Archive for June, 2017
 

 
Ford - Ferrari

A Spanglish Poem About Valley Car Dealerships

                    If lo que tu quieres is to buy a car Visit the folks who are buena gente. Or dale gas and shop around Maybe a young brunette will help you out. Regardless, i...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Hand Made in the Rio Grande Valley

As soon as they walk into the store, visitors to Rios of Mercedes Boots are captivated by the smell of leather hides, the harmonious sound of sewing machines, and the kaleidoscope of colors on cowboy boots carefully displayed o...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Spanglish: A Bastard Jargon?

Growing up in the Rio Grande Valley it was hard not to mix languages when talking with friends, but never with my father, for he prohibited us from mixing languages. Like Octavio Paz, he probably believed Spanglish was an abom...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Wesmer Drive inn

Una Noche en el Autocinema

A menos que sea un ermitaño, nadie que este leyendo estas líneas ha faltado a la cita con la “pantalla de plata”, quizá en una ocasión o tal vez cada semana pero todos en algún momento de la vida hemos ido al cine. Hoy...
by Luis Suner
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Tony Bennett: The Birding Festival’s Anniversary Artist

Unaware at the time, Tony Bennett was predestined to be the artist who inconspicuously married the arts with birding at the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival. During Bennett’s sophomore year at Texas State University, he was...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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