I would like to take this opportunity to say Beaujolais! to ianmacd for finally posting a diary entry that doesn't read like a lame work log!
Yes, it's true. I'm a bit of a FORTH fan, though I really only dabble. I imagine a Unix-like kernel to provide a PolyFORTH type environment, but with virtual memory, demand-paging, and other nice things that PolyFORTH couldn't provide. Memory management would be quite simple, since one can optimize for the stack as the common case.
I recently got started on my $7 Tours project, and hope to get some work done on my initial tutorials soon. I also hope that more people use the mailing list to submit some Tours of their own.