I become a huge, unmitigated dork whenever anyone points a camera at me.

Okay, fine: I’m a huge, unmitigated dork in most circumstances, and that includes when someone points a camera at me.

See?

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Often times, everyone else looks normal, and I look positively insane.

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This was true even when I was a kid:

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I can’t help it. I just get so darn excited when photos are being taken. Especially those absurdly cheesy photos they try to sell you at museums or tourist attractions. I positively love those.

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In most of my photos with Rand, it looks like the poor guy is begrudgingly putting up with me.

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Or that I’m accosting him in some way or another:

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But lately, I’ve noticed a slight shift. When the camera is on him, I’ve found a bit of dorkiness peeking through.

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To paraphrase Futurama, I’ve found that for once, he’s the one embarrassing me:

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And honestly, I couldn’t be more proud.

Also pictured: Patrick, being a total goober.

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Comments (20)

  1. 09. Sep, 2012 / alex:

    Awwww, you look great in these pictures! They are a lot more fun to look at than the average ‘posed and’ photos! You show your quirky side and it is looking great!! Post more of these, they are great fun! :-D

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  2. 09. Sep, 2012 / leisuresuitlarry:

    I need to know where the shark picture was taken. My life will not be complete without me in that monster’s mouth.

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    Everywhereist Reply:

    I believe it was somewhere in Southern Florida. The details escape me now.

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    Rand Reply:

    It was outside the Bass Pro Shop in Ft. Lauderdale :-)

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  3. 10. Sep, 2012 / Casey:

    HA! I do the exact same thing, though in my opinion replace ‘geek’ with ‘exciting sexy beast’.

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    Casey Reply:

    Not that i’m coming on to you, that’s my own reference to myself in pictures. (forehead SLAP!)

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  4. 10. Sep, 2012 / Mark:

    It is nice to know I am not alone. :)

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  5. 10. Sep, 2012 / Natalie T.:

    Dork-tacular!

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  6. 10. Sep, 2012 / Ken:

    Wow, Rand really likes that checked shirt, doesn’t he?

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  7. 10. Sep, 2012 / Kristy:

    You guys are so adorkable.

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  8. 10. Sep, 2012 / Lil:

    Awww that’s so much fun. And I guess Rand also must really love his checked shirts ;)

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  9. 10. Sep, 2012 / Debbie Schroeder:

    ROFL, good to see that Rand gets in on the action. But now I have the chorus of Duran Duran’s Girls On Film running through my head…

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  10. 10. Sep, 2012 / Just One Boomer (Suzanne):

    Purposeful dork beats my usual pose. Unintentional closed eyes. Especially if it’s the shot that everyone else in the photo likes best of themselves.

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  11. 10. Sep, 2012 / Katie:

    As a kindergarten teacher, I am so fascinated how my students react to getting their picture taken. I have some who really don’t like it. But I have plenty of kiddos who totally ham it up in front of the camera. And then beg to see it right after you take it. :-)

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  12. 10. Sep, 2012 / cosmoHallitan:

    Love these pics – we do the exact same thing! If there is a goofy pic opportunity around us, I’m there. My hubby has become a very good sport over the years.

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  13. 11. Sep, 2012 / Chris:

    Thanks for the Duran Duran. My wife and I fluctuate between which of us is doing the embarrassing depending on the day, but I feel your pain.

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  14. 12. Sep, 2012 / Giselle:

    I think it’s a toss-up as to which of us looks more like a dork in that particular picture. :)

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  15. 13. Sep, 2012 / Jessica:

    The butterfly picture is still one of the best.

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  16. 14. Sep, 2012 / Bev:

    The shark picture is really funny, there’s two kids there that have been squashed out by you two.

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  17. 25. Sep, 2012 / Montecristo Travels:

    Have you seen our blog at all? yep .. our dog poses!!! Crazy pooch.

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