While we're on the subject of Japan, let's talk about Nagi Noda.
The young lady is a 35-year old pop artist who dabbles in a wide range of artistic endeavors.
The one that caught my attention was her work known as "Hair Hats." The link takes you to a Flash photo, which I haven't got the software to reproduce for you. But if you click on each model, you'll see an enlarged photo that may make your jaw drop. Given Ms. Noda's talents, I don't think any of these where photoshopped, though that may be your first thought.
But you have to own a great deal of hair on your head and undoubtedly quite some patience if you want one.
And a high, high tolerance for hairspray. My goodness.
Many people hold down two jobs, so I wasn't surprised when my hairdresser mentioned to me that he also worked part-time at another location.
"Where else do you work?" I inquired.
"At the race track," he replied.
"Oh? What do you do there?"
As he finished a few styling flourishes, he said, "I groom horses."
[with thanks to Reader's Digest via Joe's Clean Laffs]
WORDS for YOUR WEEK: "Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair." (Kahlil Gibran)
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