The Beard Remains

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It’s approaching mid-December and I still have the “beard” I grew last month during our Beards4Boobs fundraiser. I’ve kept it for a number of reasons:

  1. Every time I see myself in the mirror I’m reminded that I haven’t announced the winner of the Name That Beard contest yet. I really need to do that, because someone did win and there is a prize to be awarded.
  2. Neither my wife nor my son has inquired as to just when I plan on shaving.
  3. I’m curious to see whether another month of growth will fill in the sparse bits.
  4. I may want to go all Joaquin Phoenix at some point in the near future.

In case you missed it, we managed to raise just over $3,900 in November, thanks to our fuzzy chins and the generosity of our sponsors. I’ve also heard rumors that a Beards4Boobs t-shirt will soon be available for purchase, with a portion of proceeds from each sale going to the Breast Cancer Research Fund. Not coincidentally, Pete DiLillo, the man whose beard attracted the most sponsorship dollars will soon be receiving one of these t-shirts in recognition of his awesomenity…awesomnambulance…awesomeness.