"Will painstakingly create mandala art from individual grains of colored sand for tickets"
Sorry, I don't have any spares, but this is as good a place as any to say "yay! I'm going!"
I'll extinguish my earthly desires on May 5.
I saw a book, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Buddhism, at B&N the other day. I thought it would be funny if, after the whole book, there was one page at the end that read, "Next time, don't buy this book."