Face Lift Story

A few years ago, the First Commonwealth Bank located on Philadelphia Street and Station Avenue was robbed.  Sara, one of the Indigo Bus drivers, mentioned that my picture was in the paper and that I looked exactly like the suspect.

I had not seen the paper until one afternoon another Indigo Driver gave me the Indiana Gazette with the photograph of the male thief on the front page.

When I saw the picture, I was surprised to say the least.  I know that I am getting older, but to be compared to the guy in the paper, really made me think that this must be the time to address my physical appearance and get some help from all the Bus drivers and passengers.

I made three jars with Facelift Funds to collect money from Sara, the other Indigo Drivers, and any passengers that think I need to get some work done.

It was just for fun, but Richard, one of the Drivers, still asks me once in a while if I am planning on robbing any other banks.


Author: shutupjohn8

My name is John Burkhart and I reside in Indiana, Pennsylvania. For over 25 years, I worked in Visual Merchandising and Store Design for different companies across America. I have lived and worked in San Diego, Phoenix, Dallas, Atlanta, Tampa, Honolulu, Boston, and Richmond. In 2000, I went home to help my parents. For the back story, go to Youtube, type: John Burkhart on the search line and see a video that Sean Yoder and James Nestor at the Indiana Gazette did over 2 years ago. Be that as it may, in an effort to be/stay productively busy, I was told I should transfer some of my visual and written humor from my apartment walls to a blog. It is all new to me but I hope that you see/read my blog, get a laugh or two and let me know what you think. Looking forward to any and all comments!

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