I went to the Raleigh, NCÂ flea market on Sunday because it was 81 degrees! I thought it was a good omen when we scored a parking place near the entrance without having to ride around for 20 minutes. We walkedÂ in and saw a good number of vendors, things were looking good-I had a strong feeling.
But ultimately-Â I regret to inform you that I walked away with zero. Nothing was even really photo worthy. Except for one thing.
This print. It was big, it was abstract but the paper was slightly discolored in one spot, it needed a whole new frame jobÂ andÂ I liked it. How much is it? $60. OK, I’ll walk around some more and see if it sells. The whole day went by and the print remained.
I went back over and said I’d offer $30, the vendor said $35 and so it was a deal. Let me go get some cash and I’ll be back. One 20 minute restroom shenanigan with DC and I return. The print is gone, vendor sold it.
I’m fine with it…it wasn’t meant to be.
Lesson learned-offer the vendor the $10 you have in your pocket as a down payment to hold it.
If you are wondering the artist’s name is Aldo Luongo.
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