52 Weeks of Color Challenge: Liver

Okay, so this color sounds disgusting but is actually just a dark brown/grey. As I was thinking about it I was reminded of John Johnston, aka Jeremiah Johnson, aka Liver-Eating Johnson. My mother was a Native American studies major so I can’t claim this as my personal knowledge and would probably know nothing about it except for her!

Liver Eating Johnson. Now, this was a tough, American wild man. The legend surrounding this guy is pretty incredible, but the one that goes along with this week’s color is his vendetta against the Crow Indians. It is said that he ate the liver of every Crow he killed. More reliable historical sources indicate that this all came from a comment he made after killing a man, and that he never actually ate a human liver. Just remember to trust reliable sources, kids!

But look at his picture—I wouldn’t want to have gotten on his bad side, would you?



Yeah, I thought not.

So now you know what’s coming, and I think Bruce has finally had it with me on this one—he claims I am making him look like a serial killer. But seriously, this is one bad-ass mountain man, don’t-cha think???




For all you film fans, there is also the gorgeous Robert Redford, who played this character in the 1972 film Jeremiah Johnson. I am not opposed to watching him in any of his incarnations. Winking smile




Bruce is wearing:

Outfit: Shabby Chic Fur Trapper (from Marketplace)

Gun: Juanos Designs

13 thoughts on “52 Weeks of Color Challenge: Liver

  1. Rudhmellowen

    OH ELIZA… HES HOT lol… Love that Rough Man look you got Bruce to help you with… and that man in the picture I DEFINITELY wouldnt be messing with hehe

  2. Alexandra

    What a story. What a look . What a perfect fit!

  3. bourbiedoll

    Oh, I don’t know. I wouldn’t worry about Bruce being a serial killer, unless I was a bear 😛 But wow! What a fantastic mountain man look! Again, Robert needs to look out, cuz Bruce is close on his heels 😉

  4. Anichka Savira

    Great shots! Fantastic post.

  5. gilliangalicia

    What a fine post!! Cannibalism, liver clothing, AND Robert Redford. Touchdown!!

  6. astalianda

    I love how liver is bringing so many to the darker side of stories for obvious reasons. Awesome job!

  7. Nicandra Laval

    Hi Eliza,i am pleased to know what guns ( you even told us where we can buy haha) we need to wear when we want eat liver after killing someone 😉 super post …big compliment..greetings Nicandra

  8. usuallyblonde

    Is Robert Redford ever not dashing and handsome?

    Great stories and look :-).

  9. Laura18 Streeter

    Very cool! There’s always something to learn from everyone, love the historical take you put on this one straight out of your personal realm!

  10. Laila Laperriere

    FANTASTIC post!
    As far as the real Mr Johnson goes, he looks like he would have eaten anyones liver! LOL
    Love the displays of the Mr Johnson’s you gave us, and I love me some Mr Redford!!!!!! =)

  11. Ygrey Auer

    Super interesante. Love it!

  12. Kaelyn Alecto

    Ohh wow you’re so smart! Very nice pictures!

  13. ayakofirecaster

    Very creative Eliza. Your guy is one sexy but scary looking mountain man! And woot for Robert Redford!

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