Last week the Border Patrol held a bizarrely theatrical press event that claimed to offer reporters an opportunity to "walk in a migrant's shoes.” Herded along by Border Patrol agents and U.S. Senator Ted...
Before we learned to swim, my brothers and sisters delighted in hitching a ride on my dad’s broad back and hanging on for dear life as he swam out into the deeper end of the local public...
Last week we were painfully distressed by the drowning of a young father and his baby daughter as they sought refuge in our country from the desperate situations in their home of El Salvador. 
Not sure, but “bet your bottom dollar you’ll lose your blues in Chicago.”  I’m just back from a trip to Chi-town, third largest city in the U.S. (2.7 million, after New York and Los...
The Commemorative Air Force Rio Grande Valley Wing has a new home in Los Fresnos, Texas.  Embracing the challenge that a new venue presents, volunteers are preparing to host the first – at this...
Oh, so many expressions on TV news, about or from national figures, uttered by television hosts or guests, that often defy—but are badly in need of—translation.  Like “oh, he walked that back.” They make...
Trump to destroy the Garden of Eden? The U.S. to wage war on Persia, modern day Iran?  Sure, why not? Everything else seems up for grabs, including, oh, like the world’s environment - “no...
North Alamo Water Supply Corporation is the state leader in the use of reverse osmosis to produce drinking water and is now pioneering the possible use of nanofiltration in the desalination of groundwater. Faced...
El Cinco de Mayo celebrations honor an important military victory in Mexico’s history.   Specifically, the Mexican Army led by Goliad, Texas native General Ignacio Zaragoza defeated the French Army under General Charles de Lorencez...
Juego de Tronos, or “Game of Thrones,”Aztec style! It came long before the setting of the epoch television blockbuster.   It will re-appear to us soon in the form of “Malinalli.” This original musical, like the...

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