Staff blogs

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    Go green: Look for alternatives

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Tired of the rising price of fuel? Well instead of complaining, why don't we all search for ways to save money? As the gas prices around here get closer and closer to $3.00 a gallon, every penny saved counts. Listed ...

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    Map of gas prices in U.S.

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    The Web site GasBuddy.com has a national gas temperature map, which is a map that lets you see what gas prices are around the country. Areas are color coded according to their price for the average price for regular unleaded ...

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    Learning with wikiHow

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    At one time or another in our lives, many of us have pondered about things we all wish we knew how to do, but never took the incentive to learn, like how to solve a Rubik's cube, how to read ...

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    Dig it: Victoria's Jazz It Up! festival

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Today's issue of The Victoria Advocate has an article about the events at this year's jazz festival. Check it out, all the hip cats will be there (save me from the feline jokes, please), so be there or be square. ...

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    Jazz Festival brings salsa band to Victoria

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    The Jazz It Up Festival starts this week in Victoria. There will be a variety of events, including a performance by the Victoria Symphony, a dinner and jazz concert with Bob Gallarza and Friends and student competitions. There is one ...

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    Rolling, rolling, rolling: Keep those blackouts rolling

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Record-breaking temperatures forced rolling blackouts across the state of Texas yesterday...and it's not even summer yet. Source: AP Faced with the prospect of another day of record heat, the state's power suppliers urged Texans to cut down on their electricity ...

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    Days off

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I am enjoying some days off from work , so things have been quieter than usual on my blog. I thought about finishing my podcast about salsa and merengue music on my days off, but then I though, "Nah, it ...

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    Deep in the heart of Texas

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    The recent issue of Texas Monthly has a great feature, "75 Things We Love About Texas." Several contributors have written about their favorite things about Texas. I'll share a few listed in the article: 1. Bluebonnets Yes, they are a ...

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    My addiction

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    It started out innocently enough. I first experimented with simple blends, nothing complicated. I only did it because it was something that helped me relax on the weekends or after a particularly grueling day at work. I knew I had ...

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    Write away

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Now that you all know about my aspirations to become a real writer, I need to narrow down my options. Do I want to write fiction? Or do I want to go into journalism? Before any decisions are made, first ...

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