Beards take a lot of effort to grow. You have to be willing to go through the itchy, uneven look to get to the point when you can shape them into something nice. When they’re done well, they can turn a cherub-faced pup into a strong handsome man. When they’re done wrong, well, you’ve all seen Duck Dynasty.
When asked how short he’d allow his beard to be trimmed, Jeff adorably answered “she married me with nothing on my face, so I’m willing to go that far.” It was a good decision.
When Jeff comes out dressed in a slick jacket and sweater instead of the overalls he came in with, no one recognized him – including his own wife! She couldn’t believe the difference, finally seeing the face she married after decades with a beard.