our stepdad became james brown right before our eyes in the living room. it would normally be after returning home from sportsman inn, the bar next to the creek. Continue reading
By CHICO REYES, Associated Press Writer
AUSTIN August 4, 2014
WARNING: Readers are asked not to try this at home. Any calzones that are damaged as a result of this will not be replaced.
La Llorona and Bloody Mary may be feeling some competition throughout Latino communities in Texas as a new urban legend involving a rooster, called gallo in Spanish, is making headlines. The urban myth people are talking about has to do with Ramon Ayala’s lost song called El Gallo Copeton. Continue reading
It had been years since I mowed the house we grew up in. Like with people, the house had become old and fragile and ill; soon it will meet its demise. As I mowed the lawn, it reminded me of a garden we had. It wasn’t huge, but it required some work. Our stepdad Joe worked the tiller like an expert. Continue reading