We all know what the latest news is… RAIN!

… and thunder, lightning, some hail. I can’t blame the ghosts downtown when the lights go out now.


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Que Fregados is a quirky look at little things that strike us funny in Laredo and the unique Latino culture. Suggestions and comments are welcome. You can also email to quefregados@gmail.com.
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8 Responses to We all know what the latest news is… RAIN!

  1. em gee says:

    Nice picture! That building looks even scarier with the lightning in the background =o

  2. MaryHelen says:

    Great capture! I think I know where that location is: old church at Farragut and Davis? My dad used to have his office at Matamoros and Davis, across the street from St. Peter’s Plaza, just one block north of this building. That neighborhood is rich in history!! Wish someone would write a book filled with the background stories of those old buildings — especially the ghost stories! :oO

    • que fregados says:

      The Heritage foundation has a lot of these stories. Have you ever taken the downtown trolley tour? They tour the downtown homes and have loads of stories of all the houses, including the 1st Episcopal Church (pictured). I even took the Haunted Trolley tour and the museum director told stories of some of the supposed hauntings downtown. Pretty neat. I love Laredo history.

  3. despeinada says:

    Fantastic picture, Que Fregados. I love the way the lighting seems to touch down between the stop sign and the church, and how the crisscrossing of the power lines dissects the moody evening sky. Great composition.

    • que fregados says:

      Thanks – I asked the lightning bolt to move a little to the right and further back to get it just right!

      JK – no photoshop used, but I did snap about 35 pictures before I could capture lightning.

  4. que fregados says:

    Facebook comments:

    Lala – nice picture. love rain. thunder just a little. let it rain, let it rain…..thank you jesus…

    Margarita – That is the thunder that probably left me without light!!!

    Erika – Ironic: the day I bought a car it rains, and not only that, it hails, i guess it is like sarcasm. Like when something is very unlikely to happen one says, el dia q eso pase va a llover, o ya llovio. I’ve been meaning to buy a car since forever, and finally when I did, llovio 😦

  5. Saralice says:

    nice shot!

  6. rick78 says:

    Very nice ! There is a book named ” Stories that must never die ” is about ghosts in Laredo and cities along the Rio Grande . There is a very good condition copy at Cigarroa Middle . Maybe this building or others have stories to write a book about.

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