Thursday, February 3, 2011

Inspiration Comes in Funny Places

P-San, Nara, Japan, 2008

In the temple housing the biggest wooden Buddha in the world, there is a pole with a hole at the bottom the size of Buddha's nostril. If you can fit through, you are supposed to find enlightenment. So basically, if you're a certain body shape, you will be enlightened, and if not, forget it. Lame. But, I really liked it. It's kinda scary--shoving yourself through this little tuna can and coming out the other end supposedly closer to happiness, but really just on the ground.

"Honey, your odds go up when you file an application."
-Angelica, the bartender in Win a Date with Tad Hamilton

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