Archive for November, 2008

BRAND NEW SITE!!!

Friday, November 28th, 2008

MilkyWayandtheGalaxyGirls.com has a brand new look!!!

…and to celebrate (and because the holidays are here) until Dec. 22cd, I’m offering AN ORIGINAL GALAXY GIRL DRAWING by ME with a webstore purchase of $35 or more!! It’s the best time ever to buy a coveted gGirl tee or another Galaxy Girls book, “What Planet are you From?” for your daughter, your niece or any cartoon-lovin’ chick you know! Buy now before my hand falls off!!

Check out the new site here! I’d love your feedback so don’t hesitate to share your thoughts!

Over and out,
Mother Earth

Free 2 B

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

I just found out that there’s a 35th anniversary edition of Free To Be… You and Me.

It seems to me that the current response to this album from my generation is generally along the same lines as what we feel for things like School House Rock— a kind of funny “that-was-so-corny-but-I-loved-it” type of nostalgia. But this one means more to me.

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Pics of New Planets???!!!

Friday, November 14th, 2008

The box shows a planet orbiting the star Fomalhaut. The dot shows the star’s location.

“CNN-The first-ever pictures of planets outside the solar system have been released in two studies.

Using the latest techniques in space technology, astronomers at NASA and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory used direct-imaging techniques to capture pictures of four newly discovered planets orbiting stars outside our solar system.

“After all these years, it’s amazing to have a picture showing not one but three planets,” said physicist Bruce Macintosh of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, California.

“The discovery of the HR8799 system is a crucial step on the road to the ultimate detection of another Earth,” he said.

None of the planets is remotely habitable, scientists said.” READ MORE

This Gemini Observatory image shows the three planets (b, c and d) orbiting the star HR8799.

Cool, huh?!!!

Over and out,
Mother Earth

Back to the Drawing Board

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Working on a drawing. It’s a crazy forced-perspective sort of thing, which doesn’t come naturally to me, but I think it’s going ok so far. Hope to have a final by the end of the week.

Realizing more and more that I like to draw REALLY BIG!!!

Excuse the mess at my desk. It was a sewing table last week and all the sewing supplies are still lying about.

Over and out,
Mother Earth

Yay!!

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

The Obama girls are getting a puppy!!—oh, and their dad is going to SAVE US ALL!!

image by Queen of Dorks

over and out

VOTE!!!!

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

… that’s all I gotta say.

Over and out,
Mother Earth