Editor note: We are pleased to have received a piece from Gene Novogrodsky during his annual sojourn from the frozen northeast near the northern border of the United States. Seems fate has Gene reporting from “polar opposites” the farthest depths of the south to the most desolate reaches of the north.
As readers we benefit from the views from each of the extreme latitudes. Keep the observational slices coming. Thanks Gene
…beer, cigarette buyers, open-carry black revolvers in black holsters on hips ….
…pickups, cars, canoes, house boats, bicycles, motorcycles ..grabbing short summer months …. Blot problems, enter the outdoors ….
…Native American Navajo camp counselor tells me that the born-with-silver-spoon-in-mouth kids are surprised he’s alive – “Thought you were all extinct.” ….
Author: Gene Novogrodsky
Eugene “Gene” Novogrodsky, a Brownsville resident for nearly three decades, writes North American border slices, from eastern Canada to central Mexico, and in between. He is one of the founders of the Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center Writers Forum in San Benito. He sometimes participates with the informal Resaca Writers Group in Brownsville. He prefers, however, to read to two or three attentive listeners – when asked!