Candle: Day 2
Well, shor’ lil’ philly, it’s a ‘Texas tall’ candle holder. Though we call it a candle holder, legally it’s a ‘chandelier’, which is just a fixture that can hold a candle not just a goofy flame-shaped light bulb that screws into an electrolier above the narthex of your home. If you don’t know what I am talking about, drive around the fancy dan homes in your neighborhood and you’re sure to see them through windows above the front doors, very large and nomming enough electricity to run a small village overseas. That entryway would be a poor place to stand during an earthquake what with your own physical “Sword of Damocles“*.
*an allusion to the imminent and ever-present peril faced by those in positions of power (or in this case your entryway).
Where did The Purging Lutheran or My Sweet Rib find this? I can has no idea. I’m sure we though it would look … well, I’m not sure what we had in mind. I mean, how does a person even light the candle? Who has an arm thin enough? How do you light this without burning the hair off yer knuckles? You know, lighting a candle shouldn’t come equipped with so many questions.
Proverbs 22:3 The prudent sees the evil and hides himself, But the naive go on, and are punished for it.