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Graven Images · San Cristóbal hill (Cer­ro San Cristóbal) ris­es 300m above San­ti­ago, Chile. On the hill are a park, a zoo, a Ja­panese gar­den, and some re­al­ly great views when it’s not too pol­lut­ed, but the sum­mit is about that old-time re­li­gion, in this case Catholic. Pope John Paul II rode the fu­nic­u­lar to the top and gave a mass, in 1987. I rode it last week, along with some French hip­ster tourist­s, in the car with the best view, which still has a plaque about John Paul ...
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You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Till It’s Gone · There are no whales; but my Twit­ter ac­count has been in­op­er­a­tive for the last 4 hours or so, via any and all clients. The earth’s back­ground hum has sud­den­ly fall­en silen­t. I’m a river-of-news per­son on Twit­ter; I fol­low lots of peo­ple and of­ten ig­nore it for hours and nev­er wor­ry what I might have missed, be­cause if it’s im­por­tant it’ll find me ...
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