IMAGES OF SMALL THINGS FROM THE BIGGEST COUNTY IN TEXAS #584 – “Badges? We ain’t got no badges. We don’t need no badges! I don’t have to show you any stinkin’ badges!”

13-09-26 messilla pm_0710 copy

We were returning to our room in Mesilla NM after a pleasing meal at Josefina’s gate. We had rounded the corner and were near the entrance to our room when we encountered “Gold Hat”.  He had a great bluff  working and stoutly proclaimed he was with the Federales and did not permit travel down “his” road. I put on my best Bogart and demanded to see his badge. You know his reply.

Live as if you had a stnkin’ badge, you do! ††† en theos ††† jimwork