IMG_20130802_113650_180

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
 

 
 
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
 

 
 
Port Isabel, Texas 103

Historic Port Isabel, Texas

One of the many blessings of living in the Rio Grande Valley is the weather, and April days are adorned with clear blue skies, blooming shrubs, low humidity and temperatures in the mid to upper 70’s. Another blessing is the b...
by Nydia O
 

 

 
6.14 cecilia b

The Stages of Aging. What Comes Next?

This is the first of a series that the Valley Catholic Newspaper has assigned me to write. I am very grateful for the opportunity, and I hope the stories touch people’s hearts. DONNA — Cecilia Batungbacal, who has lived...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
JoAnn Folsom 1

Taking Care of our Loved Ones

Taking care of an elder family member is known to be far beyond an easy task. According to the Center for Disease Control 25% of US adults are currently providing care or assistance to a person with a long-term illness or disab...
by Nydia O