Jenny and Emma talk about the jumper Jenny’s grandmother made her that she never wanted to wear.

“The jumper had a little bib on it…like overalls, but not like overalls.” When Jenny (on the right) is in middle school, her grandmother, a tailor, makes her an ill-fated jumper. Despite hiding it in the back of her closet,...

“If you don’t go through the bad times, you don’t know what good times are.”

I interviewed my AVID high school teacher and began by asking her about a life changing event, leading to her story and how it affected her and some advice for students on what she’s learned.

People of the Rio Grande Valley Border Towns: Mitch

People of the Rio Grande Valley: Mitch. Artist Mitch Darte and I talk about the loss of her Mother and how it propelled her into her flourishing career in painting. Mitch was a high school art teacher, and after losing...

Never stop believing…

Mother, daughter interview discussing teenage pregnancy, decision making, and the notion of never stop believing in yourself.