Gas station without pumps

2019 May 1

Eighteen months later

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Those of you who’ve been following my blog for a while will remember that last year I had my whole head shaved for the St. Baldrick’s cancer-research fund-raiser.  I’ve done a couple of posts since then on the regrowth of the beard and head hair: Regrowth: a return to normal and oneOne year later.

Since the shaving, I’ve let my beard grow back (except for trimming my mustache and shaving my cheeks) but I’ve had one haircut.  This is how long my beard gets in 18 months:

The beard is getting a bit scraggly, so I’ll start trimming the ends.

The big question is whether I should keep the long patriarchal beard (which makes me look a bit like an etching of my great-grandfather), or trim back to a more fashionable young man’s beard, which would be more work to maintain.

Readers, what do you think? Long beard or short?


  1. Ask your wife which she prefers. After all, she has to …

    Comment by David Klappholz — 2019 May 1 @ 11:52 | Reply

    • I did that first, of course. She insists that I have a beard, and that it not get too scraggly, but has no preference for long versus short.

      Comment by gasstationwithoutpumps — 2019 May 1 @ 11:54 | Reply

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