"south of the border" bookend souvenir, an avon pandy pandy soap holder...
a chalkware rooster, floral ribbon, and autumn hued fruits tablecloth.
for some reason i just have this feeling all these items came from the same home. i left behind about 6 hot plate trivets of several cities along with one from "south of the border", which put the thought in my head of the bookend being from there.
on the subject of 'south of the border'.....making a trip there has been on my to-do list for quite sometime...along with myrtle beach. it sounds like a hoot! old roadside attractraction, lots of photo ops next to big concrete gorillas, cacti, sombero clad fellows and more...much more !
below is a chuck o' plagiary to nutshell what the place is:
did you read that?! Dirty Old Man Shop!
here is a song that i just found that captures some of the kookiness of the place!