"I take pictures with people and just act crazy," he laughed.
He has done this for four or five years, despite his children telling him he was crazy.
"I do it any way," he grinned.
With an English and Irish background, he enjoys making people smile.
"I always wanted to be a clown and never had the nerve," he said.
The green hat he wears is an old Stetson he bought in 1955 in Anchorage, Alaska. He worked with it until he turned it into a hillbilly hat and painted it green. His shoes match his beard and even his cane gets a swatch of green.
"I meet a lot of people and it's nice to see them smile," he noted.