Archive for January, 2019
 

 
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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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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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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Birding Matters

With all the buzz ecological and nature preservation projects are creating in today’s media, it is an interesting fact that few residents of the Rio Grande Valley realize the richness found in our wild habitat. There are curr...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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The Rio Grande Valley’s Top Restaurants…

According to the August 2013 issue of the Texas Monthly, the Valley’s top four restaurants are…..drumroll 1-     El Divino, McAllen, Texas – Surprise is the typical response when newcomers step into this shopping-cent...
by Nydia O