29 June 2021 / Texas

Here are some photos of murals at the Center for Education and Economic Development.

Here are some photos of murals at the Center for Education and Economic Development.


The Center for Education and Economic Development has several murals that represent aspects of the community and the local culture.

This one represents notable people and places.
This one represents notable people and places.


This mural is about computer science, which the Center promotes for the community.
This mural is about computer science, which the Center promotes for the community.

This represents our downtown district.
This represents our downtown district.

The Border Theater is a notable landmark in our community.
The Border Theater is a notable landmark in our community.

State Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa is a prominent member of our community.
State Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa is a prominent member of our community.

This is artistic flourish by the muralist.
This is artistic flourish by the muralist.

More artistic flourish.
More artistic flourish.

This mural represents our community’s agricultural history.
This mural represents our community’s agricultural history.

This mural is about the chapel which inspired the name of our city, Mission, Texas.
This mural is about the chapel which inspired the name of our city, Mission, Texas.

The artwork is not available for public viewing. CEED operates as a coworking space. Thus, the murals are visible to members and other guests.

Read More

We could not finish our evening walk.

Texas

We could not finish our evening walk.

Mission Hike and Bike Trails is where we go for our evening walks. Yesterday, we had to cut it short. The rain brought out too many bugs. We couldn’t walk comfortably with them flying in our faces.

0 MIN READ

Choice Privileges Visa Earning Breakdown

McAllen

Choice Privileges Visa Earning Breakdown

As travel is starting to bounce back after two years of lockdowns, I decided to take a closer look at the Choice Privileges Visa card, which we have had for several years without scrutiny.  About Choice Privileges Choice Privileges is the Choice Hotels loyalty program that awards points for stays, which can be redeemed for free stays. As with most

3 MIN READ

We visit On The Border   to test credit card

McAllen

We visit On The Border to test credit card

Today, Mrs. TWM and I went out to the local Embassy Suites Hotel restaurant named On The Border. The hotel is in McAllen, Texas. Our motive was to try out the Hilton Honors Business Card by American Express. The card earns 12 points per dollar of spending at Hilton properties. Of course, it’s better to verify. So, we had lunch and some drinks.

1 MIN READ