we will soon be returning to Earth. Our part of the mission is nearly complete and the new crew will take over for us. I am a bit worried about Broccoli, Sunflower, and me. If Gardener leaves, who will take care of us? And what about little Zuc? He is now a big sprout and ready to branch out on his own. Gardener talked about pressing us. I am not sure what that means; this does not sound good.


June 21
Gardener and crew wore their spacesuits today. This is something Broccoli, Sunflower, little Zuc and I do not have. They spent time in the part of the spaceship that breaks off and falls back to Earth. It is very cramped inside. It must be their version of a seed pod.


June 24
Sunflower is going to seed! His blossom is wilted-brown and has a few lopsided packed seeds. This is not quite normal, but then, we are living on the frontier and things are different here. They are not ready now; I wonder if they will be by the time Gardener is with his seed pod?

June 26
Gardener has this big book. He called it an atlas, a map of Earth. It is normally kept by the big window but now it is stuck to the wall right next to Broccoli, Sunflower, little Zuc, and I. He also transplanted us into new bags. This time the bags are very small, just enough to contain our root ball and a splash of water. He told us that he will soon be leaving and that we will return later in the belly of a Dragon.


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Bill Reddington
Re/max Southern Realty - Destin, FL
Destin Florida Real Estate

you got my fiorst smile of the day. Lets kids be kids if only for a little while and keep up with tech. Thanks!

Jun 29, 2012 12:42 AM #2
Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS, Broker
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!

Dick I think it's so cool. They do all kinds of interesting 'every day' subjects and we've been enjoying them so much.   A very different perspective and glimpse into life on the space station.

Bill - my job is done!!  Tomorrow I'll post a differnet type - which is all about inviting somebody for dinner on the space station!  Yes there is etiquette on the space station!

Jun 29, 2012 12:46 AM #3
Diane Daley
Caron's Gateway Real Estate - Northumberland, NH

I guess I'll have to stay tunes for Belly of a dragon... Thanks for sharing

Jun 29, 2012 12:48 AM #4
Bud & Beth McKinney
Cary/Raleigh/Apex NC - The Team That Cares, RE/MAX United

How cute, I think that is a great series for kids to read and peak their interest. Now you will have to keep us updated on how they are doing!

Jun 29, 2012 12:55 AM #5
Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS, Broker
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!

Diane - why wait?  Just sign up and the strory can continue in your office - or home for the kids!

Bud & Beth - it is adorable.  Kind of like a kids story book.  I found it such an intersting way for kids to 'think' outside the box and get interested in the space station.

Jun 29, 2012 12:58 AM #6
John McCormack
Albuquerque Homes Realty * - Albuquerque, NM, Albuquerque Homes Realty

Thanks Anna!  This big kid love it :)

Jun 29, 2012 01:03 AM #7
Cheryl Thomson, REALTOR, U.S Army-Veteran
Jobin Realty (703.216.5635) - Woodbridge, VA
Real Estate in Northern Virginia

Anna. I'm still a big kid at times myself and want to join in too!

Jun 29, 2012 01:08 AM #8
Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner
Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395 - Mission Viejo, CA
Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395

That's pretty cool...I'm popping around for fun blogs today, and this one certainly qualifies :)

Jun 29, 2012 01:56 AM #9
Liz and Bill Spear
RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 - Mason, OH
RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)

AB, With a headline like that how could we NOT click??  Love the idea and definitely a fun read :)

Jun 29, 2012 02:13 AM #10
Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS, Broker
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!

John - cool!

Cheryl - you're in the right space with the tudes!

Karen - love you!

Bliz- exactly - pretty cool stuff!

Jun 29, 2012 03:07 AM #11
Judy Jennings
The Green Company - Ashland, MA
Broker - The Lanterns at Warren Woods - Ashland MA

Anna - This was very entertaining. Those space guys/gals are very creative individuals. Thank you for bringing it to our attention here on earth. :)

Jun 29, 2012 05:19 AM #12
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Thanks for the Ah-ha moment!
Featured you in my Weekly Post!

Jun 30, 2012 12:12 PM #13
Phil Leng
Retired - Kirkland, WA
Phil Leng - Retired

Hi Anna,

Space Zuccini caught my attention.

Fun to real


Jun 30, 2012 10:25 PM #14
Cindy Edwards
RE/MAX Checkmate - Johnson City, TN
CRS, GRI, PMN - Northeast Tennessee - 423-677-6677

Wow- that is really cool.  I would have missed it if it wasn't for Kathy's favorite weekly blogs.  Thanks for sharing!

Jun 30, 2012 11:04 PM #15
Dorie Dillard
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good morning Anna,

I love this fun is grand-kids will love this.... I'm sending them the link today! What a great shae. I came over from Kathy's post this morning and so glad I did!!

Jun 30, 2012 11:18 PM #16
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


What a great post on blogging from outerspace as a wonderful form of communicationn with kids.  I loved it, and i can't wait to tell others about it...we are all big kids are heart aren't we?  Thanks to Kathy for sharing your post with us. A

Jul 01, 2012 12:28 AM #17
Karen Anne Stone
New Home Hunters of Fort Worth and Tarrant County - Fort Worth, TX
Fort Worth Real Estate

Miss Banana:  You are correct !  That is a pretty cool place to blog from.  I read the blog entries in your post.  I bet some of the kids will get a kick out of reading them, as well.

I wonder if we could get Sheriff Joe into a "seed pod" and blast him up to the space station.  Whaddya think ?

Jul 01, 2012 12:46 AM #18
Eric Michael
Remerica Integrity, Realtors®, Northville, MI - Livonia, MI
Metro Detroit Real Estate Professional 734.564.1519

Anna, that was pretty cool to read the little entries, kinda like a diary. Kids would certainly love this kind of stuff.

Jul 01, 2012 03:39 AM #19
Evelyn Kennedy
Alain Pinel Realtors - Alameda, CA
Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA


So cute.  I didn't realize that the astronauts are blogging everyday.  What a great idea and I am sure that kids and everyone enjoys reading the blogs.  Need to go to Google and get their address.

Jul 01, 2012 07:31 AM #20
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

Good Morning Anna, what a great blog topic. It is always nice when the blog we are reading leaves us thinking and wanting more.  Have a happy and great 4th of July.

Jul 04, 2012 12:11 AM #21
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