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  • May 31 @ 8:05am
At the close of last year's MM, I was exhausted. By forcing myself to attempt to be creative on a daily basis, I felt it was time consuming and frustrating; but, when September came I started to dream of 2011's MM. I began growing in January with high hopes of having a Fu-Manchu and in April it did not fully connect. I was undaunted by the lack of connectivity. My plan was to make it more about having fun with Lilia. Up until May, this year was crazy for the both of us. She finished her M.S. in Nutrition while working full time as a clinical R.D. and I will be graduating in June with a M.Ed. and an English teaching credential. May was the carrot at the end of the stick leading us onward. MM is something I will always look forward to and reflect on as my staches hang on the wall. Is it really goodbye to MM forever?

Thank you jeremy for inviting me.
Thank you Mackle and team for making MM possible.
Thank you Hodges for relentlessly being the MM devotee.
Thank you Wondermade for your kindness.
Thank you chadmcclarnon hungarianmoustache nedkelly jason vanbert brokenchopstick mooka chalkdog and PAT for your inspirational skillz.
Thank you smoustacherman thestraub miguelito and ozzynelson for making me laugh.
Special thanks to jbarr Shablazm aaronb Andrew Ace and dunkleswiftkick for shaping MM as I closely followed your posts.

And thank you all for sharing MM with me!

Comments

Binkleberry says:
And, thank you for shaving and framing your moustaches.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:10am -
Hodges says:
Thanks for the shout out! You have really brought it this year. I have enjoyed your facial expressions especially. You will be missed!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:11am -
The Straub says:
Thank you for being awesome and for wearing what I assume to be a Matches t-shirt. Take care and good luck down the road. And thanks for the shoutout in your caption. I'm honored
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:15am -
KimJongIllness says:
That's officially the coolest AND grossest thing I've ever seen. You win.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:21am -
sMOUSTACHErman says:
super awesome dude!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:24am -
mooka says:
thank you williamwalrus - those are trophies worthy to be handed down to the next generation!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:25am -
jbarr says:
great job this may. thanks for the shout out and tribute on clamebute day. it was awesome! catch you on the flipside.

ps...nice framework!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:29am -
Pip says:
So great. It seems like you felt the same love for this place that I do. That's good.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:38am -
brokenchopstick says:
Treasure those moustaches. Others may come, but those... they are of the time. Thank you and goodnight!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:42am -
Ozzy Nelson says:
I Hope you give those to your mom for next Mother's Day. I'm sure it would warm her heart.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 9:40am -
Vanbert says:
so great. i want to hang those on my wall. it's been a blast. keep up being awesome man, and rocking a stache.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 10:02am -
jnonfiction says:
That's a commemoration for sure. Fitting.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 10:11am -
Capn J says:
Man, I may have to steal that idea. It's just too good!!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 10:20am -
malphrus says:
i want that.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 10:50am -
Jason says:
that thing is supremely gross, but you have been the best. Thanks for that. be well.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 11:09am -
Mcburney says:
I mean... that's just a rad idea. nice shot as usual. Take care.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 11:41am -
wondermade says:
This is a spectacular diptych. I love the thought than 50 years from now some grandchild would find it in a box - perhaps the box it has lived in all the years in between - and try to puzzle through precisely why you have a solitary pair of faceless moustaches.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 12:09pm -
revgoomba says:
See ya later, buddy!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 1:02pm -
Chavo Del Ocho says:
I wish I would have saved my shaved from last year
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 6:26pm -
Easy Rider says:
Waaaaa? Framing your yearly efforts after the fact is so COOL! Brilliant! Thanks for helping to make this one of the most fun things I have ever done!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 8:58pm -
Philiciousness says:
Words cannot describe. I would have never thought of framing it but all the work we have put into our staches why not frame it.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 9:10pm -
jeremy says:
One more plaque for your wall, amongst all the degrees. Thanks so much for doing MM with me the last two years. I can see how your (you and Lilia) photo skills have grown looking through shots past. Your dedication and creativity was amazing. The recruit has surpassed the recruiter.

Enough photos though. You and I have to celebrate in person. See you soon!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 10:32pm -
the Velvet Hustle says:
WOW! IncrediRad! PLEASE tell me these hang over your mantle or some other place of prominence where things are displayed. Thanks for all the amazing pics and Godspeed sire!
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 10:48pm -
C Dub says:
That's a great idea. I wouldnt' even care if most people told me it was gross. Great pics, man. I haven't gotten to comment as much as I'd liked. I'm loving how you've really honed your shots, man. This year's stuff is super good. Take care, man.
Posted: May 31st, 2011 - 11:37pm -
alijoon says:
Hey, you clean up nice.
Posted: Jun 1st, 2011 - 12:08am -
Ned Kelly says:
HA very funny ! take care!
Posted: Jun 1st, 2011 - 6:04am -
PAT says:
Wow. Looks like you had some more growing room for 2011.
Thanks for sharing May with us as well. Team California is strong!
Posted: Jun 1st, 2011 - 9:18am -
Lurky Parka says:
Nice Moustache Memento. Be well sir.
Posted: Jun 1st, 2011 - 5:38pm -
Site closed!
Unfortunately, Moustache May can't last forever.. the site is closed until 2011.