I’ve started and stopped beards many times in the last thirty years.
A few years back, I finally found my rythym on this issue.
Instead of yes versus no, I wait for the impulse to come, then I start my annual Winter Beard.
Soon enough, another impulse in the Spring will likely end its tenure.
So it goes, like the seasons, the cycle
Works for me, anyway!
The picture reflects a couple days of progress…