I should mention that my cooking spot from the last post was about 50yds from the border. Where I stealthed for the night was about 150yds from the border.
It might be a physical barrier but to me it is a reminder of how alike people are. People look the same, act the same, and eat the same on both sides. Our TV and radio signals don’t adhere to immigration policies.
Rivers (Rio Grande or Nueces) make good boundaries for cartographers and diplomats. But before those interlopers arrive rivers bring people together rather than keep them apart.