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Tara in the Neighborhood

Mar 12, 2020

Selena reminds us to take care in the simple acts of life.   She reminds us all to take a moment and try to make it special. Selena does this with clothes but I see the bigger picture.  The bigger picture is to create rituals and ceremonies in our everyday life.  It could be as simple as curling your hair and choosing...


Jan 16, 2020

Dr. Reddy is a Brownsville opthamologist who joins us to discuss her passion, eyes.   She takes us on her journey from India to Texas and shares her story of life in deep south Texas.   Dr. Reddy began mission work in early 2004 and found an outlet for her real passion helping her "extended family" see the world.    Her...


Jan 2, 2020

In this podcast, I have a conversation with a local family practice physician, Dr. Beverly Zavaleta.  We dive into her personal journey from physician to  cancer patient.   We discuss the dissection of separating ourselves from our professional personae.  We meet both Dr. Zavaleta, the Havard trained physician and we...


Dec 5, 2019

 Jose “Joe” Sanchez on Tara in the Neighborhood

Jose is a resident on South Padre Island, he is a teacher, musician, storyteller, inn keeper and sandcastle maker.  Jose left the Valley in the mid 1970's to attend Harvard University in Cambridge,  Massachusetts.  Jose started his academic journey as anthropologist...


Oct 24, 2019

Today on Tara in the Neighborhood we have Eduardo Campirano, the director of the Port of Brownsville. He manages all 40,000 acres of the port, provides about 44,000 jobs, and oversees the operation of 13 cargo docks. Not only does the port serve as recognition to Brownsville, but it also partakes in several recreational...