I should mention that the festival itself is rather nice. There are all sorts of neat little bobo enjoyments--I rode a segway courtesy of Intel (whee!), and Chevron has sponsored free pedicabs to take people places--I intend to ride one before the weekend is out. I've heard some incredibly interesting people speak. And of course, the scenery is spectacular.

It's incredibly pretty. Too pretty. A place that has excised all of its flaws loses much of its beauty, like a face where the plastic surgeon's knife has dipped one time too many.

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