photo bloghaircut1.jpg
Since he was a young lad, my son Spencer has always delighted in his trips to the barber shop, not a stylist, not a designer salon, not the Hair Cuttery, but a real and true barber shop! Living in the Nation’s Capitol as we do, such a relic of bygone times has become harder and harder to find, especially if the head in question demands a haircut in a style of a decidedly bygone era. A few years ago, at a event known as Sledfest, we discovered the amazing husband/wife duo of Devon “Di-Di” Shilling, and her husband, Smiling John! They run a friendly, affordable and always welcoming shop in York, Pennsylvania. Although it is a bit of a haul from stuffy old D.C., it is always worth the roadtrip through the back roads of the Keystone State. Spencer gets a great haircut, we have a good time on the road, we get to share tales of razors, hot rods & Rockabilly, and of course, there always seems to be a diner of lunch counter somewhere along the way. It is, after all, the land of Texas Hot Weiners. In PA. Go figure!
 photo bloghair6.jpg
The man, the legend, an artist with a straight razor- Smiling John Shilling
 photo bloghair4.jpg
Nothing better than a hot towel & lots of lather
 photo bloghair3.jpg
Always under the watchful eyes of THE KING
 photo bloghair2.jpg
Going to DiDi & John’s is like a trip to the local art gallery- Body art, that is
 photo bloghair5.jpg
Would YOU trust this man with a straight razor? You bet!
 photo bloghair7.jpg
You can always count on a stylish look in York!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s