Sunday, December 27, 2009

A Meeting on the Border.

On Christmas day three of us, My wife Equality, her sister ruok I were near El Pasoo, on our way to Phoenix from our home in Galveston. We veared off I-10 near the intersection of Texas, New Mexico,and Mexico. I wanted a picture of the long fence line seperating two nations. I had seen the fence on an earlier trip to El Paso, the image fascinated me and I wanted to share it with the ladies. 

There is a small shanty town divided by a fence. The Mexican side is not quite as beat up as the American side.  .I noticed a group of people behind me where I took my picture and observed the long fenceline . I don't know what they were doing. I don't know if they were smuggling drugs, or just exchanging Christmas greetings. I do know the fence wasn't keeping any one out. and as far as this group of people were concerned it was only a minor obstacle. We didn't stick around to find out.



On 4/06/2010 06:13:00 AM, Blogger Da Babe said...

Wasn't there a shootout right there around 2 weeks after Christmas? I do imagine your wife and sister in law wanted OUTATHERE real fast!


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