Archive for August, 2017
 

 
Alligator in Harlingen, Texas

Valley Wild

This morning we had the unusual privilege of welcoming an uninvited guest; an  alligator  about 10 feet long, was casually swimming in the murky waters of the Arroyo Colorado.    It is not the first time we see an alligato...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Spanglish Advertising

Not English, not Spanish, just Spanglish

I’m sure most of you have seen many different variations of advertising in the “ Spanglish” language, billboards and ads are everywhere today as they were yesterday. Sometimes, I don’t believe we even notice the “lang...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Laurel Park 1950

Own Mid – Century Modernism in Harlingen, Texas

One of the most Avant-garde design eras was the middle of the 20th century, and Harlingen is home to several mid-century buildings and homes. Unfortunately, most homes and buildings have been remodeled and stripped of their his...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Gaby and Mario

Modern Day Icons

Once you meet Mario Godinez and Gaby Gonzalez you realize they have something special, an “aura” of creativity and sensitivity seems to flow around them. Gaby first laid eyes on Mario during a ceramics class at the Universi...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Reuben Garza

Reuben Garza’s Journey with Tejano Music

Reuben Garza is no stranger to awards ceremonies, he has been inducted to the Hall of Fame of Conjunto Music in Alice, Corpus Christi and San Antonio, Texas, and he was also a Latin Grammy nominee for best Bajo Sexto player. Th...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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