a beard as disguise: Joys of hiding in plain sight - 04/28/13 10:09 AM
Joys of hiding in plain sight

Perhaps its just an effect of a long winter, or could be laziness attendant to old age, but I have somehow acquired facial hair (where little has been known to grow on top for many decades) suitable for a disguise.
Some acquaintances half stop and continue warily. They may be shaken and hesitant. Eventually they see through the disguise.
My wife had never seen me thus equipped, but seeing the change day by day, weakened in her comment especially when several of her friends remarked that it was an improvement (ie "hides his face"). … (11 comments)