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Tag Archives: Rick Melendrez

My Father’s Spirit

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 & […]

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Why I Carry 31 Cents In My Pocket Every Day

“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 […]

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