With a global pandemic, a fractured economy, a divisive election, the death of George Floyd, urban unrest, racial tensions, wildfires, even murder hornets, who can dispute that 2020 has been a bad year but things could be worse. Tell me something good that’s happened in 2020.

Annabelle Perez Martinez: “My Blessing is Having a husband who suggested my elderly parents move in with us. He’s definitely a keeper. My kiddos and I are truly blessed. FAMILY is EVERYTHING.”

Valerie Marie Alviar: “I found the love of my life. My family, friends and I are healthy. I have a job, roof over my head, food on the table and most importantly, I’ve gotten closer to God.”

Darwin Walker: “I’m still here and my family is safe.”

Manny Santana Montilla: “We are still here making each other laugh no matter what is happening in our lives, personally. Always a good joke, safe politics, and making a difference in each others lives through social media.”

Sandra Luna Perez: “I’m still alive and have food on the table, roof over my head, my family and friends who stand by me day after day. I’m very blessed.”

Jerry Rowray: “I’m still alive…healthy….and madly in love after 36 years.”

Missy Stafford Tello: “Noel got his first starring role in a play. He was Captain Von Trapp in the Sound of Music.”

Walter Martinez: “We’re all still alive. God bless those who have left this earth.”

Donna K Browning Benson: “God has kept me healthy.”

Tracy Trevino: “God is still in control. We are learning to not take anyone or anything for granted. We are learning that without God, we are nothing. We have to bow down and remember who breathes life into our lungs everyday. For this, I am thankful. All is Good because our God is good.”

Daisy De La Fuente: “Staying healthy through this whole pandemic is something to be thankful for.”

Candy Yvonne: “God is still on His throne and in control.”
Eric Scott Caballero: “My family, thus far, has stayed COVID free.”

Thomas Mc: “Trump lost the election.”

Robert Spenrath: ‘Thank God Trump lost and now we can sleep more easily with him gone.”

Jesus Tello: “Mr Orange is gone.”

Shirley Ashmore: “I bought a new truck and got a new shower built.”

Nicole Torres-Cooke: “I kicked cancer’s ass!”

Yvette Jimenez Apodaca: “My daughter moved down to SA with us.”

Jazmin D Zuñiga: “My Granddaughter was Born in March 2020.”

Yvette Elizabeth: “I wake up everyday.”

Leo Gamez: “I saved money.”

Monica Monica: “I survived 2020.”

Jeff Hull: “I got my apartment.”

David Menchaca Ortega: “I finally came home, from an unfortunate predicament.”

Toni Brumfield: “2020 has given me the gift of time. I no longer run around like crazy. I have been forced to slow down and enjoy the small things like a bike ride,a walk, a long phone conversation etc. I’m blessed with the gift of time.”

Ralph Valdez: “We’re still kicking. Thank God. ”

Judith Tello: “Well, everyday we thank God for another day of life. We hug each other everyday and tell each other “we love you”, never knowing it could be our last. That’s what we’ve learned during this COVID19.”

Jose Gallegos II: “I made the run off! Alamo Colleges Board of Trustees D4.”
Henry Rodriguez: ‘I’m one happy Chicano living at the Hacienda Rodriguez even though I’m happy anywhere. Life is good. One day at a time. I am not a God fearing person because God is love and I see no reason to fear a loving and forgiving God.”

Charlene Smith: “My family has not suffered from the virus!