When my brother Rick, who lives in El Paso, visits San Antonio, we always take a walk in the neighborhood where we grew up.
The building where my father’s small barbershop was located still stands at the corner of Nolan & […]
“To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.” ~Thomas Campbell
Each morning, as my father would drop me off in front of St. Michael’s School in San Antonio, Texas, he would give me 31 cents from his pocket […]
My dad, the late Joe A. Melendrez, Sr., was a barber who probably never made more than $600 in a single month, and yet he was able to support his family and send his boys to a private Catholic school. […]Read More