We made a visit to Chester, CT yesterday. There were a few events going on that we wanted to attend.
First, the Maple & Main Gallery was having a clothesline sale. A clothesline sale is when the gallery hangs paintings, without frames, on a clothesline out on the front porch. The paintings are discounted because the expense of the frame isn’t involved. The very kind woman inside explained to me that people really enjoy these types of sales because they are able to purchase quality art without spending all sorts of money. Sounded good to me. I almost bought something and then reminded myself that we still haven’t framed a painting we purchased about five years ago in Punta Cana. When we frame that and hang it, we’ll buy something else.
We also wanted to attend the alleged town-wide tag sale that was supposed to run all weekend. I haven’t been to a tag sale in about thirty years, so I thought that would be fun. There was a problem though – the tag sale was advertised as running both Saturday and Sunday, but, in actuality, only ran Saturday. Which was disappointing because we visited Chester on Sunday. Do you know how it feels to stand in the middle of Main Street, looking around for a tag sale that doesn’t exist? Like a kid looking for a lost dog that isn’t coming back.
Oh well. We had fun anyway. I got to play with my Sigma wide-angle lens a lot. I took a bunch of pictures that I will post below. Just be warned – I am starting to post pictures that I wouldn’t normally post. Ones that don’t meet the standard for this blog. I figure that people just want to see pictures of stuff, so who am I to filter out something that someone might enjoy?