Reminiscing: My Old Barber Shops

I have vivid memories of the first barber shop I visited as a very young child—a tiny place, only 5 or 6 chrome plated chairs with little padded arm rests for men to wait their turn. Unlike the picture, the seat and back were black. The shop only had room for 2 barbers. As a young child I thought these… Continue reading

Now This Is a Barber Shop

I remember going to the barber shop as a young child.  A haircut cost 50 cents.  My father was flabbergasted when the price went as high as a dollar.  I recall there were old men who would just sit around in the barber shop talking.  Obviously retired, this was better than black and white television. But, as with everything else,… Continue reading