Twist and Shout

Twist and Shout
Life is never straight (Joey Kulkin photo)

Friday, November 23, 2012

Vignettes from Vermont: Black Friday

The Art Gallery Dude Who Stares at Olympia Beer Sign Goats;
sign for sale at

"You win the personality award.
I realize that won't make you rich, though."

BENNINGTON -- I blame the two Red Bulls and full pot of coffee, Art Gallery Dude thought, as he replayed the events of Black Friday by looking at the photos he snapped.

All of that caffeine and taurine mixed together with day-after tryptophan coursed through Art Gallery Dude's veins for 8 hours amid the steady stream of customers, which is why he sparked conversations galore and in return received the hearty compliment above.

Indeed, Art Gallery Dude lacks many things, but rich in personality he'll forever be.

Here's AGD's little photographic romp through 8 hours of Black Friday hustle and bustle at Fiddlehead at Four Corners, the old marble bank turned art gallery:

Early modest sales: 2 stoneware mugs

Then this glass vase sold. Been at Fiddlehead for years.

Art Gallery Dude displaying his wrist modeling skills

If that fails he could be a pinky model;
is there a sexier pinky in America?

AGD doesn't have any perty exes who live in Texas
but look at that wrist for displaying license plate bracelets!

Ginger hair and yellow dichroic earrings ... good match?

Beefy neck model?

Meanwhile, Fiddlehead's Graffiti Vault was a magnet for fun today

Turquoise mohair scarf ... so soft against AGD's skin

AGD pulls off the silk scarf look too

That's right, honey.

Art Gallery Dude may have a heart of glass
but it still pumps with hot red blood

No, Art Gallery Dude, this is not the crystal egg from Risky Business

Take my glass vase, please!

AGD probably needs to work on his Buddha skills ...

... a nice goblet full of wine might help him get there

Meanwhile, the Graffiti Vault continues to hop with Chalkers...

... and even more Chalkers

By 4 o'clock Art Gallery Dude started to get a bit punchy with Stodgy Sam

Yet showed an air of upper-crustyism

Until he got goofy in the Brew Vault;
AGD would pay a few bucks to find out
what this Michelob man and woman are up to these days

Art Gallery Dude just wants to make music with someone

Just not this fella

With her, yes.

Tastes like that horse AGD bet on last year

"It's late in the day, I'm talking to you, hear what I say."