Down on the Border

Mexico came up this week on account of Cinco de Mayo and we posted a little snippet from To Fetch A Thief. Mexico factors into the Chet and Bernie series and so do border towns. This is from Heart of Barkness:

Tesabe looked to be very small, with just one paved street and a few dirt roads running off it. We rode up a steep, curving hill, not seeing a single human, member of the nation within, or even a chicken, and this was the kind of place where you’d expect a chicken or two. I didn’t even hear any buzzing flies. They called this a border town?

 

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6 Responses to “Down on the Border”

  1. Herd of Hounds
    9:42 am on May 7th, 2022

    Good day to everyone!
    Maybe it’s a border town because it borders on being a town.

  2. B. Stover
    10:22 am on May 7th, 2022

    Good day to all.

  3. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    8:30 pm on May 7th, 2022

    Border!…Maybe there are a ton of Border Collies living there….sniff!sniff!…Actually, I think we here live in a Border Town. Pretty small, no Border Collies, just on the edge of everything which I cannot grasp…grunt!

  4. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    8:41 pm on May 7th, 2022

    Today!…Me and my friend got a few things done in the garden…snort!…Finally the weather is warming up a bit. Her and I were able to get the bird bath out of the patio and hammered into place between the hostas, which are just coming up!..snuffle!…Beau’s hosta, the one he peed on everyday, is really coming out. It will be a monster this year!…yeep!…Then using the dolly we were able to move the concrete statue of a little boy and a frog sitting on a bowl into place under the bird bath…wheeze!…That thing weighs a TON!…grunt!.. She will put some colorful plants in the boys bowl. Then she and I went to a garden center and she bought potting soil (15.00 a bag these days!) and some geraniums and 4 Celebrity tomato plants…gurgle!…Why is everything so expensive?? She said she did not have any extra money to buy me a slim jim…grump!

  5. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    11:08 pm on May 7th, 2022

    Baseball!….The Cardinals were killing those Giants in earlier games but now there is trouble brewing…gasp! damn!

  6. Riõ - The Evil Pug
    12:33 am on May 8th, 2022

    Hobbit!…Well, I thought Hobbit was going to show up tonight. She said she was in her last post ….sniff!…Too tired to wait for her any longer. Going to my warm soft bed with all my toys in all the right places…sniffle!…Friends can be so very cruel. Not Hobbit of course. She takes care of animals. ..grunt!

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