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The Scoop Sundaes

Foodie Weekend in the Valley

The dog days of Summer are slow and sometimes unbearable. A splash in the swimming pool is undesirably lukewarm. But we make the best of it because we like the slower pace. During a weekend in July of 2018, we decided to revisi...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
De la izquierda; Pedro, Christian y Jordi

Desayunando con Música del Mariachi Real del Valle

La Vida Valle está llena de color y sabor. Disfrutar de una comida “Tex-Mex” acompañada de música en vivo no es nada inusual. Esta mañana, mi esposo y yo visitamos el restaurante “El Rancho” en la ciudad de Harlinge...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
Hammerhead Shark

De Pesca en el Valle de Texas

English version below. WRADIO MÉXICO 17/07/2018 – 14:15 CDT El pasado fin de semana en la Isla del Padre, en Estados Unidos, fue caputado un tiburón martillo de unos 4.3 metros de largo. De acuerdo con el portal AB...
by Nydia O
 

 

 
El Santuario Snacks

El Santuario Tacos & Cocktails

My family and I had dinner at El Santuario last night. It is a different taco experience. The place is housed in what many moons ago used to be the Brownsville KOA. It has a high pitched roof sort of like the one the Whataburge...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
God Save Texas by Lawrence Wright.

God Save Texas; A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State by Lawrence Wright

Just finished reading Lawrence Wright’s latest book God Save Texas; A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State.  I recommended this book so much that I have attached a purchase link below. Why do I love it? I do beca...
by Nydia O