Lupe and Nydia

Why Mexican Culture Celebrations in the US?

Mexican Independence Day is celebrated every September 16, but to kick off the holiday one must experience the Grito de Dolores (a call to arms; a cry). This “kick-off” happens the night of September 15 and is reena...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
Nana's Taqueria of Weslaco

The Tasty Side of Immigration

We celebrate Hispanic Heritage month from mid-September to mid-October, but let us think of those who came to the United States from Mexico in search of a better life and by doing so improved our own lives. The list I have comp...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Fresh As Can Be….Frozen at Sea

This article was featured in the July edition of the Valley Business Report magazine For three generations the Burnells have been shrimping in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It was the year 1941 when Burnie Bernard Burnell i...
by Nydia O
 

 

 
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Rockin’ For A Cause

I wrote this article for RGV Beyond Arts & More  magazine. It was the June 2013 cover story. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing about the Renaissance Rockers.  If you click on this link, you can find...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
UTB

A Nontraditional Student

                        I recently rejoined the student body of the University of Texas- Texas Southmost College at Brownsville, Texas, and it has been an experience b...
by Nydia O