For anyone interested in the subjects of recent (or not so recent) blogs:
There ARE garden 'bots! See http://www.adafruit.com/blog/2009/04/27/peter-sands-plant-fasting/ and thank you, Ed, for pointing me toward this. Now if only I had one for my hedges...
My story for the Robert Silverberg tribute anthology, "Eaters," has been accepted. I'm very glad about this because the story is my third attempt to write in one of the Silverberg universes, and I was dreading attempting a fourth. (Silverberg emailed me, in response to my complaint, that he doesn't "write Robert Silverberg stories any more because it's too difficult.") My story is a sequel to Silverberg's "Sundance."
My students continue to put dreams in their fiction. So do I.
Hardly anyone has come up with questions for me to ask Connie Willis at the Locus Awards interview. What, there's nothing about SF you want explained by writer with the most SF awards in the world?
The English language continues to deteriorate. A friend reported hearing on the radio the statement that in sports, "the playing fields should be levelized." Sigh.