An opening.
  • An opening.
I went to the US/Canada border recently and talked to the guys with guns about the new permanent sculpture that's up there—the one that's got border police tackling looky-loos and taking them in for questioning.

The artists, Lead Pencil Studio, weren't trying to be overtly political with their work, but now it's such a spectacle that they worry it could be causing too much trouble.

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What's going on up there? Here's my piece in this week's paper about the sign that's not a sign.

It's the first thing you see when the guards release you into the U.S. at Interstate 5.