Thursday, March 29, 2012


I picked this background for my blog because I know it drives the Nats crazy.

Life in Space

I read today that astronomers think there are billions of "potentially habitable planets" in our own galaxy, the Milky Way. I don't know if this is good news or bad. It means there are plenty of places my Dad might be alive.

But it also means there's far too many places to search.

Here's the link:

It kind of makes me ill thinking he could be on any one of those dots (or anywhere in between if he's in a spaceship). But it's also nice to look at the sky and know there are billions of places where things are alive.