Andy Warhol at 1972 opening

Andy Warhol in South Texas

There can be no better backdrop for an Andy Warhol (1928-1987) exhibit than the Art Museum of South Texas, for it revisits the history that brought two tremendously talented individuals to South Texas back in 1972. October of 1...
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Why I will not watch the Fifty Shades of Grey Movie

A couple of years ago, and after years and years of yo-yo diets, bingeing in front of the TV, and postponing outdoor walks it finally dawned on me: my body is not my own. As one gets older, things that used to be important seem...
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UTRGV Vaquero Logo

New UTRGV Vaquero Logo is Created. Will Locals Like it?

A couple of days ago, the new logo for the new University of Texas Rio Grande Valley was unveiled. The Vaquero finally came to life. What do Valley folks think? According to an article by Greg Luca published in the Monitor the...
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Violent Cities in Texas

The Rio Grande Valley much Safer than the rest of Texas.

How I wished I had read Dan Solomon’s story published January 23, 2015 by Texas Monthly online edition before my RGV promotional trip to Fort Wayne, Indiana. ¬†The title of the article is “The FBI’s List of th...
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Charles Stillman

How Fortunes were made in the Rio Grande Valley. Charles Stillman

This Throwback Thursday we reintroduce Charles Stillman, founder of Brownsville, Texas. Never ceases to amaze me how the region was such a land of opportunity. An opportunity that not always proved legitimate, but an opportunit...
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