Staff blogs

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    Product of the day

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I never would have imagined I would voluntarily ingest something with the word "septic" in its name. Yet there it is. I'm still suffering from allergies. I don't have a cold, runny nose and not even much of a cough. ...

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    My acceptance of Tejano music

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    It has always been part of my culture, my heritage, but for so many years I denied it. I did not understand nor did I care for its sound, colors and what it represented. I’m talking about Tejano music. I ...

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    Buying memories

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    If you have some extra cash around the house, you may want to check out the AstroWorld Public auction on Jan. 6-8. As you may know, the AstroWorld in Houston was closed for good recently. When I was a kid ...

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    Busy days

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I thought that things would be a little more relaxing now that school is out for the semester. Wrong. Things are busier than ever at work, which is a good thing because I'm grateful every day that I have a ...

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    Kids do the darndest things

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Last week I had a link to an article about a cafe owner who caused a controversy by putting up a sign. The sign in question said: "Children of all ages have to behave and use their indoor voices." Apparently ...

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    Wikipedia in the media

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Don't know if many of you ever read my previous post on Wikipedia, if not you can read it by clicking here. It seems like Wikipedia has been in the news lately because of a false entry that according to ...

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    Imagine

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    Twenty-five years ago today I don't think I was in kindergarten yet. I was probably sitting at home watching Sesame Street and learning about something that was not like the other. Back then I didn't know that one of the ...

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    Finals

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    It's final exam week at UHV. Things should be back to normal after today. I have my last exam today and will turn in my last assignment for the semester this afternoon. I have so many things I write about ...

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    City employee fired after radio appearance

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    This will probably be the only time I wish I had listened to 95.1 KVIC. (Not a fan of morning radio shows, sorry.) Watched the local news this evening and saw a report that mentioned the Recreation Superintendent for the ...

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    Victoria College wins teaching award

    By cjcastillo in Digital Babble

    I thought this was interesting: Source: PETA media center Victoria, Texas — For its compassionate decision to stop using live cats to teach endotracheal intubation to students, The Victoria College has been presented with PETA’s "Compassionate Teaching" Award. The cats ...

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