Category Archive: Editor’s Column

Mar 24 2017

Writer’s Block: So Long, Farewell!

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Though the beats are still bumping at the beach and bayside parties, Spring Break 2017 is quickly winding down, it seems. Once again, the seasons are changing — Monday ushered in the first official day of spring with sunny skies and a warm breeze. As our college coed …

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Mar 17 2017

Writer’s Block: Texas Week

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Spring Break isn’t just big business for the Rio Grande Valley, it’s also big news. Having worked in the media industry for a while now, I’ve covered my fair share of Spring Breaks in the past. And usually, Texas Week is the biggest, best week of all. It’s …

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Mar 10 2017

Writer’s Block: Spring Break 2017

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Welcome Spring Breakers! Welcome to our beautiful South Padre Island, where the sun shines warm, the wind blows cool and the music plays loud. I know I speak for many when I say we’re glad you’re here. And we hope you enjoy your week of fun and sun …

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Feb 24 2017

Writer’s Block: Here We Go Again

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com It’s like family. You walk into a place you haven’t been to in a while, but instantly feel yourself falling into a sense of comfortable familiarity. Like pulling on your oldest, most care worn sweater, you’re surrounded by a sensation that’s warm, soft and welcoming. It’s almost like …

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Feb 17 2017

Writer’s Block: Cowboy Creed

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com You hear stories about the good ol’ days. You hear stories of the time when towns were so small that you knew all your neighbors and folks never locked their doors at night because why would you when you can name everyone in your no-stoplight-town? You hear stories …

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Feb 03 2017

Writer’s Block: Don’t Rain On My Parade

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com I’d much rather be out enjoying this weather. All week long it’s been perfect. Sunny skies, wispy clouds drifting along a backdrop of brightest azure and pleasant warmth with just the right amount of chill in the breeze to kiss your skin and keep you cool. Yet, no …

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Jan 27 2017

Writer’s Block: Winter’s No Rest For the Weary

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com It’s hard to call it “winter” when the days have been warm enough to go for walks along the beach barefoot, or when it’s been warm enough to dip your toes in the surf while on those walks. I know that from personal experience since I’ve recently taken …

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Jan 20 2017

Writer’s Block: Time to be ‘WOWEd’

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com It’s no secret that the Rio Grande Valley’s best kept secret is its amazingly diverse wildlife. We’ve got elusive ocelot stalking through the thorn scrub beneath a clouded moon, and lemony bright great kiskadees chattering loudly in our backyard bird feeders. There’s zebra longwing butterflies flitting hither and …

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Jan 13 2017

Writer’s Block: Thar She Blows!

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com It’s officially been ‘winter’ for a while now, but it wasn’t until this past week that we truly saw some wintry weather. Now, sure, we’ve had a couple of cold fronts blow through during the 2016-2017 winter season already, but they’ve all been pretty tame compared to the …

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Jan 06 2017

Writer’s Block: New Year, You You… Again

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com We nearly one full week into the new year and I wonder how many of us have already broken our New Year’s resolutions. It’s ok. It happens. In the time I’ve been here my previous columns for the first week of January have also been about new year’s …

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