sailing beyond the sunset

While I was at LinuxWorld, I saw the news that Virginia Heinlein, wife of the late Robert A. Heinlein, had passed on. I noted this with sadness, and raised a glass to her memory later that evening, in a rotating bar high over Manhattan. Al reminded me this morning that I hadn't blogged this, and that I'd meant to. He also gave me pointers to the LA Times obit (warning: obnoxious registration scheme) and some reminiscences from Jerry Pournelle