Chamizal National Memorial

The Chamizal park marks the peaceful resolution of a US-Mexico border dispute. In 1848, the United States and Mexico signed the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, which ended the Mexican-American War and surrendered around half of Mexico’s territory to the US. The new border was placed at the Rio Grande River, and since this river was shallow … More Chamizal National Memorial

Some Texas Flowers

It’s been a while since I have been out West. One thing I like about it is that nearly all of the critters and plants I see here are different from the ones I usually see back East, and the western desert has a surprising number of flowering plants. So here are same native Texas … More Some Texas Flowers