Mission Children

The Tejanos of South Texas

The video at the visitors center at Mission San Jose in San Antonio concluded with an interesting dialogue between a child and her mother. The child states that the indigenous people who lived in the mission have all died, but...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
Elia, Hortencia and Aurora

Senior Living in the Rio Grande Valley

On Friday June 13th I found Elia Lopez, Hortencia Cavazos, Aurora Maxey, and Irene and husband Leon Marquez at Harlingen’s Senior Community Center (HSCC)during a father’s day celebration organized by the center. Elia, Horte...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
Mexican Courtyard

Mi Casa is your Home

What is Mexican culture? I never really give this any thought, and yet ever so often it strikes me right on the face. Last night I was at a very nice party talking with a young Mexican business woman, who was sharing with me th...
by Nydia O
 

 

 
Brownsville Downtown Block Event 009

Growing Good Kids

Everybody is familiar with traditional elementary school curriculums, and assumes kids spend most of the day learning inside a classroom. There are exceptions, for education is evolving and adapting to the needs of modern socie...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Cruising Forward

Osprey Cruises began its Texas journey in Port Aransas in 1971 as a deep-sea fishing tour business relocating to South Padre Island in 1997 where they are currently cementing a steadfast maritime legacy.   “We moved to Sout...
by Nydia O