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El Angel

My 9-11 Mexico Experience

Posted  September 11, 2019  by  Tapia - Gonzales

The morning began with a quick shower and hopes to be ready with enough time for breakfast. The private tour van was scheduled to pick us up promptly at 9:00 a.m. at the lobby of our hotel on the beautiful Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City. Today’s tour included the Basilica of Our Lady […]

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Photo taken outside 100% Antojitos Mexicanos in Harlingen during the Chember of Commerce ribbon cutting celebration. Photo is from the restaurant's Facebook page.

Antojitos Mexicanos en Harlingen, Texas

Posted  August 16, 2019  by  Tapia - Gonzales

Recientemente descubrí un nuevo restaurante de comida mexicana en Harlingen, Texas. Se trata de 100% Antojitos Mexicanos. Me gusta la palabra “antojitos” pero si la traducimos al Ingles se dice que son “snacks” y para mi no es lo mismo. La palabra antojitos significa algo muy sabroso en porción pequeña pero no necesariamente un aperitivo […]

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Dorsey at Lake Medina RV Resort
Camping Life

Meet Dorsey

Posted  August 12, 2019  by  Tapia - Gonzales

The day was April 22, 2018, when my husband and I decided to buy a 20-foot travel trailer we named Dorsey.  We love to travel, but tired of the same routine of hotels, restaurants, malls, and realizing we are not getting any younger we wanted to experience more of the outdoors. Explore beyond the concrete […]

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Lupe with Dorsey
Camping Life

The Camping Experience in New Mexico

Posted  August 12, 2019  by  Tapia - Gonzales

Today, August 12, 2019, marks the one-year anniversary of our 3-week summer camping trip to New Mexico.  We bought our travel camper in April of 2018, and drove it to nearby locations for practice runs. We visited South Padre Island, Goliad, and the central Texas Gulf Coast. Our dream was to drive it outside of […]

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Adrian Tapia Collage

Finding the Roots of my Passion

Posted  October 11, 2018  by  Tapia - Gonzales

Have you ever felt a strong passion for something without understanding why? I am not referring to superficial things but desires such as playing an instrument, painting, writing and even a career path. Times when you’ve said you’ve always wanted to do something and felt sincere disappointment and despair for not having done this. In […]

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