A couple of months ago the New York Times had an online contest to name three baby llamas that were born at a farm in Pennsylvania.
I had entered three names (Pastiche, Aspheryn and Cher) and lo and behold—the name Pastiche was chosen as one of the winners! There were 300 NYT entries and 50 more from an open house at the farm in July. Here’s the link to the article, and be sure to read down to the end.
Ahem. [beaming with pride]