Dr. Tom Bibey- by request
I have had many folks ask for a picture, so here it is. This was a sketch mid way through the Mandolin Case. My hair was jet black then so I did ‘doctor’ the photo to reflect my current hue. I believe Pande would call it blond, or perhaps chrome, as they say on her blog, but in reality it is salt and salt. It ain’t even got enough tinge to look like that stuff y’all put on the roads up North when it snows. In fact it looks like the snow- I was generous with the sketch to give it as much color as I did. In real life the pepper is, as the song says, “gone but not forgotten.”
There are reasons for the sunglasses. For one, the work I had to do in the Mandolin Case involved some quaisi CIA-like activity. This is part of the reason for the secrecy.
The other though, is not known to many folks so y’all don’t share it. Since the Mandolin Case is now history, I suppose I can give up this much. Tommy Bibey has one green eye and one blue eye.
I only lose about three golf balls a year, but if you play in the South and find a Titleist marked with a green dot on the left, and a blue one on the right, you will know that Tommy Bibey was there. It stands for one green eye, and one blue one, but also for BlueGrass.
Now that I have given up my identity if you run into me on the bluegrass road come up and and shake and howdy. I’d love to meet ya.”