COOL STUFF IN JAPAN 24 - “HOW DO YOU LIKE THEM APPLES?”
I like them, but I’m not sure if I should eat them, as they appear to be quite important. Also, I think they may be made of wood.
And just out of curiosity…
For any of you who grew up Catholic, does this scene of two screened windows hiding shadowy figures remind you just a bit of confession? I’ll be honest, confession was easily the second most traumatic experience I had as a kid (the first, obviously, was the whole “alleged” Santa thing).
What’s funny (or sad) is that I was actually a pretty good kid, so every time confession rolled around my teacher would literally shove me in the booth and I’d proceed to make up a bunch of sins. The irony of this is amazing, most of the lies I told as a kid were during actual confession!!! There was one confession in particular where the priest just kind of sat there after I told him my list of fabricated sins about hitting my sisters, so on the spot I came up with this gem…
"ummm… oh yeah, I forgot, I hit my friend Tom with a golf club while we were building a fort in the woods… and it wasn’t an accident, oh no, I did it on purpose"
What’s funny is that this was the most “honest” sin I had ever told in confession, so long as you flip the story around because in reality I had actually been the victim of Tom’s golf club rampage.
Good grief, I hope they serve pizza in hell, cause that’s probably where I’m gonna wind up.