Wordless Wednesday: Mars

I’ve been entrenched in the cluttering stage of decluttering for what seems like weeks now, which gives me an added appreciation for the minimalist Martian landscape.

Mount Sharp

The sky isn’t really that blue, and the landscape is a mosaic of lots of little shots. But even knowing that the photo has been altered to appeal to the Earthling eye, I can’t help but be soothed by it.

Photo: NASA

Photo: NASA

Boulders

That boulder with the little white square on it is the size of Curiosity, and about five miles away.

Photo: NASA

Photo: NASA

Look Ma! I’m here!

A portion of Mount Sharp, on Mars is pictured in this panorama made from a mosaic of images taken by the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity September 20, 2012 and released as a NASA handout image March 15, 2013. The photo has a white-balanced color adjustment that makes the sky look overly blue but shows the terrain as if under Earth-like lighting. (Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS)

Self-portrait of Curiosity at its current location.  (Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS)

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About Shala Howell

Writer of things ranging from optical network switching white papers to genetic testing patient education materials to historical fiction set in an 1880s asylum. When I’m not scratching my head over pesky characters who refuse to do things how I want them done or dreaming of my next book (which will of course be much easier to write and research than the current one), my writerly self can be found sifting through the stacks in my church’s archives looking for a few good stories to tell, blogging about life with a very curious Six-Year-Old at Caterpickles.com, or musing about books and the writing life at BostonWriters.wordpress.com.
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One Response to Wordless Wednesday: Mars

  1. Happy Wordless!
    visit from WW.
    Would be nice if you can visit and link up my WW blog hop.
    Have a great day.
    Nan
    http://www.blogshe.net

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