I was going through my drawers and ran across some old passports; I thought that people who know what I look like now might find them amusing.

My passport photos from 1981 and 1988:

It’s a good thing that that last passport was only valid for five years, because towards the end of traveling on it, I didn’t look anything like that picture: I had glasses again, long hair, and a beard, though the beard perhaps wasn’t quite as bushy as it is now. For reference, here’s a 2006 picture of me that’s still pretty accurate. (It’s not a passport photo, passports have security measures that mean that they don’t scan well these days.)

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