The decor was fun and attractive, and the background music was 50's doo-wop.
After lunch we went to Newburyport to check out Piels Craftsmen (a model boat store extroardinnaire). The proprietor, Bill, recommended that we head across the street to Oldies Market. It was a glorified Antique Mall in a barn. But the "stuff" wasn't like Texas Stuff. The fact that the mix was different, and that is was all DUSTED, made it more interesting than most.
You don't find lobster traps in Allen, Texas. (Let alone these Quonset Hug shaped ones AND the more usual rhomboid ones.
The gift shop is called A Shore Thing. There was lots to like! It apparently presents itself as a home for shabby chick ambience as well as local arts and crafts. Regretably the man in charge during my visit didn't know the names of any of the local artists. (If they ARE local).
Walsingham Art Gallery. Boy, I can pick them!
GEE, I sure miss my paints!