Friday, June 27, 2008

my name in lights...sort of...

so i was wandering around seagull book earlier this week when what to my wondering eyes should appear:

THREE whole PUBLISHED books i in some way assisted in editing before publication!

(there were actually four i saw, but one is so brand-spanking new there is no cover image online.)

(...and i may or may not have indulged in some toploader "dancing in the moonlight" as i celebrated the first fruits of my professional moonlighting career...)

Thursday, June 12, 2008

I couldn't have said it better myself.

"It's just some people in a smoke-filled room who dreamed it up. Plutoids or haemorrhoids, whatever they call it. This is irrelevant."

-Alan Stern, a former Nasa space sciences chief on the reclassification of Pluto.

Click here for the full article.