landscaping feature created by half-burying an old claw-foot cast iron bathtub on end in the front yard, and placing a statue of the Virgin
Mary inside, creating a shrine
that is then augmented by the tasteful addition of various lawn gnomes, painted rocks, gazing balls, and the occasional pink flamingo. In these days
correctness, the Bathtub Virgin
has surpassed the lawn jockey as the ultimate status symbol of the trailer park crowd.