Deepavali, or Diwali, is a major Indian holiday, and a significant festival in Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism, and Jainism. Many legends are associated with Diwali. Today it is celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs across the globe as the "Festival of Lights," where the lights or lamps signify victory of good over the evil within every human being.
i certainly hope that the good in me is victorious over the evil.
but i know the eyes won out over the stomach.
here's what i looked like headed out to the restaurant:
here's what i look like now:
oh well, i had a nice run as a slim and attractive human. now excuse me as i go put on pants with an elastic waist.