In other news, I finally succumbed to temptation and bought an iPhone. It is very cool and shiny. kateyule and I have a family plan, so if you ignore the cost of the new phone we're actually saving a little money per month. I've already loaded it up with the following apps: AAA Roadside (call for assistance), Facebook, LiveJournal, MetrO (worldwide subway trip planner), Nambu (Twitter client), Notespark (sync and share notes), NPR (read and listen to news), PDX Bus (find a bus stop and when the next bus arrives), Peak.ar (augmented reality app that shows the names of the nearest mountains), and Urbanspoon (restaurant finder). What's your favorite app?
Wordstock, Portland's annual Festival of the Book, begins tomorrow at the Oregon Convenion Center. Last year jaylake and I were on the program, but not this year -- they don't like to have people come back year after year. I'll be in the Oregon Writers Colony booth from 1:00 to 3:00 on Saturday, volunteering for one hour, selling and signing copies of Space Magic for the other hour. Stop by and say hi.