Ever wanted to go on safari? Yeah, me too, except it sounds expensive.
Then one day, as I was admiring my photos in Facebook, I realized I could go on safari and never leave my couch.
It started when I saw this photo:
It is a picture of my daughter (taken by our buddy Meg), which is cute and all (if you could see her face), but the caption says, and I quote:
“IMG_1653 — with Jeff Bacon at San Diego Zoo.”
I didn’t care for the choice of words.
But it got me to looking. There are other animal shots in there. Like this one, taken at Walter Reed:
It reminded me of this:
Or this, taken in Iraq:
Most guys look sort of cool in a helmet. I look like this:
Here’s a pool shot with a bunch of cartoonists in Kuwait (warning – may not be suitable for children, or anyone else in the human race, for that matter):
If you squint, it doesn’t take much effort to see this:
Some people may say I have a confidence problem. I don’t think so. I think it’s just a Facebook thing. Because when I turn off the laptop, get off the couch and look in the mirror, this is what I see.
Who needs Kilimanjaro? Who needs a photo safari in the wilds of Africa?
I have Facebook.