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Sunday on sMars

1 Feb 2016, 05:47 UTC
Sunday on sMars
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This morning I woke up with a wave of determination after more than a week of feeling like I had not accomplished anything. We’ve been working on the geology task nearly constantly which has left little time for anything else. Sure, we technically do things all day long, but it is easy to have the day pass by and be left with a list of things you wanted to accomplish. Last night we finally finished up the geology task, and then, while everyone else stayed up to watch a movie, I went to bed, still later than I would desire.
In the dome, we don’t really get weekends, every day is just another day of research tasks, cooking, cleaning, and just things that come up. My favorite thing about weekends at home with my family is the amount of stuff you can get done if you wake up at a reasonable hour. It is not uncommon for my dad to get four hours of sleep and then rise with the birds and get more done before breakfast than a lot of people will do in a whole day. There are an endless number of construction projects at home, and my ...

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