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La Tienda Garza

On July 4th, 40 years ago, la tienda de mis Abuelos (food and crafts store) in Mission, TX, burned down. Expectedly, July 4th has not been much of a holiday or “celebrated” memory for my familia. My youngest Tia, says she was exiting noon mass at the Guadalupe Church right behind her father’s store when…

Soft-Butch Side

My soft-butch side- One of our first out of town road trips was to Austin. We circled Lady Bird Johnson Lake (formerly known as Town Lake) in a pretty roomy paddle boat. Although, my butch side forced me to pretend like this was a simple feat and something I had done with a million other…

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