Mexico Drug War

February 1 in Ciudad Juarez (across the border from El Paso) 15 teenagers were murdered when a couple pickups full of assassins pulled up on both ends of the street and shot up a party. Around 14 more were wounded. This is an example of the kind of violence that has plagued Mexico since early […]

Photo test-Pueblo Nuevo

We’re playing around with different photo services for the best, freest, most unlimited, most viewable photo storage and sharing service: Flickr, Snapfish, Shutterfly, and now Google’s Picasa… So here’s a link to a few photos from Pueblo Nuevo, just to see how this looks. If you have any suggestions we’d love to hear them. Ideally […]

Some thoughts about police

Yesterday in the Tacoma area tens of thousands of people lined the streets to pay their respects to four police who were shot in cold blood. Besides the obvious tragedy we’ve felt, it’s been interesting for us to note the differences in law enforcement and the relationship between cops and communities here and in Mexico. […]