Category: Editor’s Column

Writer’s Block: Six More Weeks

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com February 5, 2015 Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this week. And right on cue, the sunny skies we saw over the weekend dimmed into memory as dull gray clouds scuttled overhead, ushered in by a chill breeze. If the plump, yet shy rodent is to be believed, we’ve …

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Editor’s Note: Football is Football

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com January 29, 2015   Sunday marks the end of a season for many folks in the Valley. With much fanfare, food, friends and family, folks will gather around their TV screens as the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots square off against each other in the NFL’s …

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Editor’s Note: When the Fish Don’t Bite

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com January 22, 2015 One of my uncles has a not-so-secret fishing spot where he regularly catches reds, drum, and other fish. He likes to set up camp on one of the public piers out at Port Mansfield. Like Norm from the TV show Cheers, everyone who regularly fishes …

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Editor’s Note: Ponies on the Beach

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com January 15, 2015 I may not look it, but I consider myself something of a car enthusiast. I love vintage Ford Mustangs in particular. And I can remember exactly when I fell in love with the original pony car, too. I was a kid and it was a …

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Editor’s Note: Home is where the art is

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com January 8, 2015 The first week of the year has come and gone and by now we have all gone back to our offices to start the new work year, as well. It’s a bit bittersweet, but it’s time for the Christmas decorations to be put away until …

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Editor’s Note: New Beginnings

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com January 1, 2015 It’s that time of year again, when we put on a pot of black eyed peas to simmer on the stove, set aside 12 grapes to be eaten while making wishes at midnight, or jot down a list of resolutions on a pad of paper …

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