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ikons

Written by . Posted at 7:49 am on April 7th, 2007

a picture’s worth a thousand words, just ask a cameraman
– J.Buffett

15 guidance counselor said your scores are anti-heroic
flew out of Augusta Friday night, this was taken in the very first minutes of Saturday morning... they're more excited than they seem
flew out of Augusta Friday night, this was taken in the very first minutes of Saturday morning… they're more excited than they seem
if I wear Megan's glasses, I look like a nerd. This is appropiate because our relay team name was Full Frontal Nerdity
if I wear Megan's glasses, I look like a nerd. This is appropiate because our relay team name was Full Frontal Nerdity
Georgia's got some decent beer, but there's nothing like the sweet pull of Boulevard Wheat
Georgia's got some decent beer, but there's nothing like the sweet pull of Boulevard Wheat
brought to you courtesy of  Des Monies' mean streets
brought to you courtesy of Des Monies' mean streets
please note the disparate levels of interest
please note the disparate levels of interest
I'm a man of simple temptaitons and I just couldn't resisit...
I'm a man of simple temptaitons and I just couldn't resisit…
I'd caption this Tailgating Before The Royals Game, but there wasn't a tailgate and we only brought a enough for one-beer-per
I'd caption this Tailgating Before The Royals Game, but there wasn't a tailgate and we only brought a enough for one-beer-per
we call this man LL cool G, for obvious reasons
we call this man LL cool G, for obvious reasons
we call this man Clouds, for non-obvious reasons
we call this man Clouds, for non-obvious reasons
the Ghetto Princess Megan Von Redbeard, LL cool G, Redbeard, Kev (top), PTP (bottom), Dusty, Moi, Clouds
the Ghetto Princess Megan Von Redbeard, LL cool G, Redbeard, Kev (top), PTP (bottom), Dusty, Moi, Clouds
take me out to the ball game!
take me out to the ball game!
zibbity dibbity!
zibbity dibbity!
after the 5th Inning, they raced condiments... relish kicked ass
after the 5th Inning, they raced condiments… relish kicked ass
Paul's happy and he knows it but he doesn't want to show it
Paul's happy and he knows it but he doesn't want to show it
me and Mr. Clouds!
me and Mr. Clouds!
it's Missouri, so we all sing Friends In Low Places during the 7th Inning Stretch
it's Missouri, so we all sing Friends In Low Places during the 7th Inning Stretch
they came back and won the ball game at the bottom of the 9th... we really didn't see that coming
they came back and won the ball game at the bottom of the 9th… we really didn't see that coming
the post-game cool down
the post-game cool down
he said this was the happiest he's ever been
he said this was the happiest he's ever been
what a pack of lazabout do-nothings
what a pack of lazabout do-nothings
hey Gizmo! whatchu doing?
hey Gizmo! whatchu doing?
hey Clouds, what's the weather like down there?
hey Clouds, what's the weather like down there?
a small Grow Operation... a legit one, I mean
a small Grow Operation… a legit one, I mean
on the whole Suburbs aren't for me, but certain parts of them are pretty awesome
on the whole Suburbs aren't for me, but certain parts of them are pretty awesome
an artsy-fartsy photo picture
an artsy-fartsy photo picture
a close up of the Hero Of Our Story
a close up of the Hero Of Our Story
close up of Kevin
close up of Kevin
close up of The Gentlemen From Iowa
close up of The Gentlemen From Iowa
the adorable dog
the adorable dog
it's a pretty stupid game: we stand on one side of the lawn and kick the ball at a bottle on the other side
it's a pretty stupid game: we stand on one side of the lawn and kick the ball at a bottle on the other side
never even ties his laces...
never even ties his laces…
sad faces
sad faces
guess what happens when we text, Greg?
guess what happens when we text, Greg?
THAT'S what happens!
