Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’
 

 
The Rio Grande River as seen from the Progreso bridge. The border wall can be seen in the distance.

Nuevo Progreso; Our Mexican Valley Town

A day trip to Nuevo Progreso Mexico never gets old. Just a short walk across the Progreso bridge south of Weslaco disconnects me from routine. My husband and I prefer to visit during the week to avoid the crowds, but with Decem...
by Tapia - Gonzales
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DHS Leadership Academy

New Leadership Academy at Texas Southmost College

What if the Valley had a community college that could design, develop and deliver quality workforce training programs for the private or public sectors in a short amount of time? The types of programs often associated with high...
by Tapia - Gonzales
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Bishop Daniel Flores blessing of congregation members celebrating a birthday or anniversary.

First Sunday of Advent with Bishop Daniel Flores

December 1st, 2019, the first Sunday of advent began with a pleasant surprise; Bishop Daniel E. Flores celebrated mass at our church in Harlingen. It took me a few seconds to realize it was him during the entrance procession af...
by Tapia - Gonzales
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El Angel

My 9-11 Mexico Experience

The morning began with a quick shower and hopes to be ready with enough time for breakfast. The private tour van was scheduled to pick us up promptly at 9:00 a.m. at the lobby of our hotel on the beautiful Paseo de la Reforma i...
by Tapia - Gonzales
 

 
 
Photo taken outside 100% Antojitos Mexicanos in Harlingen during the Chember of Commerce ribbon cutting celebration. Photo is from the restaurant's Facebook page.

Antojitos Mexicanos en Harlingen, Texas

Recientemente descubrí un nuevo restaurante de comida mexicana en Harlingen, Texas. Se trata de 100% Antojitos Mexicanos. Me gusta la palabra “antojitos” pero si la traducimos al Ingles se dice que son “snacks” y para ...
by Tapia - Gonzales