Gary Gardner (grgardner) wrote,
Gary Gardner

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Just how white ARE my legs?

OK, yes I live in Seattle, and yes the sun is a somewhat rare treat here, and yes it's hard to keep a tan.  But DAMN when I look at the pictures of my legs under the kilt riding the motorcycle, I can't help but cringe.  I'm reminded of the pictures from the Mt. Everest expedition that found the body of the late George Mallory, who attempted Everest in 1929 and was lost.  In 1999 his body was found, and it had been preserved in the cold and been exposed to the elements for 60 years.  His legs were very white.

I have to ask the question now -- who's legs are whiter?  Mine?:

Or the late George Mallory's?

In my book it's probably a tie.  Pathetic isn't it?  Time to run down to get some spray-on tan before tomorrow -- perhaps in the shade of the Carhartt kilt fabric.

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