I purchased the above statue, the one on the left, ha ha, in 1989.
I was shopping for small plaster Christmas ornaments to paint, all the rage that year.
There sat this unpainted statue. I had seen one painted at the Flea Market and wanted it, but it was 70 dollars. This one was 15 dollars.
I brought it home and hand rubbed paint on it until I was happy with it, and since that day it has been on the kitchen counter.
The day I brought it home, Bob said "why did you buy that?"
I said "Really?? You don't Know?"
He looks JUST LIKE YOU.
The photo on the left is 1987 of Bob and I at my Son's wedding.
Last week, I removed the Christmas tree from the kitchen counter and struggles across the floor carrying the 45-pound statue and sitting it down, I declared,
I want to get rid of this thing but who would want it?
"You can't get rid of that, he's, my brother!"
And we had a long loud laugh.