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At The Wicked Plants Show

This is me at the Wicked Plants exhibit that was held at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California. "Wicked Plants" is a popular book about poisonous plants, and at the exhibit many of the plants were on display.… However, I am leaning against some historic decor installed for the show, at one side of the plant displays. I was with the mostly steampunk group that went there some months earlier and, as on that occasion, we held a time travelers picnic in the surrounding gardens and then toured the Conservatory, a beautiful, Victorian-style glass building.… The stuff under my feet is part of the actual floor.

The watch chain, the watch case… and the eyeglasses are vintage, clothing is modern-made retro-style. Everything I'm wearing was acquired used, at prices ranging from free to cheap, except for the walking stick, which I made. The Conservatory was giving free tickets to people whose outfits went well with the exhibit decor, and I got one. :)

UPDATE: By request, some info about the necktie:… Also, if you look carefully, the points of my wing-tip collar are just visible at the bottom fringe of my beard. :) And here is a group shot from the first Time Travelers' Picnic:…
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Saturian78's avatar
You look great sir! I have to say - You are mentor in skull-carving Art! :) Can't wait to share some of things by my making, that You have inspired! Thank U. "Live long and prosper" - Vulcan saying from Star Trek series...
DonSimpson's avatar
I look forward to seeing your work. :)
PrinzLoon's avatar
Just nice!
Youre just nice.
Really love this picture =)
DonSimpson's avatar
I do so enjoy looking nice. :)
KubusRubus's avatar
I need to make you a special watch chain...
DonSimpson's avatar
That would be wonderful. :)
KubusRubus's avatar
What is your favorite kind of chain?
DonSimpson's avatar
I'll have to think about that. I'd assumed you had something in mind.
KubusRubus's avatar
I always have something in mind :) just figured maybe you got a weave you like.
DonSimpson's avatar
I'll have to think about that.
KubusRubus's avatar
I'd think quick if I were you, rings will be here soon and won't stay for long ;)
DonSimpson's avatar
There are so many nice chain weaves.
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And I am terrible at making decisions. :(
I have a bracelet I really like, that I found at a local second-hand store. It's made of 26 modules, and each module takes 12 rings, so it took
320 rings (12 per module, 26 modules, plus 8 finish-to-findings). That might be more complex than you had in mind.
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KubusRubus's avatar
Slick as petroleum :D
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And twice as refined.... :D
KubusRubus's avatar
Ha! So you're basically sex lube then :D
Charanty's avatar
You are one fine gentlemen!
melanippos's avatar
I like the cut of your suit sir! Gorgeous photograph.
DonSimpson's avatar
Indeed. :) I'm always happy when someone can make me look this good.
Dawnsknight's avatar
Sir, I very much like your style.
DonSimpson's avatar
Thank you. It's one of the classic styles, and I enjoy it. :)
Esraesra's avatar
Vous êtes très élégant et beau ;)
Primitve's avatar
Very classy sir!
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