The unpleasant chore of coming home to your own country

This is the sort of picture that can be an icon of the times. These are not good times.

The writer Jeff Sharlet took the picture of his daughter, 9, at a covered bridge in St. Alban’s, Vermont, the border crossing into Canada.

They went to Canada a few days ago, then came back over the weekend.

He posted his coming back story on Twitter.