Musings from airport security

Do you ever wonder, as you stand in your socks or bare feet with your jacket off and your personal toiletries in a baggie, that the terrorists might just have won a little?

Also, matter how many times I fly through the El Paso airport (about twice a year) I am still unnerved by the intense scrutiny every person receives from Border Patrol.

They don’t just look at you. They scan you like they know you got something and they damn sure are going to find it.

Gotta be tough work, I imagine, looking that close at every traveller….


My New Mexico visit has been great!! Now I am ready to go home. I get to sleep in my own bed tonight!!! Yay!!

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  • New Mexican

    Did you see the plaque honoring Marty Robbins? And how about the "equestrian" statue of don Juan de Onate? Did you read the words on the mountain on the Mexican side of the border?

  • Karen Fayeth

    New Mexican –

    Equestrian statue? Check (right there at the airport entrance, looming large!)

    Words? Didn't look for them this time, but have seen them. Photo here

    My best friend's folks live right off the border highway.

    Marty Robbins plaque? Hey, this is one I don't know! Where is it? I'll make sure to look next time!

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