Gate(ways)

In Southern New Mexico, gates are very important. New houses often have custom-made iron gates with scroll designs or geometric cut-outs. Those are nice, but my favorites are the wooden gates that grace the historic adobe houses in the area, especially when they are surrounded by flowers. They hint of something even lovelier within the hidden courtyards. They seem to say, ‘What dwells inside is good.

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  1. I love the blue one, but then I’m fond of that color. And I love the gate idea, suggesting something good is worth protecting. Something about not tossing pearls before swine……

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