Making History

In June 2022, Katya Echazarreta became the first Mexican-born woman to go to space. Visiting space has been a lifelong dream of hers and she's humbled to be representing "all of the little girls and women out there who are dreaming of achieving something bigger." https://youtu.be/KGXJ_prJv5U Mike Owen/Getty Images With six miles to go, the …

Around We Go…

From an early age, Valentina Tereshkova developed an interest in parachute jumping which led to her selection as a cosmonaut and later to be trained for a special woman-in-space program.  In 1963, Valentina became the first woman to travel into space and orbit the earth 48 times aboard Vostok 6. 50 Words This was written …

From Up There

Astronaut Ellen Ochoa became the first Hispanic woman to go into space when she travelled there aboard the space shuttle, Discovery.  From there, she enjoyed the vista of earth. This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here. Sources: Britannica; Encyclopedia

My Reality

I see the fear on her face as we walk towards each other.  It’s broad daylight.  I’m just walking down the sidewalk, minding my own business but she looks at me as if I was going to attack her at any minute.  She walks faster and clutches her handbag tightly.  Maybe she thinks I’m going …

More Space?

Here I am on a beautiful tropical island and instead of relaxing in the shade with a good book, going for a walk or a swim, I'm texting him.  What's the matter with me?  I told him that things were moving too quickly and that I needed some space.  He wasn't happy about that but …

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