THAT'S what happens!
crack the bottle, rev the throttle
crack the bottle, rev the throttle
what a fun game they are playing!
what a fun game they are playing!
so LL cool G sent out a text, and then three hours later this girl shows up... classic Greg
so LL cool G sent out a text, and then three hours later this girl shows up… classic Greg
out of college, sure, but still throwing bitchin house parties....
out of college, sure, but still throwing bitchin house parties….
... keggers; they're a little like religion and a lot like sex - you should never know when you're gonna get it next
… keggers; they're a little like religion and a lot like sex – you should never know when you're gonna get it next
<CUT SCENE TO THE POINT OF THIS ALBUM> every April, most of my college chums do a 45 mile relay run with 3,000 other Midwest-Maniacs.... this is the first year I've been able to fly back for it
<CUT SCENE TO THE POINT OF THIS ALBUM> every April, most of my college chums do a 45 mile relay run with 3,000 other Midwest-Maniacs…. this is the first year I've been able to fly back for it
these pretzels are makin' me thirsty!
these pretzels are makin' me thirsty!
I took a different ride to the race, I have no clue... none
I took a different ride to the race, I have no clue… none
"oh, hello there - David here"
"oh, hello there – David here"
the moment we've all been waiting for! 15 minutes to race-blast-off!
the moment we've all been waiting for! 15 minutes to race-blast-off!
one of these men is a Scientist, and one of these men is dressed like a nerd
one of these men is a Scientist, and one of these men is dressed like a nerd
just another member of the Full Frontal Nerdity crew
just another member of the Full Frontal Nerdity crew
pigtails? mis-buttoned shirt? what other team could she be on?
pigtails? mis-buttoned shirt? what other team could she be on?
for a non-runner he's pretty bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, isn't he?
for a non-runner he's pretty bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, isn't he?
about six minutes before blast off
about six minutes before blast off
the first leg is one of the better ones, and my friends are pretty awesome so they let me run it
the first leg is one of the better ones, and my friends are pretty awesome so they let me run it
...the problem was that I had a pretty intense case of that bowel phenomenon that occurs the morning after a particularly heavy drinking session -  and I mean PRETTY INTENSE
…the problem was that I had a pretty intense case of that bowel phenomenon that occurs the morning after a particularly heavy drinking session – and I mean PRETTY INTENSE
so when that gun went off, I was GONE
so when that gun went off, I was GONE
so GONE in fact, that I was That Guy... wound up waaay ahead of the pack, took a wrong turn and then two correct ones, got myself (and twenty-odd dummies dumb enough to follow me) back on track.     My guts left me alone for a little while and then slammed me like a silverback around 2.5 miles in, which is when all the smug Sobers started whoosh-woosh-woosh-ing past me
so GONE in fact, that I was That Guy… wound up waaay ahead of the pack, took a wrong turn and then two correct ones, got myself (and twenty-odd dummies dumb enough to follow me) back on track. My guts left me alone for a little while and then slammed me like a silverback around 2.5 miles in, which is when all the smug Sobers started whoosh-woosh-woosh-ing past me
you gotta give the devil his due, or maybe every dog has his day... you pick
you gotta give the devil his due, or maybe every dog has his day… you pick
we call this man Redbeard - for reasons long ago sacrificed to the gods of grain and grape
we call this man Redbeard – for reasons long ago sacrificed to the gods of grain and grape
the end of that first leg, and getting ready to pass the pez-batton to Kev
the end of that first leg, and getting ready to pass the pez-batton to Kev
happy to be first-leg-done and happy to start the race, and also to find the porta-you-know-whats
happy to be first-leg-done and happy to start the race, and also to find the porta-you-know-whats
thas right, thas right
thas right, thas right
taking the van to the next relay location
taking the van to the next relay location
it was a lot cooler than it looks
it was a lot cooler than it looks
Kev's a gawddam champ
Kev's a gawddam champ
the Kev-to-Redbeard handoff
the Kev-to-Redbeard handoff
like the first stage of a Cape Canaveral rocket!
like the first stage of a Cape Canaveral rocket!
rep'n the Nerds
rep'n the Nerds
look at that happy guy!
look at that happy guy!
