Bottle Tree, Taqueria

San Antonio. Some people know what tacos are, others know what bottle trees are. Some people go to Texas, others go to Hell. Charlie Pride sings by the taqueria with the bottle tree: Is anybody goin’ to San Antone? You may all go to Hell. The woman with the Spanish accent intones the words of […]

We are the Skin-Walkers

New Mexico. “Ay, mis hijos! Pueblo fantasma!” “No. It is not a ghost town. The population has been shrinking since the 1950s. The trains don’t seem to matter so much. Half of the gas stations have been closed with shelves stocked with products for a few years, and we can’t get any coolant, but it’s […]