Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Down by the Bingo Casino....

Whenever I travel I try to find a good  flea market. After doing some research on the internet I came up empty. So when I arrived in Bemidji I asked around to see if anyone knew of any flea markets. I was told about an informal market on Friday mornings in nearby Cass Lake.  I was told to take the highway a few miles east and turn off when I see the Bingo Palace Casino sign.
There were a few cute items like this primitive yet charming Paul Bunyon desk top decor. Nothing says Minnesota quite like Paul Bunyon and Babe, the Blue Ox, dontcha know? There were a few other items of interest but the overall theme of this market was death as you can see by the bountiful selection of knives, guns, traps and dead animals, etc.
I can appreciate a good selection of "Mantiques" as much as the next person but all these weapons of mass destruction were a little too gruesome for me.

Even the Ken dolls are dressed to kill.
Love, Kelly

3 comments:

  1. So very hilarious! As you said, even the weather is trying to kill you in Minnesota. I outta know, I spend 11 frozen years there.

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  2. I love this post very much.please keep sharing of knowledges with us.

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