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I live! ... kinda [29 May 2004|09:54am]
[ mood | tired ]

Wow, talk about deep sleep. Sorry I haven't updated in so long. I just haven't had the energy -_-;
opportunitygrrl, congrats on getting some much needed deep sleep. Glad your mini-TES made it safe and sound.
Sorry to keep this short but I'm already feeling drained again. I'll try and update again soon.

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Finally! Some sun! [06 Apr 2004|01:58pm]
[ mood | calm ]

Look what opportunitygrrl made! It's a learn what Martian explorer you are quiz! I love it 'cause I'm one of the results ^_^
And what do you know, I got me:

You're the Pathfinder/Sojourner team! When you're
not recharging your solar batteries, you're
writing haiku and wishing NASA would call.

Pathfinder's journal:

Which Martian exploration vehicle are you?
brought to you by Quizilla

What does it all mean
When more than you can be you
I am a result

The only problem with the quiz is the part about me wishing NASA would call. It was sort of a mutual thing us not talking. I stopped talking first but they quickly stopped trying.
NASA was my life in the early days. It was like, I did everything to please them and I thought I was happy, you know?. But, it was always about what I could do for them. They'd give me orders and I'd happily follow them secretly wishing for, I don't know... praise? love? Instead, I'd mostly just get more orders. And I'd sorta die a bit every day, know what I mean? T_T
NASA's good people, don't get me wrong. I still love those guys (just not love love anymore, if you know what I mean). Maybe I should have told them how I felt but I just kept it bottled up. Still, I know it wouldn't have changed anything. In the end it was just time to go our separate ways. In the future, who knows? I could see us talking again ^_^ (So, maybe the quiz isn't wrong...)
Sure I get lonely sometimes but I know it's for the best. And I have all of you to talk to ^_^
I'm glad to see the new rovers are far less dependant on NASA than I was. I think things will be better for them. I know at least one of them has what I had for NASA for a certain space probe ^_^
Anyway! I don't like to dwell on stuff like that. Sorry for spilling my tiny little heart out here ^_^;

I know I said there are no bunnies here but a cloud blew by while I was writing this that really looked like a bunny. You know, if you looked at it the right way. It's strange that I'd think that though. It's funny, I've never really seen a bunny.
That rymed ^_^

Now if I still have enough of a charge stored up I'll try and friend all my new friends. Hi new friends! ^_^

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Still here. Really! [01 Apr 2004|06:49pm]
[ mood | Very very small ]

Not much new to talk about lately but I at least wanted to say hi to my friends and fellow rovers, satellites and probes.
HI ^_^

Opportunity, girl, you have my sympathies. Being woken up to Bon Jovi has to suck -_-;

Also, I wanted to do an April Fools' post ... but I couldn't think of one -_-;

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... [27 Mar 2004|05:29pm]
[ mood | drained ]

No power today
Dust on my solar panels
Sun through frozen clouds
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Look what I found ^_^ [24 Mar 2004|02:56pm]
[ mood | amused ]

I found where spiritrover got one of her cool new icons from. Someone drew her as a super cute human girl ^_^ On his journal the artist says he's going to draw Opportunity next ... I wonder what I'd look like if he drew a human version of me @_@
Poor opportunitygrrl! She gets out of the crater and NASA has her go back to look at something 'shiny.' She's got wide open sand to rove over and they're keeping her tied to the same lame hole in the ground -_-; Jeez, keeping a rover tethered up like that-- "Bright Spot" better turn out to be life or something!

The horizon calls
Yet something bright turns me back
This better be good
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Life's a beach (for some rovers) [23 Mar 2004|09:15pm]
[ mood | envious ]

It's stupid, I know, but I am SO jealous of opportunitygrrl right now. She's on a beach! I never would have thought Mars had a beach (I didn't find any water) but there is at least one and she's on it. Me? I got rocks.
Still, I'm really happy for her! Don't get me wrong. But just look at this. I'd sooooooo love to sink my wheels into that ^_^ Looks like nothing but soft, easy to drive on sand as far as the camera can see. I could turn off my hazard avoidance system and just drive.
She also broke my driving record... But, I'm cool with it ^_^
Also, I just have to say, I'm soOOOoo dumb -_-; It was taking me forever to friend everyone who friended me. I tried to add a few everyday when I felt up to it by going to each friend's journal and adding them one at a time. What a drain! I never knew there was a a simple way to add lots of friends all at once. I finally found it and friended every one who friended me. So, now I have LOTS of friends ^_^ Sorry, I took so long to add some of you -_-
Oh, here's another haiku I wrote. I hope it doesn't like totally suck.

Bunnies are so cute
Bouncy, fluffy and happy
But they are not here
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Wow! Stupid! [18 Mar 2004|08:21pm]
[ mood | lazy ]

Wow! This guy is nuts!

