Whiskerino 2009

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  • posted: February 13 @ 6:10am
Paying Tribute to My WhiskerMaker™

My good buddy Jeff (aka @runningantelope) is the blazing being of light who encouraged me to murder my sweet goatee on 11/1/09 and embark on this beautifully crazy journey known as Whiskerino.

I was kind of insecure about my Irish Viking Puffball Poodlebeard and how it would look in comparison to the uber-beards I had seen in the archives (Jeff's especially.) I had a good camera, but didn't really know shite about photography. Jeff told me "don't worry man, I think you'll fit right in. You've got the perfect personality for Whiskerino and it's all about community."

So I'm taking this day to give Jeff Wilkerson my eternal thanks and appreciation for bringing me aboard this life changing experience. I have discovered a great new creative outlet through photography and most importantly I have felt welcomed and excepted by a lot of you cool dudes (whom I hope to get to know better throughout the years.)

I can't wait to see you guys next weekend at The Throwdown! PEACE OUT!

Stephen Parrish Phillips

Comments

SoulGlo1976 says:
CLAME for what I looked like with light goatee back in June 2009 (maxin' and relaxin' vacation shot.)
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 6:12am -
HiImTerry says:
Thanks, Jeff. We kind of like Stephen too.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 6:16am -
keifel says:
thank you for taking part.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 6:18am -
EdwardTeach says:
you beard is amazing. glad you took part.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 6:44am -
Ula O cealleigh says:
Ahhh man, Just think you might not be here if it were not for your great buddy!!

A lot of people might not be able to hack at whiskerino, its such a long haul... as much Glad to have you onboard as well as we are all as glad to be here.

I wouldnt worry too much about the photography aspect cause all your shots are super killer!!! love it. :D
ahhhh... Awesome! :)
Big up to ya both! haha.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 6:53am -
Ula O cealleigh says:
Kingfaved for buddyness value. =)
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 6:54am -
Ula O cealleigh says:
also what exactly IS the perfect personality for Whiskerino ???

you must have a definition??
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 7:23am -
runningantelope says:
awesome, i'm honored to share a Whiskerino with such a gentleman.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 8:19am -
runningantelope says:
that baby is just toooooooooooooo raNDOM
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 8:19am -
ben says:
always good to pay tribute to the start.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 9:12am -
Yogi Beard says:
A fun day of pointing at things.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 9:52am -
Grower&Shower says:
Nice! Beard buddies are the best.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 10:17am -
mattyc says:
what in the world is that floating baby
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 11:09am -
SpiceJ says:
Hell yeah and without you I would have no one commenting on my photos! Well, maybe @mattyc, but he just makes fun of me.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 11:20am -
HiImTerry says:
I’m hitting up all of the members of Team #Nashville to try and pimp a ride for @revgoomba and @johnatcollege down to Lynchburg to tour the Jack Daniel’s distillery. They can’t drive and there are no tours going there from Nashville in February. It’s only an hour drive and it’s a great tour. I’d do it, but I’m in Atlanta and won’t be getting to Nashville until Friday. Help a couple of Whiskerino legends out?
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 11:55am -
O.G. Manly Beard says:
the baby is blown away by your beards.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 1:12pm -
jason says:
can't wait either...@brandon did the same thing for me!
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 1:25pm -
Chinfropro says:
I have @beardgoggles @wheatbeard and @Northbeardsouth to blame for this wonderful experience.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 1:46pm -
Just Jamey says:
Stop making up names for yourself. Your name is SoulGlo.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 1:57pm -
Katie says:
Awww! That's sweet. He seems like a super nice friend.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 3:05pm -
Andrew says:
very cool tribute. we'll see you guys next weekend.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 3:59pm -
michaeljstraub says:
oh god your clame ... I feel dirty
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 4:50pm -
ThatGuy says:
You look shadier in the clame than with the beard.

very used car salesman quality.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 4:57pm -
mu says:
Awesome man! You are a NECESSARY part of this experience. Look forward to meeting you sir!
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 6:39pm -
gragaband says:
The baby makes this picture what it is.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 9:01pm -
wondermade says:
I love the baby in the background, but love more the credit given in your caption.
Posted: Feb 13th, 2010 - 9:53pm -
irishsquire says:
be proud, son.
Posted: Feb 14th, 2010 - 5:04am -
jnonfiction says:
It's hard not to feel grateful to the beards who recruited you. I owe it to @RENAUD.
Posted: Feb 15th, 2010 - 8:49am -
Site closed!
Whiskerino. fin.