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Dec
09

A New Me

Mrs. Blue would prefer that a “new me” somehow involve the sudden emergence of carpentry and/or automotive repair skills; the regrowth of my hair and return of my ponytail; and the development of serious “master of the universe”-style moneymaking ability.

But, for now, this will have to do:

For the record, this is the first time since I started wearing glasses in junior high (back in the 1980s) that I have worn any style other than wire-rimmed glasses.

What say you?

Chic geek?

Or otherwise?

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8 Responses to “A New Me”


  1. December 16, 2009 at 9:18 am

    I like them! They’re a good shape for your head :o)

  2. December 16, 2009 at 9:37 am

    Id say you look very much like the other trendy Evangelicals out there. Just remember to not tuck in your shirt. 😉

  3. 4 Deacon Blue
    December 16, 2009 at 10:31 am

    @ Lola,

    Thanks. Wife thought they were better for my face and head, too, though she would have liked them just a tiny bit smaller. Oh well, limited choices at the optical shop.

    @ Chi-Chi,

    Excellent. Because I am a nerd/geek after all (though NOT a dork)

    @ Tit for Tat,

    And, oddly enough, I look like all the trendy agnostic alt/rock/artsy/folk dudes around here too. Hmmm…more in common that we all thought? 😛

    I’m usually a shirt tucker for oxfords usually, unless worn as outerwear over a shirt. But I’m an un-tucker for T-shirts usually. Gotta keep ’em guessing.

  4. December 16, 2009 at 3:36 pm

    You know, you might suggest that your church start offering classes on carpentry or auto repair. Kind of a volunteer thing for those members with the knowledge. I’m trying to get something organized at my church.

  5. 6 Deacon Blue
    December 17, 2009 at 12:59 am

    Now that’s an intriguing idea. Not sure how it would fit with the vibe of the congregation, but a very nice idea. And well worth a shot.

  6. 7 societyvs
    December 18, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    (a) I love Big Man’s idea – now that’s a church that knows what they need to do!

    (b) I think you look good…the glasses and the beard make you look a lil sophisticated – and don’t we all just want to be adults?

  7. 8 Deacon Blue
    December 19, 2009 at 2:03 pm

    I’d rather revert back to 10 years old myself, these days, SocietyVs. 😉

    The glasses also help protect my identity as I fight crime in the dark of night.


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