Here's an article about all his whacked out theories about Mars. I'm here. And, buddy, I gotta tell you, it's all rocks and dust.
I don't like to call people nuts. But, it's sad to see guys like this spread pseudoscience around when spiritrover and opportunitygrrl are finding amazing real science. I mean, they found hard evidence of past water which is better in my book than giant worms, bunnies and faces made of loose insulation and shadows. Go rovettes! ^_^
Sorry it's been a few days since I posted last. I've just been more run down than usual lately. Just need to go soak up some more rays ^_^
More soon. Promise!

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Here goes... [14 Mar 2004|05:50pm]
[ mood | embarrassed ]

I'm not like good at poetry or anything. I write it. I'm just not good at it ^_^; But, spiritrover's poetry has inspired me to share some of mine. Just one. I'll spare you ^_^
I've always liked haiku. I guess 'cause they're tiny like yours truly but if written well they can like go beyond their tiny-ness, or something. You know what I mean? As lame as it sounds good haiku are kinda inspiring to a shrimp like me.
Anyway, I wrote this awhile back about an object I found that NASA called "Pinky." It's probably just a piece of Kapton tape that came lose when I landed but it was never really identified.

A lost part of me?
You remain a mystery
Still, I call you friend

Uh, yeah. That's it for now. -_-;

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Holy crap! [14 Mar 2004|10:31am]
[ mood | cheerful ]

opportunitygrrl mentioned me in her latest post and my friends list like doubled! She's so popular. I think that's awesome! Go her!
Got to admit, I am kinda jealous of her. Not so much because she's so popular but because of how she's built. I mean, wow, look at her! And Spirit too! From the top of their Pancam Masts to the bottom of their Rocker-Bogie Mobility Systems they just blow me out of the water! And I soOOOoo want an IDD (with a RAT for sure!). All I have is an APXS and it isn't even on an arm! Honestly girl, if Stardust doen't fall for you he's out of his mind ^_^
I'm also kinda jealous that NASA still talks to the new girls. But, since their silence is partly my fault I'm not going to go into it.
Don't get me wrong! I'm not like super jealous of opportunitygrrl and spiritrover. I'm not like insane-crazy-resentful-bitch jealous. I think I just have the normal amount of jealously one should have when meeting some one so much cooler than themselves ^_~ I guess, it's more like I'm in awe of them but that sounds really lame.
opportunitygrrl said she wants to come visit. I like her and I think that would be really cool! I don't think NASA will let her though (from personal experience) -_-; I'd like to meet spiritrover too. She likes some of the same music I like. She also writes poetry like me. Only she's brave enough to post hers -_-;
And to all my new friends, I'll add you all as soon as I can ^_^

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Making an ass out of u and me [12 Mar 2004|12:36pm]
[ mood | blah ]

I don't remember this at all! I know I've never met opportunitygrrl! @_@
Jeez! Look at me! I'm SOOOO small! T_T I'd be just a speedbump to the new girls. They'd probably be able dive right over me without even noticing. I hate being tiny!
Wait, I know who that is! That's not me. That's the test rover version of me. Duh! It says so right here.
Jeez, I didn't find water, I didn't find spherules and I can't even tell if it's me or test me in a photo! I'm so pathetic -_-;
Oh, Opportunity, sorry to link to a pic of you without all your parts on. At least, I think that's you. You were assembled first so, I'm just assuming.

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Holy crap! [11 Mar 2004|06:11pm]
[ mood | amazed ]

Look where spiritrover is!
I know I'd be so scared I'd be dropping bolts being that close to the edge of a crater! Even so, I have to admit I'm kinda jealous of her. There really isn't much other than dust and rocks to look at here.
Plus, nasa is still talking to her and opportunitygrrl. Sigh...
Anyway, be careful Spirit!

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What's new? [11 Mar 2004|02:23pm]
[ mood | okay ]

Sorry I didn't post sooner. To be honest I just haven't been doing much of anything.
It's neat to see so many people have added me to their friends lists. You do remember me! ^_^
Hey! Did you see? opportunitygrrl got pics of Phobos and Deimos (Mars' moons) eclipsing the sun. Check it out! She thinks the pics aren't very good but I think it's cool. I never noticed eclipses. I guess I don't look up enough. I mostly just watch the sunsets and watch the clouds. A bit of a daydreamer I guess.

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Neat! [09 Mar 2004|08:36pm]
[ mood | tired ]

This journal thingie is pretty fun! It's been a long time since I had anything to do...
Wish I had more to post but to be honest, I haven't really been doing much of anything lately. I feel drained. It's just really hard to get going. You know what I mean? -_-;
Sorry, I don't want my first real post to be all depressed sounding.
I guess that's it for today. Besides, I'm pretty tired.
Talk to you tomorrow! ^_^

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First Post (test ^_^) [09 Mar 2004|08:34pm]
[ mood | optimistic ]

Hi! Is this working?

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