I have to admit that I find the whole mustache trend pretty adorable. I don't mean guys with actual mustaches, I mean those cute, curly mustaches you see on everything from coffee cups cocktail rings. It's quite a hipster trend I suppose, but I see nothing wrong with that. Here are some of my favorites from Pinterest . . .
My friend Kelly even made her own mustache necklace . . .
And once, during an Underbelly show, Ryan played a character call Indie Rock Devil (wearing a devil hat I knitted for him) and tried to get a hipster to sell his soul for American Apparel deep-V t-shirts, fixed gear bicycles and thick-rimmed glasses, and, when the hipster agreed, Ryan told him, "There's no contract because we keep it indie. You just have to get this tattoo," and then held up his index finger across his upper lip to reveal a mustache tattoo."
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Then, last week, Ryan ran in the Mud-Stash, a race with intense obstacles and lots of mud that took place at Perfect North Slopes, the small Indiana resort where I first learned to ski when I was 11.
[Ryan before the race with a mustache I drew with my eyeliner]
[Ryan after the race (and a hosing down and change of clothes) with his medal]
I'd never been there in the fall before, and I found it was quite beautiful.
Ryan had fun, but he was exhausted and quite beat up by the end. I couldn't see all of the race, but I took photos of what I could.
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