May 19, 2007
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Share our Joy

It's not quite a hypertext, but it's close and it's in the New Yorker and it's hilarious. Larry Doyle, Share Our Joy. Thanks, Diane Greco!

You will awaken at 2 A.M. (it’ll be too cold to sleep anyway) and llama it down Pachatata and then up Pachamama (Earth Mother). We should arrive at the peak between 4:30 and 5:30, depending on bandits....The Incas believe that if you stare into the sun as it rises on this day you will be Reawakened to the Ancient Knowledge of the Cosmos. Hopefully this will distract you from the sound of the seven llamas being slaughtered. (Some of you will have to walk back. Sorry.)