we caught up with our Current Runner waiting for the train to cross, so we threw him a little go-get-em-honey
we caught up with our Current Runner waiting for the train to cross, so we threw him a little go-get-em-honey
the designated honey-hander wound up doing a little jog-in-place, just to keep his spirits up
the designated honey-hander wound up doing a little jog-in-place, just to keep his spirits up
aaaaargh! the square root of eight is two point eight two!
aaaaargh! the square root of eight is two point eight two!
aaaaaargh! Kirk never says the exact phrase "beam me up Scotty" in any of the films or the series!
aaaaaargh! Kirk never says the exact phrase "beam me up Scotty" in any of the films or the series!
JOSHFENTON DOT COM!
JOSHFENTON DOT COM!
" that train's gone and so am I! "
" that train's gone and so am I! "
I couldn't tell you why, but I really really like this picture
I couldn't tell you why, but I really really like this picture
waiting around at the Redbeard-to-Ghetto-Princess handoff
waiting around at the Redbeard-to-Ghetto-Princess handoff
getting a little vertical for some video coverage of the handoff
getting a little vertical for some video coverage of the handoff
...but I wound up getting some GOLD before Redbeard came running in
…but I wound up getting some GOLD before Redbeard came running in
don't miss that sweet Iron Man Pez in her right hand
don't miss that sweet Iron Man Pez in her right hand
(passing her up)
(passing her up)
big PTP, getting a shot of the old Bee Juice
big PTP, getting a shot of the old Bee Juice
this wasn't our van, but I thought it was a clever idea
this wasn't our van, but I thought it was a clever idea
this was our van
this was our van
this is us, walking away from our van
this is us, walking away from our van
waiting for the Megan-Paul handoff
waiting for the Megan-Paul handoff
here she comes!
here she comes!
there he goes!
there he goes!
these dames be gettin' out the WAY!
these dames be gettin' out the WAY!
code brown is my polite colloquialism for... well, if I told you it wouldn't be polite would it?
code brown is my polite colloquialism for… well, if I told you it wouldn't be polite would it?
waiting at the halfway point of PTP's massive 8.1 mile leg
waiting at the halfway point of PTP's massive 8.1 mile leg
throwing the stylish Mr. Strauss a little mid-run aqua
throwing the stylish Mr. Strauss a little mid-run aqua
so I went after PTP, and halfway through my trail run I had to wait on this AWESOME Pioneer-boat-crossing
so I went after PTP, and halfway through my trail run I had to wait on this AWESOME Pioneer-boat-crossing
this is a better image that I stole from the Internet.. thanks Internet!
this is a better image that I stole from the Internet.. thanks Internet!
beer in hand, all finsihed up and feeling great
beer in hand, all finsihed up and feeling great
don't I look it?
don't I look it?
We call this man the Silent Assasin. Non-obvious.
We call this man the Silent Assasin. Non-obvious.
you know how I know I'm in Missouri? They park a tractor to make sure the portas don't tip over
you know how I know I'm in Missouri? They park a tractor to make sure the portas don't tip over
this makes my giggle uncontrollably (Redbeard's second leg)
this makes my giggle uncontrollably (Redbeard's second leg)
the way the relay is set up, I messed up and didn't get any footage of Dusty's leg and only the last bit of Kev's second... but this is Redbeard, doing those awesome things he does
the way the relay is set up, I messed up and didn't get any footage of Dusty's leg and only the last bit of Kev's second… but this is Redbeard, doing those awesome things he does
is there anything better than sprawling out like a bum?
is there anything better than sprawling out like a bum?
what a track star
what a track star
some gave all
some gave all
post-race snap!
post-race snap!
post-race snack!
post-race snack!
four happy chums, chumming around
four happy chums, chumming around
I love this guy like this guy loves my stale old jokes about the Cumulus and Nimbostratus
I love this guy like this guy loves my stale old jokes about the Cumulus and Nimbostratus
see, I told you: Lawrence IS worth running to
see, I told you: Lawrence IS worth running to


let's lose charley