Column: Manny Pacquiao, Ricky Hatton, Oscar De La Hoya and Jesus Chavez

They say that mixed martial arts and the Ultimate Fighting Championship are crushing the sport of boxing.  The cage fighters get to brawl like two guys in a street fight.  The kings of the ring are limited to strictly punching with heavier padded gloves to find a way to out-point or knock out their opponent.  […]

Column: Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce networking breakfast

A couple of weeks ago, I went to my first Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast.  The topic that morning was Finding Capital in a Recession.  The place was packed and it made sense.  We’re in a recession and people are looking for money, so why not find out how to get it.  Anyways, […]

Column: NHI needs motivated high school freshmen

Almost every Sunday in 1995, I spent my day at the capital learning how to debate and develop leadership skills. Little did I know at that time that I was building friendships that would last a lifetime. Later in life it became a valuable business network. You see, my friends that I spent my Sundays […]

Column: Live music comes to Pangaea

Maybe I watched too much of the BBC’s Absolutely Fabulous on Super Bowl Sunday (not a football girl, sorry), so bear with me. Anyway, the main character Edwina Monsoon loves the beautiful things, is obsessed with names and gets herself in outrageous situations trying to obtain them. So, when I hear her crying for, “Names, […]

Column: Whataburger heartbreak, an open letter

Dear Whataburger, I’ve always thought of you as part of the family. I mean you’ve been around since 1950. My parents were mere teenagers when your first stand came up in Corpus Christi. So, what happened? Now you’re leaving, closing the doors of your nondescript headquarters on Staples Street. As reported by the Corpus Christi […]