Archive for August, 2018
 

 
Bargain Book

Spanglish Ads of the Week

                          During a recent trip to Houston, Texas, we stopped at a roadside Stripes Gas station in Riviera, Texas, to buy something to eat. I grabb...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Tripadvisor’s Top Area Restaurants

  There used to be a time when tourism professionals felt they had some sort of control over who they thought was the best restaurant in town, or the best hotel, and they would use their own criteria to direct visitors to ...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Lourdes Schoellkopf. On Painting Life

With each stroke of the brush, Lourdes Schoellkopf recreates the tropical landscapes of the Rio Grande Valley she loves so much. “I love all of God’s creation; the trees, the flowers, and the animals,” Schoellkopf said as...
by Nydia O
 

 

 
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Michael Mascha: Revolutionizing Nude Photography

Have you ever considered the camera is the most unimportant thing about a photographer’s work? If so, you share the opinion of photographer Michael Mascha who believes it is the eye of the photographer together with proportio...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Mario’s Unique Mexican Loteria

The summer is a very busy time for artist Mario Godinez who is currently working on a long thought about project based on the popular Mexican game of  La Loteria.  “This is the time I have to create my work, because I do no...
by Nydia O