It's about life - not "lifestyle"
John Mellor checked in with these two photos of his beach hat. The colored band visible on the inside was originally duplicated on the outside - if you look close you can still make it out as a very slight discoloration.
(Above) Inside
(Below) Outside
Sun protection is deadly serious business. Although you hardly hear about it in the magazines, every day you go out accumulates more damage. You can't live in a box, of course, but you can take precautions which will pay off in perhaps years of life down the road.

Thanks to John for sending these in - anybody else?

View From The Beach
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Photos copyright (C) 2002 John Mellor.